By Johnnie Moore
Has a Christian Holocaust Begun?
A Christian genocide by the hands of Islamic extremists is unfolding within the heart East. whole Christian populations were eradicated, and the last word goal of ISIS is to get rid of the area of Christianity.
They are good on their approach. Thousands of Christians arrive in refugee camps day-by-day as tents will be visible for miles around the nation-state of Jordan, N. Iraq and Lebanon.
Churches were demolished, crosses burned and changed with ISIS flags, houses destroyed, whole groups displaced, non secular conversions pressured, human torture enacted, kids slaughtered, and all in undeniable sight.
In many towns each Christian has been “taken care of” - displaced, murdered or forcibly switched over, and simply because the Nazis painted the famous person of David at the houses of Jews, Jihadists have painted the Christian “N” (the first letter of the Arabic notice for “Christian”) at the houses of indigenous Christian groups to spot them prior to destroying them. they've got proclaimed that they are going to now not cease until eventually Christianity is wiped off the earth from the land of its beginning the entire approach to your individual yard. So what should be performed to assist those courageous souls within the crossfire and defend a holy land?
With by no means prior to informed tales of horror and of desire, Johnnie Moore unveils the specter of ISIS opposed to around the globe Christianity, and what the realm needs to do approximately it. alongside the best way, he introduces us to the brave Christians who've stared down ISIS and lived to elevate their crosses higher.
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The other day they chopped a four-year-old boy in half. He didn’t do anything. What can a four-year-old boy do? ”² That little boy White was speaking of was also named Andrew. indd 31 2/27/15 3:29 PM DEFYING ISIS @42 become a Christian martyr. Canon Andrew White had even baptized little Andrew never knowing that little boy would be cut in half because of all that baptism symbolized. The ISIS atrocities against children are as numerous as they are incomprehensible. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the then Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in September 2014: I have a picture of what I estimate to be a six-year-old girl in a gingham party dress, white tights, a little red band around her wrist, Mary Janes [shoes], and she’s lying on the ground, and her head is gone .
They were telling us to convert to Islam, or leave. We were under house arrest . . they took our gold and money and even our extra clothing. Then, as if stealing their gold wasn’t enough, ISIS decided to steal something far more dear to them—their three-year-old daughter, Christina. They piled the three of them on a bus. They didn’t know at the time, but they would soon drop them outside of town—leaving them to flee or die. But before they did, they decided to inflict one final injustice. They sent someone onto the bus to yank Christina out of her mother’s arms.
He wrote me from a city whose streets were lined with dead bodies, whose buildings had been reduced to rubble, and whose future was as bleak as any place on the planet. He was one of the last surviving Christians, and to this day I have no idea whether he survived. He simply couldn’t let himself leave when everyone else had fled, or died, in the war. This city was his home. There were still people there to care for, and he was God’s shepherd to those people. And as we’ve all been taught from lessons that go all the way back to biblical times, shepherds struggle with the thought of leaving a single sheep behind.
Defying ISIS : preserving Christianity in the place of its birth and in your own backyard by Johnnie Moore