Good Encouragement from Bad Imprisonment


The news out of North Korea does not appear good for Christians, but that doesn’t mean good can’t come from it. Our God redeems what otherwise appears lost and hopeless. Encouragement might result (see here).

Project 13:3

 

North Korea Christian PersecutionI recently read a story concerning the state of Christians in North Korea. As expected, the situation for Christians there is grim. Though some reports state that new leader Kim Jong Un is easing some restrictions which made North Korea infamous in the first place, leading them to the #1 spot for the persecution of Christians on Open Doors annual watch list, the truth of the matter is that there are still tens of thousands of Christians in prisons in North Korea.

In the story, Ryan Morgan, an analyst with International Christian Concern (Asia), says this about recent reports of reform:

“We have not heard any reports of improvement for Christians in the country and have no reason to believe anything has changed.  The regime still has up to 70,000 Christians locked away in virtual concentration camps.”

Oddly, the Lord has used reports such as these in an unexpected…

View original post 464 more words

Debate: Does the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in Japan call into question the safety of nuclear power? – Natural Disasters – Helium


Debate: Does the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in Japan call into question the safety of nuclear power? - Natural Disasters - Helium. The debate over the use of nuclear power is on. Feel free to read the article linked above and weigh in here.

Japan Update on Christian Relief


The Apostle Paul writes in 1 Thessalonians 5:17 a very simple command to Christians, “Pray without ceasing.”  The attitude of prayer is one that characterizes the believer, even though—to many people—the exercise appears futile if not outright naïve.  Yet, prayer may, in fact, be the most important and most effective thing we can do.  Especially,... Continue Reading →

Website Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: