Tag Archives: martyrdom

Martyrdom precedes persecution, not the other way around

We must learn how the Bible tells stories of persecution and make sure our modern accounts reflect biblical theology. Unfortunately, these days many accounts of Christian persecution are told like news stories designed to advance the narrative that Christians are … Continue reading

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How Cho Man-Sik Lived And Died Like Jesus

On October 18, 1950, Pyongyang prison was bustling with activity. Prisoners whispered to one another as they watched soldiers dash back and forth. “The Communist have been ordered to pull out of Pyongyang!” They said. Some were excited to hear … Continue reading

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The Story of Disgraced Christians Who Denied Christ

Post by Pastor Tim – As I prepare to go to France (FYI – just a layover, no romantic Paris vacation for me), I was fascinated by the persecution that overtook the Christian communities in Lyons and Vienne in 177 … Continue reading

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