ISIS is slaughtering Arab Christians. Why are churches in the West so quiet? Here’s one way you can help.

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Are you praying for the persecuted Christians in the Mideast? Is there more you can do? Are you praying for the persecuted Christians in the Mideast? Is there more you can do?

(Central Israel) — When my family and I moved to Israel in mid-August, we did so amidst a jihadist onslaught against the Jewish State. The third Gaza war was underway. Hamas and other terrorist groups in Gaza were firing more than 4,000 rockets, missiles and mortars at Israeli civilians, including Jews, Muslims and Christians.

That said, Israel was (and remains) one of the safest places to be in the Middle East this year, and not just for Jews but for Christians, as well.

Christians are being persecuted and even slaughtered throughout the epicenter. Israel and Jordan are safe havens. But from Syria to Iraq to Iran and beyond, the Radical Islamic jihadist offensive against followers of Jesus Christ is fierce and unrelenting. Indeed, as I’ve written about in recent months, we are seeing genocidal conditions emerging in thisregion against the Christians.

Why…

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Three threats to America, Israel & the Church in the Mideast. Notes from my address at Moody Bible Institute.

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MoodyBibleInstitute(Chicago, Illinois) — It was an honor to be on the campus of Moody Bible Institute in downtown Chicago on Monday and Tuesday. At the invitation of Dr. Paul Nyquist, president of MBI, and Dr. Michael Rydelnik, a professor and head of the Jewish Studies Program, I was invited to teach a class on the Holocaust, another class on modern Israeli politics and society, speak on an evening panel on “Israel & The Gaza Conflict,” tape two programs for Moody Radio, and address the student body — some 1,600 future Christian leaders — on Tuesday morning at chapel.

Here are my notes for the addressed I delivered at chapel: “Three Threats Facing America, Israel and the Church in the Middle East.” I hope you find them helpful.

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Thank you, Dr. Nyquist. It is an honor to be back here at Moody Bible Institute and I’m grateful for the opportunity to share…

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Urgent: Pray for Iraq as Christians join mass exodus from Mosul & ISIS moves towards Baghdad.

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An image taken from a video uploaded on Sunday by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria claiming to show fighters in Tikrit, Iraq. (Credit ISIS, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images) An image taken from a video uploaded on Sunday by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria claiming to show fighters in Tikrit, Iraq. (Credit ISIS, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images)

(Washington, D.C.) — Please pray for Christians in Iraq, as well as all of Iraqis, as the ISIS jihadist offensive intensifies — and share this with others to pray, as well.

Now that U.S. military forces have all been withdrawn, the radical Islamist groups have launched a “surge” of their own, one that they have been preparing for quite some time. There is a real danger now that Iraq could completely collapse and soon be in the hands of Radicals.

The Christians of Iraq are particularly vulnerable. By the grace of God, I have had the opportunity to travel into Iraq four times since its liberation, usually with members of The Joshua Fund team. We have met with…

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