Middle Eastern Christians are Dying

Discussion in 'News / Current Events' started by go2church, May 14, 2013.

  1. go2church

    go2church
    Expand Collapse
    Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2002
    Messages:
    4,304
    Likes Received:
    6
    Found this article through Baptists Today. For me it really struck a cord

    http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/the-exodus-of-christians-from-the-arab-world-by-fiorello-provera

    The world I live in is so small. I get upset when I have to wait 10 minutes for something. If the church building is a bit too hot, it was just awful. What a whiny baby I can be. I've done hundreds of funerals, never once had anyone shoot at me. Never been pulled off the street and tortured either.

    It also makes we curious as to why all the talk of save Israel, fight for Israel and nothing for fellow brother's and sister's in Christ who are in perilous conditions?
     
  2. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell
    Expand Collapse
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2006
    Messages:
    38,386
    Likes Received:
    790
    Aside from your strawman at the end there I agree.
     
  3. annsni

    annsni
    Expand Collapse
    Administrator
    Administrator

    Joined:
    May 30, 2006
    Messages:
    20,198
    Likes Received:
    376
    Unfortunately, there's only so much we can do with the believers in the countries that are totally hostile to the gospel.

    But it really DOES put things in perspective, doesn't it?
     
  4. go2church

    go2church
    Expand Collapse
    Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2002
    Messages:
    4,304
    Likes Received:
    6
    Not trying to agitate the whole Israel arguments. Just wish we had more balance when the Middle East topic comes up.
     

Share This Page

Loading...