**** Just an update on this post. Since I sent the email, it was returned to me. Something about they couldn't get through to the receiving address. I'm detirmined that this means nothing in light of my great God! He knows my petition. He's read my email. And He's got the Chinese representative at the… Continue reading Hebrews Thirteen Three: Write a letter to the Chinese representative at the U.N.
At church this past Sunday, as the Pastor was teaching through a section of Acts 19, something he said really caught me. He said something to the effect of, "The Ephesian believers didn't protest the propagation of idols in Ephesus, they simply lived out the message and preached the Word."When he said that I was… Continue reading Lessons from Wurmbrand and the Ephesian church
I just want to take some time each Sunday morning to post about and pray about my brothers and sisters in hostile nations. My heart is this: Every Sunday (or almost every Sunday) I take my sons to worship Jesus with our friends without any fear of ANYTHING! Oftentimes while I'm singing or taking in… Continue reading Hebrews Thirteen Three Sunday
The Voice of the Martyrs now has a website where you can listen to news podcasts about current persecution against Christians around the world. This is news you WON'T hear on your local news or even cable news shows.As I was listening to this podcast updating news of violence against Christians in India and Ethiopia… Continue reading In all your listening, listen to this
Last night as I watched China's athletes come out for a gymnist competition I looked at their faces and had to fight back the tears because I heard, "They cannot be a Christian without loosing everything!" The choice is very clear there. The cost is very evident. There's no lukewarmness there like there is here.… Continue reading China’s Christians aren’t lukewarm- they can’t be!
This is a quote from Richard Wurmbrand, the founder of the Voice of the Martyrs, he himself a martyr (though he didn't die in captivity, he suffered greatly and was a great witness of Christ, and that's really what it means to be a martyr- be a witness). He wrote these words in the jarring… Continue reading A message to you from the captive church
(This is Shuang Shuying- a 76 year old beloved of Jesus imprisoned in China while walking next to the Olympic site with her house-church-leader son)Father God, as I listened today to the message about David and Saul, about how Saul was dead yet even though he had persecuted and tried to kill David, David wept… Continue reading Prayer for China
(Chinese Christians worshipping Jesus "illegally" in a house church in China)Today in China many lovers of Jesus are risking imprisonment, torture, loss of home, job, income, reputation, etc. to get together with each other and pray, read God's word, sing to the Lord and enjoy fellowship in the Spirit together.Whether you've already been to worship… Continue reading On your way to church today remember
Remember... Today is the first day of the Olympics in China. Until the Olympics are over I resolve to post something each day to bring awareness and stir someone (mostly myself) up to prayer concerning China, it's government, and it's people."Remember Jesus Christ...for which I am suffering, bound with chains as a criminal. But the… Continue reading Remember. And…I want to be a "Rebelutionary" Mom
The Olympics begin in China in 7 days. All eyes will be on the China we can see on t.v. and it's the China, China wants us to see. But there's more than meets the eye.Recently, the Lord began turning my heart towards praying for the people who make my clothes. Now almost every time… Continue reading Hebrews Thirteen Three: China