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Why God Is Gracious To Spare Us From Revival

Persecution leads to revival–that’s the common dictum. Government cracks down on church; church deepens its commitment and spiritual maturity; church grows, leaving government gnashing its teeth. But what if the reverse is true? What if revival actually leads to persecution, … Continue reading

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How It’s Possible To Have More Christian Persecution…And Fewer Martyrs

The words “persecution” and “martyrdom” are used almost interchangeably today, as if they were synonymous, or at least two sides of the coin of egregious violations of religious liberty. As the popular calculus goes, a rising tide of violence against … Continue reading

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Persecution Of Christians Is At An All-Time High And Growing. Have You Leapt For Joy Yet?

This month saw the release of Open Door’s 2015 World Watch List, its annual report on the state of Christian persecution worldwide. The press release on the Open Doors site reads in part: While the year 2014 will go down … Continue reading

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