Pew Foundation Chronicles Rising Religious Hostilities, Mostly Centered in Muslim Countries
“Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:10
One reason for our focus on ministries helping persecuted Christians is because this is becoming an ever increasing problem throughout the world, but particularly in the Middle East and North Africa. The amount of money donated by Christians to ministries specifically seeking to provide help to those facing death, torture and other forms of persecution for their faith in Christ is currently rather small in relation to total giving to Christian ministries of all sorts. In research provided by the Pew Foundation, the growing scale of the problem is clearly revealed. We recommend you read the linked article and consider if the Lord would have you contribute to the needs of those who are paying a very heavy price for their faith. Read the article here.