Tag Archives: Persecution

An Upside-Down Affair

I was going over some news articles I had saved today, cleaning out my desk, and found three articles each with a similar theme. In the first, the author, Reinaldo Gadea Perez commented that Venezuela is seeing its highest murder … Continue reading

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Silence – Movie Discussion

There is no way I can do justice to Silence with a brief review. It was not a fun movie; it was, however, haunting, powerful, gripping, disturbing. It was the kind of heavy you can’t shake off, the kind I’d … Continue reading

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Speaking Softly

We may have all the right answers, but when we live something, we often change the way we give them. Maybe what we say doesn’t change, but our delivery often does. Maybe our conviction grows stronger and our speech therefore … Continue reading

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The Undesirable Parish

I read these words today: Richard Wurmbrand…suffered abominably at the hands of the communists for over two decades in prison. I have never seen a more gracious, kind or happier man. That meeting still profoundly affects me years later. Richard … Continue reading

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Beautiful Perspective

A young woman was left a single mom, widowed when her husband, Necati, was killed by religious extremists for his faith in Jesus.  Semse shared with Voice of the Martyrs (August, 2013 newsletter) about some of their (hers and her … Continue reading

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Tough Conversation with your Kids…and Yourself

The November 2013 issue of Voice of the Martyrs newsletter started with this: “It was so hard living in a place where terrorists were coming form other countries,” Liena said.  “These men were saying, ‘We will kill everyone who does … Continue reading

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