Persecution

The FAQs: Islamic State Beheads 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya

Sometimes it is hard to believe the persecution of Christians that goes on in the world today. Recently a video was released online that showed the beheadings [...]

Church on Fire: Persecution in Niger

Nate Bramsen is the founder of an organization that works to bring the Gospel to people in hurting nations. He wrote this blog post about his experience in [...]

Behind the Persecution in Nigeria

This quote from Abu Shekau, the Nigerian Boko Haram leader, struck me while I was reading World magazine recently. The number of Christians he has killed this [...]

Persecution in Somalia

There is so much persecution going on across the world, even though it can often feel like a distant reality to those of us in the United States. This story [...]

The Hardest Place on Earth to be a Christian

As American Christians I think we often don't think about the persecution that is going on in the world around us. We need to be aware of what is going on in [...]

Giant Step Toward Freedom of Faith in Nepal

Dave and Hannah Hough used to attend Northridge Church, and now they are working as full-time missionaries in Nepal. They were sent by Samaritan's Purse - Dave [...]

Modern-Day Martyrs – Please Read This!

This is not hundreds of years ago - this is less than one week ago. Please read this article and pray for Christians around the world who suffer and are in [...]

Where Is It Hardest to Be a Christian?

Regularly I want to remind all in our church that there are Christians who suffer around the world for their faith in ways we can't imagine.  We are [...]

5 Things You Can Do for the Christians in Iraq

There has been a lot of information about the persecution of Christians in Iraq in the news and on social media these days (and not all of it is accurate). [...]

The End of Christianity in Iraq

Sometimes it's hard to believe the persecution that goes on in other countries, since their lives are so much different than what we experience in the [...]