prepare for persecution

How to Prepare for Persecution

If I’m being totally honest, the idea of suffering for the sake of the gospel makes me a little uncomfortable. I’d rather be safe. Comfortable. Happy. Prosperous. Respected. Admired. Can you relate? The reality is my avoidance means if persecution came I wouldn’t be ready. So, perhaps today would be a good day that we might want to consider what it …

christian biographies

10 Christian Biographies You Should Read Before You Die

One of my goals this year has been to read more Christian biographies, especially those of believers who have suffered persecution for their faith and have stood firm under trials. I’ve shared before my personal connection to persecution, as well as the fears and nightmares that haunted me for years, and how my study of Colossians freed me to rest in …