Posts from October 2020

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The Persecuted Church 2020

by Mike Sasso

In January 2020, Open Doors, an international NGO advocating on behalf of persecuted Christians, released their annual World Watch List. The World Watch List provides an assessment of 50 countries where Christians face the most severe types of persecution. At the very top of the list, the countries which show extreme levels of persecution, we see […]

Turn or Burn

by Mike Sasso

When you hear these words you immediately think of those crazies wearing sandwich boards, holding megaphones, obnoxiously yelling at all passing by in a condemning hateful way. But we must be mindful that this was part of the message of Jesus Christ. Though He was not obnoxious or hateful, He certainly did warn His listeners […]

Divided We Stand

by Mike Sasso

There is a great divide in the world today. Republicans vs Democrats, Liberals vs conservatives, Nation vs nation, race wars, and economic divides, etc. But the greatest division on earth is the division between spiritual light and darkness. It’s true that even the churches of Christ have their dividing points. And we need to work […]

Who are All These Warnings in Scripture Written to?

by Mike Sasso

As we continue studying Jesus’s teachings through the Gospel of Luke, one of the things that glaringly stands out to us is Jesus’ continuing exhortation to be ready for His return. It even got to the point that Peter asked Jesus, “Are you talking to everyone about this or just us apostles?” In today’s text […]