Sometimes we can claim we’re being persecuted, when I’m reality it’s not persecution at all.
Following Jesus puts love at the centre of everything we do. When we love as Jesus does, and refuse to take a side, we are risking being hated by both sides.
The love of Jesus includes. There is no “them”
# The Statistics
In the last year…
- 260,000,000 Christians live in places where they receive high levels of persecution.
- 2,983 Christians were killed for their faith.
- 9,488 churches have been attacked.
- 3,711 believers have been detained without trial, have been arrested or sentenced.
Top 5 most difficult countries to be a Christian
- North Korea
# Useful links
- Preemptive Love
“We risk our lives for peace. We don’t wait for those in need to come to us. We go to them, serving on the frontlines of some of the world’s worst conflicts.”