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Trouble on the Way$12.00
Persecution in the Christian Life
While most of us have heard about Christians suffering for their faith, we tend to think “persecution” mainly impacts believers in times past or in hostile nations today, far removed from our daily lives. But this eye-opening book describes the various stages of persecution, revealing that persecution is something all followers of the Way can expect to face in this fallen world.
Trouble on the Way will not only help readers recognize persecution in all its forms but enable them to stand firm against it. The book does not promote a “doormat” Christianity but rather asserts quite the opposite – a victorious, resilient faith that not only survives but thrives as it encounters the very gates of hell.
Sharing from his decades of experience with persecuted believers, near and far, author and ministry CEO Floyd Brobbel invites you to:
- Discern God’s purpose for His church in an ungodly world.
- Learn how Christ endured and responded to persecution.
- Discover how His followers, past and present, emulate Christ in His suffering.
- Recognize how persecution seeks to hinder Christian faith and witness.
- Learn how to respond to any persecution you face with confident love.
Church in Society$20.00
Church in Society is a refreshing and inspiring read, compelling both believers and non-believers to value religious rights. Don’s discerning message is a timely voice to both church and society. (Paperback, 240 pages)
The Voice of the Martyrs
In an age of extremes, this daily devotional by The Voice of the Martyrs features messages of faith, strength, encouragement and hope, based on the stories of fellow believers from all over the world – throughout the centuries past to the present. These men and women, both young and old, went to the outer limits of human devotion. Each story is true, unforgettable…and extreme. The truths they convey will change your life. Take the challenge today and see for yourself! (Paperback, 368 pages)
I am N Curriculum Kit$45.00This engaging video curriculum presents true stories of Christians facing Islamic extremists around the world. Ideal for small groups, campus ministries and churches, the I Am N Curriculum Kit includes the I Am N book, a participant’s guide, a facilitator’s guide and a 6-session DVD.Each 15-minute video includes interviews with persecuted Christians as well as commentary and teaching by leaders from The Voice of the Martyrs and other leading missions organizations. As you explore the six themes of sacrifice, courage, joy, perseverance, forgiveness and faithfulness, you will be inspired to grow deeper in your relationship with Christ and witness with boldness and joy to your friends, family and co-workers.
I am N Participant’s Guide$6.00
This companion guide to the I Am N Curriculum Kit challenges us to examine our own lives in light of the stories of persecuted Christians. Each theme of the curriculum — forgiveness, sacrifice, faithfulness, joy, perseverance and courage — is explored through discussion and reflection questions. (Paperback, 150 pages)Other I Am N resources include:
In the Shadow of the Cross (Paperback)$18.00
Join Glenn Penner as he explores suffering and persecution through the entire Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. Throughout the Scripture, the trials and persecutions of those who chose to live godly are revealed. From Cain to the prophets, from John the Baptist to the disciples, the world has always rejected (the) Truth. Included are observations and studies from nearly 200 Christian scholars, both ancient and modern. Never before has such an intensive study of persecution in the Bible been assembled.
Jesus Freaks: Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus$15.00
dc Talk and The Voice of the Martyrs
This bestselling classic has been freshly revised and updated for a new generation! The Voice of the Martyrs international and the Grammy Award-winning music group, dc Talk, challenge readers to examine their dedication to God through this compilation of inspiring testimonies featuring believers who continued faithfully serving as witnesses of Jesus – even in the face of death.
The recently added stories further reveal how persecuted Christians from some of the world’s most dangerous places have chosen to steadfastly follow Christ despite the high cost. Here are just a few of the many testimonies featured in this book:
- Pastor Han was stabbed to death by North Korean agents for sharing the Gospel with North Koreans in China.
- Werner Groenewald, and his two children, Jean-Pierre and Rodé, were killed in a Taliban attack on their home in Afghanistan.
- Fatima al-Mutairi was killed by her brother after becoming a Christian in Saudi Arabia.
- Habila survived being shot in the face by Boko Haram militants after refusing to renounce his faith in Christ.
This new edition also includes information on the world’s restricted nations and hostile areas where our brothers and sisters in Christ are being persecuted for their witness today. Jesus Freaks is a gift that will inspire the faith of today’s youth, strengthening their resolve to stand spiritually strong in the face of adversity
(Paperback, 415 pages)
Promise and Persecution$15.00
*Kenneth Harrod goes behind the headlines in his new book to help us understand the persecution of Christians in the context of God’s bigger plan of salvation.
This is an important and deeply challenging book, which we would all read with great profit. It is a Biblical Theology of Suffering from someone who not only knows their Bible deeply but understands the world in which we live where Christians worldwide are suffering for their faith as never before.
Bishop Wallace Benn, President of Fellowship of Word and Spirit
A thoughtful and wise book on the Biblical theology of persecution.
Rev. Canon J. John, Director of Philo Trust
With foreward by J. John
*Kenneth Harrod serves with our sister mission, Release International.
Restricted Nations: ChinaSale!
The Voice of the Martyrs with Riley K. Smith
This brief historical overview of Christianity in China offers a glimpse of the afflictions and overcoming courage of Christ’s body. See how Christ’s message has persevered in China through the faithful witness of His followers. You will be encouraged to stand firm for Christ and you will be challenged and equipped to pray for believers in China today. (Paperback, 112 pages)
Restricted Nations: ColombiaSale!
The Voice of the MartyrsFor decades, many Colombian Christians have been caught in the crossfire between guerrilla groups and Colombian governmental forces. In the book, Restricted Nations: Colombia, readers are provided a brief overview of the ongoing growth of Christianity in this particular South American country. Such growth in the midst of severe opposition clearly reveals the fact that the Gospel is continuing to spread to the farthest reaches of the jungle. Also featured throughout the pages of this informative report are several mini-testimonies of missionaries…those willingly risking life-threatening dangers in order to shine the light of Jesus in Colombia’s mountainous regions where spiritual darkness formerly prevailed. (Paperback, 120 pages)
Restricted Nations: EritreaSale!
The Voice of the Martyrs with Michelle Waters
Eritrea, a young country, has had a troubled and violent history. When the nation achieved independence from Ethiopia in the early 1990s, the country’s deliverers soon became despots — dismantling freedoms and making Eritrea one of the most closed nations on earth today. Restricted Nations: Eritrea provides a brief verview of the persecution that Christians in Eritrea have endured in the past and gives a glimpse of the trials they face today. You will be challenged to share in the sufferings of Christians in Eritrea and inspired to serve Christ boldly in your own life. (Paperback, 80 pages)
Restricted Nations: IndonesiaSale!
The Voice of the Martyrs with Michelle WatersIndonesia, a nation of vast and varied islands and peoples, has known much conflict in its history. Colonization, war, occupation, and the quest for independence have all resulted in both challenges and opportunities for our Indonesian brothers and sisters in Christ. In this brief overview of the country’s persecuted church, we learn of ongoing opposition to the spreading of the Gospel and attempts to suppress the witness of believers through enforced policies and targeted violence. At first glance, it may seem that the church in this part of the world is facing a losing battle. Yet, when taking a closer look, there is much evidence of God’s great faithfulness in trying times and of His followers’ unwavering commitment to the call of the cross. (Paperback, 110 pages)
Restricted Nations: North KoreaSale!
The Voice of the Martyrs with P. Todd NettletonThe citizens of North Korea are forced to worship their government leader as a god. While many in the country suffer in darkness under the cruel regime of dictatorship, the light of Jesus is reaching those who are desperately in search of hope. Fortunately, there are devoted North Korean believers who are brave enough to return to the very nation that had once imprisoned them for sharing the Gospel message within its borders. The testimonies of these steadfast saints will inspire you to wholeheartedly live for Christ. (Paperback, 112 pages)
Restricted Nations: Pakistan$7.00
The Voice of the Martyrs with Riley K. Smith
When Pakistan first gained independence in 1947, it showed hope of offering religious freedom to minority groups. But that hope faded by 1956, when Pakistan ratified its first constitution and declared itself an Islamic Republic. Today, Christians in Pakistan face intense discrimination. Restricted Nations: Pakistan blends history, current events and testimonies to tell the story of Christian persecution in Pakistan. Despite the persecution and government oppression, Christians hold fast to their hope in Jesus. And some boldly share that hope with Muslims around them. (Paperback, 104 pages)
Restricted Nations: SudanSale!
The Voice of the Martyrs with Renee DylanLast year, many celebrated the founding of South Sudan as the world’s newest nation. Before South Sudan gained independence, civil war had raged in Sudan for decades. This book, the latest in the Restricted Nations series, examines the persecution of Christians in this country throughout history. By blending historical facts with personal narratives, you will be drawn closer to the heart of the persecuted Church in Sudan. You will also gain a greater understanding of the trials faced by Christians in the past, as well as insight into the modern-day hardships being faced by believers today. (Paperback, 96 pages)
Restricted Nations: VietnamSale!
The Voice of the Martyrs with Renee DylanCenturies ago, when Vietnam was ruled by kings and lords, followers of Christ paid a high price for their faith. Believers were locked up, tortured and even executed for practising what governing policies referred to as a “perverse religion.” Unfortunately, Vietnam remains hostile to Christianity even to this day. Authorities beat believers, destroy church buildings and imprison those whose only “offense” is their faith in Christ. The inspiring testimonies of our Vietnamese brothers and sisters will not only personally challenge your own faith, they will also deepen your understanding of the trials these believers bravely face with God’s empowering strength and grace. (Paperback, 104 pages)
The Stone Crusher’s DaughterSale!The Implication of Being Made in God’s ImageDavid Lundy“Within the subcontinent of India there are millions who belong to the Dalit cast. These are the untouchables, the sub-humans who have grown up believing that their lives have no value. What happens when they find out that they have been made in the image of God; that they have infinite worth and value? David Lundy tells how this simple doctrine that we have taken for granted in the West is able to transform lives. He also shares how this unique doctrine, specific to the Christian faith, differentiates from other religions and has tremendous impact on how life is lived, viewed and valued.” ~ Rev. Merv Budd, M. Div. (Paperback, 250 pages)
Many Christians sense that an advancing secularism is trying to force upon Canadians a culture in which faith is meant to be private. In Under Siege, Don Hutchinson presents historic, legal, and theological grounds for us not to hide our faith in stained-glass closets, but instead to enter Canada’s contested public space with confidence. Together, as individual Christians, congregations, denominations, and para-congregational ministries, we are the church in Canada. And together, we have the capacity to impact the nation for God, the good of our neighbours, and the good of ourselves.
(Paperback, 278 pages)
Wurmbrand – Study Kit – Participant Guide$5.00
The Bible calls us to forgive, love and reach our enemies for Christ. The story of Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand will challenge and inspire your group while learning about their lives and studying how God helps His followers serve faithfully in the face of extreme difficulty, suffering and/or opposition. Each of the six sessions provides lessons that can be put into practise — even when facing hardship and opposition in your own life.
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Wurmbrand – Study Kit$65.00
This six-session video curriculum, based on the lives of Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand, will help equip your church, small group or Sunday school class to serve the Lord more effectively. Be inspired by the examples of the Wurmbrands and other persecuted believers who learned to love and forgive their enemies and become bold witnesses for Christ. Through the power of prayer, Bible study and purposeful fellowship with other believers, you will become more fully engaged in the advancement of God’s Kingdom all around you — even amid life’s trials and tragedies.
Includes: Six-session DVD with Leader’s Guide, a Participant’s Guide, the Wurmbrand book (soft cover), and the Tortured for Christ feature film.
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