I have special friends scattered across Lebanon and Iraq and Jordan and so forth, doing ministry in an environment that may be the toughest in the world right now because of ISIS and the parallel efforts of radical Islamonazis. It is probable that those of us in the West cannot comprehend the immense strain the Christian community is under, and the existential threat that it faces. Please . . . please read the following statement, posted by T.J. Addington from the Evangelical Free Church of America’s national office, on behalf of the evangelical community in Lebanon and Syria. To give you a head’s up, one of the best ways to practically help the Christian communities that are being so overwhelmed and threatened, is to partner with the EFCA’s ReachGlobal.
Click here to read the urgent appeal of the Supreme Council of Evangelical Communities in Syria and Lebanon. It takes five minutes, and is worth your time if you wish to understand more fully the pressure under which the Christians in the Levant live.
Also . . . don’t forget to keep up the effort of praying each day at noon for the persecuted Christians in the Middle East. For more information about this opportunity, click here.