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10 songs to help you remember persecuted Christians

I’ve had to put the “Around the World in 40 Days” project on hold.  I’m a little sad about that, but every time I’ve tried to pick it back up again, something happened. My computer crashed once and I lost three days worth of posts.  Then we got hit with Winter Storm Stella that dumped… Continue reading 10 songs to help you remember persecuted Christians

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Sweden

It’s day 3 of our “Around the World in 40 days” Lenten series.  We’re traveling the world through our computers and devices, checking in with our fellow Christians and learning some new things.  So far we’ve visited Cameroon and Wallis & Futuna. Today we’re skipping over to Sweden. The first part of writing process is… Continue reading Sweden

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Wallis and Futuna

Day two of our “Around the World in 40 days series” where we’re traveling the world together during Lent, meeting our fellow Christians, and learning about their country. Yesterday, we visited Cameroon. Today we’re off to Wallis and Futuna. Where?!?!? See the marker? That’s where these three French islands are in the South Pacific. Let’s… Continue reading Wallis and Futuna

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Cameroon

Good morning!  Welcome to the first day of Lent, and to our first in the “Around the World in 40 Days” series where we’ll explore a different country each day, except on Mondays. Today, we travel to Cameroon. Now there’s a country we don’t often hear about in the news in this part of the… Continue reading Cameroon

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Around the world in 40 days

I don’t know if you caught the end of my last post, but I have a plan for Lent. Lent lasts 46 days from Ash Wednesday until midnight the night before Easter Sunday (Holy Saturday). If you take out the six Mondays during Lent that I will continue to write the “Weekly Saint” series, we’ll… Continue reading Around the world in 40 days

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Weekly Saint: Gayle Williams

October 20, 2008 was a pretty unremarkable day; not much happened that carried a great deal of historical significance. Except for one family who had their world turned upside down. On that day in October of 2008, Gayle Williams of England and South Africa, was shot in the street by two men on a motorbike… Continue reading Weekly Saint: Gayle Williams

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2017 World Watch List

Every year for the past 25 years, Open Doors ministry puts out a “World Watch List” that rates 50 nations according to the level of Christian persecution.  The list also includes a map.  If you view the list online, the map is interactive. I knew that today was the day that the 2017 edition of… Continue reading 2017 World Watch List