Skip to comments.A Global Slaughter of Christians, but Americas Churches Stay Silent
Posted on 09/28/2013 3:28:23 AM PDT by Ravnagora
Christians are being singled out and massacred from Pakistan to Syria to the Nairobi shopping mall. Kirsten Powers on the deafening silence from U.S. pews and pulpits.
Christians in the Middle East and Africa are being slaughtered, tortured, raped, kidnapped, beheaded, and forced to flee the birthplace of Christianity. One would think this horror might be consuming the pulpits and pews of American churches. Not so. The silence has been nearly deafening.
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No. The churches will see to the interfaith and that no one discomfits the poor persecuted muslims.
Or diss mohammed and his servant Obama.
I must admit that the media is largely silent, but this does not mean that the “American Churches” are.
My church prays for them on a regular basis.
Just waiting for the churches that make too much noise on this issue to be audited by the IRS and have their tax-exempt status threatened.
All Americans should be outraged at this! People should be marching in the streets and giving to help the embattled Christains of the Middle East! Obama and this Thugocracy isn’t America—he is a glitch, a bump in the road. But people must speak out—the churces of all stripes—believers in Christ —must speak out! Stand up and march this St, Michaels day!
When is America going to learn?
My Church prays for them.
Did Ms. Powers mention what her own church does, I may have missed it in the article.
I didn’t see any mention of Pope Francis’ prayer vigil of 100,000 on 6 September, for peace in Syria the Catholic Churches here joined in with that.effort.
Celeb media/secular media tend to not know what they are talking about in this regard
She doesn’t see it because it doesn’t happen if its not reported I guess
She needs to go to the Vatican and report on what is going on there. Then shed find out the real story here. The media won’t allow good news stories about prayer
“My church prays for them on a regular basis.”
The IRS wants to know the content of those prayers.
Good for you guys, but what good has it done? Why are Christians and non-Muslims being slaughtered after all your prayers? Where is your god to stop this? Seems apparent to me he's just kicking back after creating the universe/planet and watching what happens. So it's up to us to stop these savages.
Kirsten Powers - how about an article on this administration lack of outcry on the slaughter of Christians ?
O'Wait...that would mean you don't get invited to all the libtard DC parties...and all your libtard facebook friends de-friend you...
First Christian persecution is going to happen and in the end days, millions of faithful will be slaughtered before the rapture.
Second, American Christians themselves are under political persecution from this very administration. The article itself demonstrates this with the bill being ignored by Harry Reid. Obama will not mount a ‘crusade’ to save Christians in the Middle East or anywhere lest he be accused of violating church & state. Stopping religious persecution is not a sacred secular cause.
Lastly, I do think many Churches here are afraid for their congregations here. Western Christians are soft and many are not yet tempered for the trials that are to come. Truly, courage these days is lacking on many fronts in both the cause of Liberty and God.
Personally, I pray everyday for Christians in the Middle East and meditate on their trials, tribulations, and deaths. All I can do is pray for them and for myself that when the day of calling comes here, I too will either stand or kneel in final faithful service to God.
America isn’t going to learn at this time.
Like blacks slaughtering whites, once attention is brought to it, the savagery increases.
But when a white kills a black, it’s mass hysteria with Sharpton appearing out of nowhere looking for freebies and camera face time and riots sprout up to “Get Even”.
Yep, that’s how affirmative action and compassion works. Same with the church and Muslim religion existing together. (Just ask the Jews)
Thank You liberal democRATS !
This reminds of that old joke, it doesn’t fit this situation but I like it, big flood ,guy won’t leave his house cause he says God will save him, The water rises and he has to climb up on the roof, a dude comes with a boat, guy says “No, I’m good, God will save me.” Water keeps rising, another dude shows up with a helicopter, the guy says “Nah I’m fine, God’s got this.”
He drowns. He standing before Saint Peter lamenting that God didn’t help. Saint Peter is incredulous, “He sent you that boat and that helicopter, you numbskull”.
Anyway, those poor people need bullets, lots of bullets.
They will sit back and wait until they are at thier doorsteps. Anything from the new pope on this? You would think being the leader of the catholic faith that this was #1 on his list and encourage his flock to demand from thie rgovernments action! Quite down I cant hear the crickets
America’s pulpits do not have time for Middle Eastern Christians, they are too busy importing half of Mexico’s Christians.
Pray for the conversion of ALL to Christ.
As the saying goes, “the blood of the Christian marytrs is the SEEDS for new Christians.”
Remember, many Americans are ARMED to the teeth.
Rather, it goes down.
Exactly, go ahead an let one priest, preacher, reverend speak on the atrocities truthfully from the pulpit and see what happens. They will be accused of fomenting hate and will bring violence to their own doorsteps, chapel, and church.
No, they will gently remind their congregations to pray for the Middle East. Go to a Bible study, prayer circle, or Rosary prayers and I ask they pray for the Christian girl who was dismembered and had her liver eaten at the pleasure of Syrian rebels in the name of allah(god) and watch the response you get. Have these religious leaders start speaking of these true horrors of Christians crucified in Egypt by islamists in the name of their allah.
The outcry would be like white on black crime...
Thank You liberal democRATS !
And this will help you when your church congregation is bombed on a Sunday morning how?
Less likely because they mind their p’s and q’s when they KNOW Americans are armed.
What’s that saying? “Turn thy other cheek?”
Well, that’s what they are doing and it isn’t doing any good.
Wait a minute, I going to check my local diocese’s web page.
The churches do also. I attend Sunday morning and Sunday evening services, and Wednesday. Our pastor never talks about it. I have visited at some other churches and I have never heard any pastors speak of it there either. Very few pastors take on anything controversial today. They are afraid to make their congregations mad. They are afraid to lose the tax exemptions. They have no back bone. It took us a year to find a church when we moved back here to Alabama. Now our pastor has gone simple with his sermons. He preaches these days like he is preaching to a room full of brand new Christians. People who have only been hearing the word for a few months or a year or two. He has quit going into the tough areas. He has gone down a road where he is afraid that he will scare the old folks, and does not want to scare off the people who are coming with anything controversial. We come home on Sunday mornings now and discuss when we just heard todays sermon. Was it a month ago or two months ago he gave this same sermon. We are now in a search again to attempt to find a church where a pastor will stand up for the Word of God and is not afraid to speak it. We have been visiting a church the past couple of weeks where the pastor seems to be that man. We will continue to visit there for a while and hope he continues to bring God’s Word direct from the pages of the Book. The Bible warns us of these days in these last days of a dying world. Pastors falling away from preaching God’s Word with authority.
...yeap - and the entitlement junkies would have to walk farther to get their cigarettes and Mountain Dew with their stolen shopping cart in tow...
The Strategy of Islam to Infiltrate and Dominate a Host Population
- They seek out nations that have basic social freedoms or areas that our depressed or void of law
- They immigrate to these areas using the laws of freedom or take advantage of those in depressed areas by offering the basic essentials of life
- Once they have merged in the host country, Islam demands respect for its customs by the host population
- They immediately begin to import their own laws into the host population
- They use the minority radicals to spread fear among the host population and enforce Islams code
- They begin to populate large numbers of Muslims through immigration and birth in the host nation
- They do a show of force through large gatherings when outnumbered by the host population and center themselves in urban areas
- When outnumbered, they will appear as the victim. When they obtain the majority, they become the aggressor
- Once they gain the majority, they strike down the host population or drive them out by use of the minority radicals and seize what were the host population properties
- Once Muslims move into an area, they spread into the social fabric through the establishment of mosques, by the economic through stores in every part of the city to bring Muslims into areas once dominated by only the host population, the use the political sphere to get Muslims elected into local, then state, then federal offices by sheer numbers in order to take over the entire social, economic, and political host through the protection of what is defined as a religion
It more commonly fits the definition of a virus: a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most viruses are too small to be seen directly with a light microscope. Viruses infect all types of organisms...
Amazing how Powers manages to be in every church in America on Sunday mornings.
Beyond praying for these people I’m not sure what it is she thinks we can do. The people who have the clout are the people who don’t care. Powers ought to know that, and I thinks she does. But she voted for that muslim in hiding, so she has to blame us to assuage her conscience instead. Powers has more influence as a member of the media than the people she blames.
Why aren’t YOU speaking out, Kristen?
Diversity gone mad
The churches are leftist organiztions. They have been co opted to act as leftwing organs rather than real churches.
Agreed with much of what you say.
In many ways though even the new Pope seems to be scaling back and stepping away from the Church’s edifice of morality. Simplifying the message to one of forgiveness, mercy, and grace. I don’t think it is necessarily a bad thing. If we are in the last days, then many like the thief on the cross, need to seek God’s forgiveness.
I also don’t think ministry is just up to the priest, preacher or pastor. It is up to the congregation. Attending services these days really isn’t enough. One needs to be involved in the Life of the Church too. I myself am guilty of a ‘services’ only member, but have made the commitment to change that habit.
We often speak about this in our men's Sunday school class. (yes, we old men meet separately from the women's Sunday school class.)
I need not ask which church you belong to. It does bother me that a group here are constantly emphasizing where other Christians are not living up to their charge and duty.
Most of America’s churches are too busy being politically correct, “involved” churches to be reminded that Jesus said the world would hate Christians, and they would have to bear the cross of being His followers. They’d rather be the newest version of “The Church of What’s Happenin’ Now,” as Flip Wilson satirized it years ago.
When our time for outright persecution comes, the leaders of today’s churches will be the least prepared of all, because they believed their own teaching that emphasized present happiness on earth rather than eternal joy in Heaven.
Where is my (our) God, the same place he’s always been.
He uses people. So he just might be waiting for us to do something.
Rand Slams Congress for Funding Egypt’s Generals:
‘How Does Your Conscience Feel Now?’
Foreign Policy | 15 Aug 2013 | John Hudson
Posted on 08/15/2013 5:44:10 PM PDT by Hoodat
Sen. Rand Paul is hammering his fellow senators for keeping billions in financial aid flowing to Egypt’s military — even as Cairo’s security forces massacre anti-government activists.
[by “anti-government activists” is meant church-burning jihadists]
I don’t think churches are silent, it’s the leftist media that silently cheers the slaughter.
Why is no one speaking out? To keep silent is condoning the actions against them.
Rand generally doesn’t get the Middle East (or Islam) right.
While Rand’s criticism of his fellow Senators would have been valid, had it been offered while the Obama Admin was busily arming Morsi’s Muslim-Brotherhood-controlled regime, by the time he levelled the criticism, the Morsi regime was already being toppled by the current al-Sisi regime. The al-Sisi regime has shown no reason not to be supported, as it is ruthlessly crushing the Muslim Brotherhood (whose representatives are found in various positions of influence throughout the Obama Administration), but has also been sympathetic to the Christians who have been the constant targets of Muslim-Brotherhood rage.
I listen to such a pastor on the internet, and his church is in Alabama. I am stuck in communist and apostate Red Hampshire where you would NEVER find a pastor such as you describe.
As an interesting aside, I didn’t know Kirsten Powers was Orthodox. Does anyone know if this is truly the case?
Our church prays for these persecuted Christians continually. I post every article I read about the persecution and slaughter of Christians overseas. But this is the difference between Christianity and Islam. One is a religion of freedom and love. The other is a hating death cult.
orthodox left winger she is
They are too busy recycling, boycotting Exxon, working for Social Justice (living wages, no criminal background checks) than to care that Christians are being murdered.
Islam is a war plan.
Please share the good pastors name. I too am hungry for the true word of God to be preached!
I try to say a prayer every day for those who are persecuted in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. I also pray for Christians here in the states to have the courage and conviction to stand solid in our faith and continue to preach the good news, true love and peace of Jesus Christ in the face of every increasing persecution.
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