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    LGBT sexuality and persecution: What are you prepared to do?

    Growing up in the 1950’s and 60’s and reading what the book of Revelation says about the persecution of Christians in the end times, I could only imagine that such apocalyptic scenarios must be way, way off in the future. Surely beyond my lifetime. We didn’t know anyone who didn’t go to church. I couldn’t fathom how our culture could change that deeply and rapidly. There was a little tension between Catholics and Protestants, but believing in God and going to church was not only acceptable, it was respectable. Even culturally expected in some parts of the U. S. If you didn’t, you kept it quiet. Except for Madeline Murray…

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    Evangelicals and The Refugee Crisis and The Generous College Students

    I was surprised and a little shocked recently when I read in a letter from a friend who was visiting in the Middle East  – “More than once I was asked, ‘Why are American evangelicals absent and silent in this crisis?’ How would you have answered that question?” Really?? I knew the involvement of one of our grandchildren –  then googled “Evangelicals and the Refugee Crisis in the Middle East”  to find plenty of information to answer the question. During January 2-4, 2106 at Passion thousands of college students gathered. They were challenged to live for Christ with all out commitment. They were also challenged to give financially.  The picture…