Persecution of Christians

“YOU HAVE LIED TO GOD” – (Acts 4:32 – 5:11)

By: Frank Tunstall, D. Min. “All the believers were one in heart and mind,” recorded Dr. Luke (Luke 4:32). The lame man at the gate called Beautiful had been healed the day before. Shortly after the miracle, Peter and John had been arrested by the temple police and held overnight. The next morning at their […]

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CHINA CRACKS DOWN – AGAIN

https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2018/november/what-to-do-about-persecution-in-china.html?share=56xKkXi%2fdTPQjQCm3LBm6NPogOGXW4vm   The [Chinese] government is removing crosses from their steeples and replacing them with the national flag. Inside, the crosses are being replaced with pictures of President Xi. Congregations must sing patriotic songs in worship. Parents can’t bring their children to church. CHINA CRACKS DOWN – AGAIN By: Mark Galli The tanks don’t always […]

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CHINA BANS ZION, BEIJING’S BIGGEST HOUSE CHURCH

“Their suffering does not go unnoticed by God, and so it should never go unnoticed by us.” Ed Stetzer christianitytoday.com/news/2018/september/china-bans-zion-beijing-house-church-surveillance-ezra-jin.ht    Shut down after Sunday services, influential congregation had refused orders to install government face recognition surveillance cameras. WORLD WATCH MONITOR Christianity Today’s Jeremy Weber contributed to this report. Beijing authorities threatened to close Zion Church […]

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JESUS’ MOTHER: MARY’S EMOTIONAL SWINGS

By: Frank Tunstall Life’s journey can have wide emotional swings of all kinds, going left and right, up and down. This had to be true with Mary, the mother of Jesus. Without trying to be exhaustive, this article will look at some of her experiences that lifted her to the highest pinnacles of joy, and […]

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JOHN HUS, BURNED AT THE STAKE

By: Frank Tunstall Richard II of England married Anne of Bohemia [modern Czechcloslavokia] in 1382, and the marriage opened the door for Bohemian students to study in Oxford in England. These students took the teaching of John Wycliffe back to Prague, where Wycliffe’s writing greatly influenced John Hus, the rector (lead priest) of the University […]

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OVER A MILLION POLES GATHER TO PRAY FOR THEIR COUNTRY; MAINSTREAM MEDIA CALLS IT ISLAMOPHOBIC

constitution.com/million-poles-gather-pray-country-mainstream-media-calls-islamophobic/ By Onan Coca  October 11, 2017 Almost 90% of the people in Poland identify as some denomination of “Christian” with about 87% of the population claiming to be Roman Catholic. So when more than 1 million Polish citizens gathered at the nation’s borders to pray for the future of their country, they were mostly praying as […]

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THIS DOGMA WON’T HUNT: Feinstein, Durbin, Sanders, and the New Religious Test for Office

christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/september/this-dogma-wont-hunt-feinstein-durban-sanders-and-new-relig.html?utm_ So much for Article VI of the U.S. Constitution By: Ed Stetzer  Sept 8, 2017   Christians will be applauded when they show up to feed, clothe, shelter, and encourage the battered victims of Harvey and Irma. As long as they keep their dogma in their hearts and not in their mouths, they are welcomed—but […]

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CAMBODIANS USHER IN A MIRACULOUS MOMENT FOR CHRISTIANITY

ChristianityToday.com cambodians-usher-in-miraculous-moment-for-christianity.html One of the great revivals of modern times is now happening in Cambodia, a 97% Buddhist nation. The church has grown from 200 Christians in the country in 1979, when the brutal Communist dictator Pol Pot lost power, to over 300,000 believers today. History holds Pol Pot responsible for the deaths of 1.5 million […]

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FRANKLIN GRAHAM FORMS ALLIANCE WITH RUSSIAN CLERIC TO HELP PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS

The work being done by Franklin Graham to highlight the persecution of Christians around the world, and especially in the Middle East, is encouraging to me. I have long believed we Pentecostals should make room in every Sunday service to pray for our brothers and sisters in the persecuted church.  – Pastor Frank  http://time.com/4776717/mike-pence-russian-cleric-hilarion-alfeyev/ By: […]

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