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Killing Christians

Living the Faith Where It's Not Safe to Believe

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Published by Thomas Nelson .
Written in English

About the Edition

Could you retain your faith even if it meant losing your life? Your family’s lives?

To many Christians in the Middle East today, a “momentary, light affliction” means enduring only torture instead of martyrdom. The depth of oppression Jesus followers suffer is unimaginable to most Western Christians. Yet, it is an everyday reality for those who choose faith over survival in Syria, Iran, Egypt, Lebanon, and other countries hostile to the Gospel of Christ. In Killing Christians, Tom Doyle takes readers to the secret meetings, the torture rooms, the grim prisons, and even the executions that are the “calling” of countless Muslims-turned-Christians.

Each survivor longs to share with brothers and sisters “on the outside” what Christ has taught them. Killing Christians is their message to readers who still enjoy freedom to practice their faith. None would wish their pain and suffering on those who do not have to brave such misery, but the richness gained through their remarkable trials are delivered—often in their own words—through this book. The stories are breathtaking, the lessons soul-stirring and renewing. Killing Christians presents the dead serious work of expanding and maintaining the Faith.

“When you’re looking for real-life accounts of 21st Century believers whose lives are literally at stake for their beliefs, it demands the credibility of a man who has the smell of the front lines of the battlefield on his clothes because he was there yesterday and will be back there tomorrow. I’m proud to say my friend Tom Doyle is that man.”

—Jerry B. Jenkins, Novelist & Biographer

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction - Persection, the New Normal
Chapter One The Pirates of Somalia
Chapter Two The Only Empty Graveyard in Syria
Chapter Three Syrian Refugee, but Not Forgotten
Chapter Four Get Your Bible at the Mosul Mosque
Chaper Five The Joy of a Baghdad Beating
Chapter Six A Bodyguard in Saudi Arabia
Chapter Seven When the Brotherhood Has a Knife at Your Throat
Chapter Eight The Gaza Strip Infiltrators
Conclusion
About the Authors

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
210
Dimensions
8.4 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
Weight
6.4 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25944107M
ISBN 13
978-0718030681
LC Control Number
2014957694
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