Persecution

In the UK we are used to people we know or in the media dismissing the church as old fashioned, irrelevant, etc.  However in many countries admitting to being a Christian is to invite a death sentence.  Many governments declare it a criminal offence to be a Christian, demolish churches or limit what they can do.  Public opinion is so anti-Christian that the authorities let mobs attack churches and Christians.

Release International is an inter-denominational Christian ministry working through local church partners in more than 25 countries, helping persecuted Christians prayerfully, pastorally and practically. Its ministry is based on this verse from the Bible:

‘Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison,  and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.’ Hebrews 13 v 3:

Why not find out what Release International is doing?


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