Monthly Archives: December 2015

  • Muslims in Uganda deceived, then brutally murdered a Christian father for taking care of abandoned Muslim children. Up until December 2, Patrick Ojangole, a hard-working farmer, lived with his wife and five children in eastern Uganda. Now, Patrick is with his Savior – he was attacked and killed because he dared to put his faith […]

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  • Praise God — thirty-seven elderly Christian hostages of ISIS in Syria have recently been released. In February, ISIS jihadists took control of 35 villages in northeastern Syria and kidnapped over 200 Assyrian Christians. In October, the group broadcast video footage of these Muslims executing 3 hostages, and threatening to kill all the Assyrians if ransom money […]

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  • Persecution of Christians by Muslims continues in Uganda as a group of Islamists murder a wife and mother  for her faith in Jesus Christ. There was a knock at the door, and Mamwikomba Mwanika went to see who was there. A group of men stood outside. She didn’t know any of them. “Your husband has followed […]

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  • The government of Sudan is destroying Christian churches. On October 21, government workers in bulldozers destroyed a Lutheran church. A week later, in the Karari area of Omdurman, authorities tore down another church building, which they claimed was on government land. “It seems that the government is systemically(sic) targeting churches in these times,” one church […]

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  • “The thief only comes to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” (John 10:10) The words of Jesus Christ our Lord summarize well what has been happening in the recent weeks. I want to recommend this insightful and truthful response (only 3 minutes) […]

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  • The armor of God (Eph 6:10-18) is to protect very specifically the conviction we have as Christians that God’s blessings are present and irrevocable. This conviction comes under attack in many ways, but we see it clearly in the case of the persecution of Christians under Islam. While we pray, of course, to protect such […]

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  • How might we pray generally for the Church persecuted at the hand of Islam?  What ways to pray are applicable to both individual instances of persecution, and also to the general tide of persecution that affects the Christians throughout the Muslim world?  Here are 10 universal ways to pray for brothers and sisters in Christ […]

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