Syria in Flames: Is This How to Defend Our Faith?
Although a flood of refugees is pouring out of war-torn Syria, thousands of Christians are choosing to stay. They are determined to fulfil their high calling as living witnesses of Christ’s love, mercy and grace. That’s no easy assignment in the middle of a multi-sided civil war between murderous extremists who hate you.
A vandalized Syrian church sanctuary
“Now, Christians are not welcome under their Islamist rule. No Western country will give us visas. Many times, we feel like the whole world, want to see the Christians of Syria slaughtered!”
Being a light in such darkness – defending the faith as Jesus would – is a difficult assignment.
But some extraordinary Syrians are doing it.
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