“You can kill us, but you cannot hurt us.” -Justin Martyr
“The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.”-Tertullian
*Matthew 5:9; 5:38-45; 26:52; Luke 6:27-28; Romans 12:14; 12:17-21; 1 Cor. 4:12; 1 Peter 3:9; and Revelation 12:11
Having finished the book A Faith Not Worth Fighting For, I have one wish, that it was instead called A Faith Worth Not Fighting For. I think that phrase is more positive and more accurately reflects the essays within. The Christian faith is something I will fight for in my heart and in the endeavors of my faith, not with weapons, but with the piercing sword of the spirit that gives new life. Here the authors explain why they chose the title they did, which I think is justified. Continue reading →
Maybe you heard the story about the preacher who got arrested for preaching in Arizona. And maybe you heard the version that Glenn Beck told. Or anyone else at Fox News told.
No, that’s not what happened. And no, Christianity is not becoming illegal in America. This is Arizona. You’re not going to find a town that puts a man in jail for “operating a church”. It’s a matter of complying with city ordinances about safety.