Poignant and powerful

Poignant and powerful
Book Club read for November

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

What do Paris and Nigeria have in common?

On Sunday we had a guest speaker. He was good, but his message was very uncomfortable. It was hard to hear. Difficult to listen to. It was a story of blood, murder, and torture. Paul Robinson came from Release International and told us about the persecution of Christians around the world today. We learnt that as well as 129 being killed in Paris for no reason, more than that number were killed in Nigeria last week for being Christians. We didn't hear about that. We were introduced to some of the survivors who despite terrible suffering display courage, grace and forgiveness. I am still recovering...

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