Christians face extinction - The Daily Telegraph

This is the alarm given by Baroness Warsi (a Muslim), the UK’s minister of faith. If steps are not taken to avert this trend, it is reported that Christianity may disappear in its native lands.

Warsi is the first senior British politician to draw attention to the persecution our fellow Christians are facing. God bless her.

Notice how it was a Muslim and not a self-proclaimed tolerant humanist who said this.

Given that there are more bullets in the world than Christians, she may be right.

Keep turning the other cheek. That’s the way to succeed.


Since many will come from east and west to the banquet of the Father, the faith may indeed disappear from the holy land. But, it is growing by leaps and bounds elsewhere - Africa and Asia, for example.

Huffington Post - Christians face becoming “extinct” in large parts of the world, Baroness Warsi will warn on Friday.

In a speech at Georgetown University in Washington DC, the senior Foreign Office minister will call for unity in confronting the intolerance and sectarianism that leads to minority communities being persecuted around the world, including a “mass exodus” of Christians.

In an article for The Daily Telegraph previewing her speech, Baroness Warsi, Britain’s most senior Muslim politician, said the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities is a “global crisis”.

“There are parts of the world today where to be a Christian is to put your life in danger. From continent to continent, Christians are facing discrimination, ostracism, torture, even murder, simply for the faith they follow,” she said.

“Christian populations are plummeting and the religion is being driven out of some of its historic heartlands. There is even talk of Christianity becoming extinct in places where it has existed for generations – where the faith was born.”

Baroness Warsi will argue for a “spirit of unity” to “stir the world” against the persecution of religious minorities. “From Apartheid to gay rights, intolerance and inequality have only been defeated when the mainstream has got behind the cause,” she said.

The speech will follow an event on religious freedom hosted at the Council on Foreign Relations. The discussion will be moderated by Katherine Marshall, visiting professor at Berkley Centre for Religion at Georgetown University.

She is definitely correct. In places like Syria, Pakistan, and Iraq, Christians face severe persecution and sometimes even martyrdom. This causes them to emigrate to other nations so that way they can live life in safety.

We should heed the warning of Baroness Warsi. The Christians in America are not immune from persecution, the darkness looming over us is getting thicker every day.

Jesus is the light of my life. Praise be to Thee Lord Jesus Christ.

On our 2012 Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, we learned that only about 1.5% of the population of Israel was Christian. Our group stayed at a hotel that was inside a walled area where Christians must live in Bethlehem. And from family in the U.S., at that time, we heard about missiles from the Gaza Strip. We must truly heed the warning of Baroness Warsi, and offer our prayers for peace and support for Christianity in the Holy Land.

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