Tag Archive: Persecution

Praying for the Persecuted Church
Posted November 6th, 2013 by Mike Hubbard

This past Sunday was the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.  As a church, we have decided to make it a month-long journey.  Join us in spending a month learning about those who are persecuted for their faith around the world, finding solidarity with them, and praying for those who are hurting because […]

The Insanity of God – Book Referenced on Sunday
Posted April 30th, 2013 by Mike Hubbard

I am completely enjoying and being challenged to my very core by the book The Insanity of God: A True story of Faith Resurrected by Nik Ripken (a pseudonym for reasons you will figure out while reading the book).  I referenced a story from the book about the persecution of a Russian Christian during the […]

Pray for Iranian pastor facing martydom
Posted October 4th, 2011 by Mike Hubbard

We so take for granted our freedom to worship Jesus, and I think sometimes just believe this is the way it is everywhere. We forget that in many places the act of becoming a Christian or preaching Jesus can be life-altering or life-threatening.  Let me encourage y0u to take a moment today to pray for […]

Modern Christian Martyr
Posted July 25th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

The Bible contains stories of people who lived their lives for the glory of God and the outcome was that they were murdered for the cause of the Gospel.  Church history is also full of people whose lives were cut short because they chose to keep Christ at the center and they believed in the […]

Pragmatism and Obedience
Posted February 27th, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

This past week, the message looked at obedience in the life of a Christ-follower. In fact, obedience to the commands of God is one of the key themes for all of John’s writing, including 1 John. He seems to make it very clear that there is a connection to genuine faith and a person’s desire […]