Stories of persecuted Christian women compiled by the Voice of the Martyrs.
Yousef, whose mother threatened to kill him for having a Bible, now smuggles Bibles the way his family once smuggled drugs.After Parveen's employer beats her for attending church, Parveen begins to help other young Christian women who work in Muslim houses.Abdulmasi kills hundreds of Christians in northern Nigeria with no remorse--until the day he chooses a new life of faith and sacrifices everything for a God of love.What can we learn from these faith-filled brothers and sisters around the world? How can we pray for them? And what do their remarkable stories teach us about a God whose light shines in a dark world?I Am N reminds us that we are each "N"--as radical Muslims in Iraq identify followers of Jesus the Nazarene. Wherever we live, we have camaraderie with those who are persecuted. So come meet their families. Read their stories. Deepen your faith in a God who gives us the courage to shine in a dark and hurting world.
Every day, millions of Christians living face Islamic extremists who threaten insult, violence, and the even death. These men, women, and children are not foreigners who need pity or missionaries too far away to reach. They are our brothers and sisters--who have great hope and wisdom to share. This powerful 90-day devotional invites you into the lives of these Christ followers through a brief story and a guide to prayer. Each devotional also includes personal application to strengthen your faith and equip you with boldness to love those in your own community.
Nearly every day we read about a violent act of Islamic extremism against Christians. What is it really like to live as a Christian among Muslims? And how do their stories intersect with ours?This companion guide to the I Am N Curriculum Kit challenges us to examine our own lives in light of the stories of persecute Christians. Each theme of the DVD curriculum--forgiveness, sacrifice, faithfulness, joy, perseverance, and courage--is explored through discussion and reflection questions for individuals or groups. This faith-affirming guide gives you hope in a God whose love shines no matter what darkness you face.
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