Why people deny the reality of persecution

There are those who deny the existence of religious persecution because they may not personally experience it. Eric Metaxas, author of Bonhoeffer, says that “those of us who live in the modern West don’t experience anything along these lines, and most of us are deeply ignorant of the sufferings of our brethren around the world. […]

Surrendering to the True and Living God

The idea of surrendering our minds and autonomy to God is a contradiction to the Enlightenment mind which sought (and still seeks) to free us from all restraints, especially dogmatic religious restraints or authority. Humanity was placed in a box where only reason reigned and one could not step outside this box to validate truth […]

The Deity and Lordship of Jesus Christ

When looking at the history of the church and the contemporary situation it is clear that the witness to the deity and lordship of Christ causes resistance, hostility, and persecution. There is no question that the New Testament writers believed Jesus to be the Lord. By this, they meant that Jesus is the Christ, the […]