Israel Protective Edge: This is not a war of choice but of necessity
LISTEN NOW! John, Pat, and Steve continue a conversation of the Israel-Gaza conflict as it reaches its 14th day. There are many media outlets that are reporting the events happening on the borders of Israel but the majority of these reports are strictly from the Gaza perspective. When the Israeli Defense Forces are using all of their abilities to minimize civilian casualties, according to IDF they are encouraging Palestinian civilians to become human shields for terror targets. Israel continues to receive rocket fire daily from the Gaza strip, in some areas as much as 25 rockets per day. CBN brings a first person view as George Thomas tours an Ashkelon hospital, located a mere 12 kilometers from the Gaza border.
As Israel is defending itself on its Southern border, Jews across the world are feeling the effects as violent protests against synagogues are occurring in London and Paris. It is vital for the church to stand up and to stand with Israel. Keep your perspective upon Israel and so much more. Also shared in this segment: Israeli Defense Forces, Hamas, terrorism, CBN, CBN, Ashkelon Hospital, and prayer
ISIS Gives Iraqi Christians Three Choices; Convert to Islam, Pay Tax, Lose Your Head
John, Pat and Steve share how the terrorist group ISIS is continuing to express their views toward Christians. In the town of Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, ISIS has given 3 options to Christians, convert, pay the protection tax, or die. Islam is not a peaceful religion. During this season, Muslims are nearing the end of “Ramadan”, a time of prayer and fasting for Muslims to seek their God. The encouraging truth is that during this time, Muslims are encountering Jesus Christ. They continue to share how we can respond to these events, and so much more. Also shared in this segment: ISIS, murder, suicide, Ramadan, and prayer.
Hope for those Mourning Death and Tragedy: There is Hope in the Darkest of Times
John, Pat and Steve have an insightful conversation on the tragedies of death and how we can be there for those going through the grieving of a lost loved one. During hardships as such as these, there is no better example than those who empathize and understand. Six years ago Pastor Greg Laurie suffered the devastating reality that his son had died in a car accident. Through that season of mourning and how the Lord brought him through, he tells of his journey to others through a new movie, “Hurting Hearts”. In this movie, he shares how one can endure loss, testimonies from those have experienced devastating losses, and how we can be there for others. Learn how to respond and what do during those devastating moments, both in your life, in the lives of others, and so much more. Also shared in this segment: Nick Vujicic, Jeremy Camp, tragedy, hardship, loss, death, suicide, and prayer.