The UK government has refused to acknowledge genocide is being committed against Christians by Islamic extremists. This is in contrast to the European parliament and the US House of Representatives.
US Secretary of State John Kerry also declared that Isis is ‘genocidal by self-proclamation, by ideology and by actions, in what it says, in what believes and in what it does. In my judgment, Daesh is responsible for genocide against groups in areas under its control, including Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims’.
Nine countries, 90 weeks of mission, 900 volunteers required for active service: you may have seen them before — a group of people on the beach, in the summer, wearing red tops, running activities for children and families.
The church exists as a place of nurture and worship; but also as a place of witness and outreach, which should have the whole world as well as its own locality in view.
The Lord Jesus Christ commissioned his followers to proclaim his name to the ends of the earth so the closer we draw to Christ, the more mission-minded we will become.
What road should I take?
Open doors, fleeces, peace and impressions... How can we be sure of God's will?
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