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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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Weekly Saint: Clement Shahbaz Bhatti

Six years ago March 2, Clement Shahbaz Bhatti was gunned down outside his mother’s home in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. Bhatti, was the first Christian appointed to governmental cabinet position in Pakistan and served in that position for three years before being killed for no other reason than his Christian beliefs. At the University… Continue reading Weekly Saint: Clement Shahbaz Bhatti

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Weekly Saint: Three Persians

It’s Monday, and that means it Weekly Saint Day! The “saint” on most everyone’s mind this week is Patrick.  That’s because St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, is now the “most global national holiday” (Janick, 2015; Time). However, I’m going to be a little different.  I’m going to tell you about Joseph, Akepsimas and Aethalas of Persia. Way, way,… Continue reading Weekly Saint: Three Persians

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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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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