Tag Archive: Persecution

Sermon Notes & Family Worship – January 29
Posted January 30th, 2023 by Mike Hubbard

Sermon notes sheet from our sermon on the importance of the persecuted church from Acts 23:11-35. Sermon 44 – Persecuted Church New City Catechism Question #5 Genesis Blog post with links to resources for education and prayer for the persecuted church. Song this week – O Lord My Rock and My Redeemer We showed this […]

Resources for Education and Praying for the Persecuted Church
Posted January 29th, 2023 by Mike Hubbard

Sermon this morning will highlight the reality that persecution for Christian witness is a key theme in the New Testament and a real experience for so many of our brothers and sisters around the world.  Nik Ripken remind us, “Don’t you ever believe there is a free church and a suffering church.  There is just […]

Chinese Pastor’s Letter Released on His Arrest
Posted February 24th, 2019 by Mike Hubbard

Over 100 members of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China, were arrested beginning Sunday, December 9. At the time of publication of this translation, arrests are still being made. Among those taken away were Pastor Wang Yi, senior pastor of Early Rain, and his wife, Jiang Rong, who have not been heard from since […]

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 […]