MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

May 14th, 2015

Western Christians don’t understand persecution like those in other lands. They give their lives, we complain about inconvenience.

Do You Care For Other Believers?

April 1st, 2015 Viewed 1725 times

The book of Nehemiah is one of my favorites.  Here we have a man who was not a prophet, priest, or king, but was a lay worker– a food tester for a king.  This man had risen through the ranks, being part of an occupied people, and he was in a position of importance because he held the king’s life in his hands.

As we journey through this book together, think about his perspective and let’s ask some of the questions that he asked and think through what he thought

75% of World Persecution Targeted At Christians

March 18th, 2011 Viewed 2494 times, 1 so far today
Flashmob Against Persecution of Christians – H...

Flashmob Against Persecution of Christians – Hanover, Germany (Photo credit: SamGewinski)

To hear them talk, you would believe that atheists were the most persecuted bunch.  It seems that it’s hard to go very long without hearing about some Christian symbol that offends some Atheist, or a motto on a dollar bill that shouldn’t be there, and you get the impression that Christians are persecuting those of other faith.

And yet it’s Christians that are the most persecuted in the world:

Fun With Numbers

April 28th, 2008 Viewed 1374 times

old bible One of the most interesting things that I find myself running into countless times when discussing the New Testament and the skepticism surrounding its authenticity is this “it was written 40 years after Christ” argument.  Now, I suspect that they’re throwing around a number they read somewhere.  I’d further be willing to bet that they probably have read someone– perhaps the infamous Jesus Seminar– that doesn’t believe that the Gospels were written by first hand eyewitnesses.

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.