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Crying Out for the Persecuted in China, Including a Pastor’s Wife Buried Alive

May 17, 2016

The recent murder of a Chinese church leader’s wife and the nineteen-year imprisonment of iconic Chinese freedom fighter Harry Wu who died recently demonstrate the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Communist regime’s long legacy of repression and persecution.

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Wearing a White Carnation

May 8, 2016

I never had the experience that some children with minister parents have of feeling neglected or coming second. But Mom also had wonderful ministry to others…particularly the young servicemen — sailors, Coast Guards, etc. — that would seek her out for prayer and a mother’s love during the Vietnam War.

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#StandWithThePersecuted On Any Sunday

April 16, 2016

I take to video to encourage individual Christians as well as churches to Stand with the Persecuted.

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Stand for the Persecuted!

April 15, 2016

Christians who are presently being humiliated, beaten, tortured, arrested, imprisoned, displaced, persecuted, and enslaved, will stand up with power of GOD enabling their starved, bruised, and broken limbs.

Faith and Shahbaz Bhatti during one of his visits to Washington, DC

GOODBYE, GOOD MAN: SHAHBAZ BHATTI, Valiant Defender of Human Rights in Pakistan

March 25, 2016

March 2 was the five year anniversary of the assassination of Pakistan’s State Minister for Religious Minorities, and a brother in Christ, Shahbaz Bhatti.

The Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland (Photo Credit: Faith McDonnell)

5 Lessons We Can Learn from St. Patrick about Spiritual Warfare

March 17, 2016

The Number One lesson we can learn from Saint Patrick about spiritual warfare is: There is no High King but King Jesus.

Working as the sun set in Washington, DC, the U.S. House passed the genocide resolution.

Hooray for the House! U.S. Representatives Pass ISIS Genocide Resolution 393 to 0!

March 15, 2016

It’s official! The U.S. House of Representatives declares genocide by ISIS. Vote to approve H.Con.Res.75 passed unanimously on the evening of March 14, 2016.

Sharansky Steps near the United Nations in NY. (Photo by Faith McDonnell)

International Criminal Court Indictment of Sudan President: Sound and Fury Signifying Nothing

March 8, 2016

Our Sudanese brothers and sisters have the courage to fight evil. Do we have the courage to see evil and stand with them?

Demonstrators outside the UN demand the arrest of Sudan President Bashir

Activism and Virtual Activism for Sudan: Advocacy Opportunities for All!

March 4, 2016

The President of Sudan, Omar al Bashir, is wanted by the International Criminal Court. He has been indicted for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.

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The Greater Tide and the Bloodstained Shore

February 29, 2016

“The Greater Tide” echoes powerfully the martyrdom of all of those who have died for the sake of the Cross, but particularly the men on the Libyan seashore.

Assyrian and American flags (Photo credit: Faith J. H. McDonnell)

ACTIONS NOW! To Fight the ISIS Genocide of Christians, Others

February 24, 2016

The actions suggested in this blog post, including the #stopISISgenocide campaign, should be taken NOW because time is running out — both existentially, for the Assyrian Christians and other minorities, but also in a more literal sense, as you will see.

Presidential Candidates Must Address Genocide of Christians, Others by ISIS

Presidential Candidates Must Address Genocide of Christians, Others by ISIS

February 18, 2016

“We call upon all of the Presidential candidates, Republican and Democrat, to speak out about this moral outrage and demand justice for the victims of this genocide…”