The situation that Christians in Iraq are currently facing is unthinkably bleak. The following article was written by Pastor Dai Hankey in order to help us better pray for persecuted Christians in Iraq.
Recent events in Iraq have affected me very, very deeply.
The brutality being unleashed by the so-called ‘Islamic State’ (IS) in northern Iraq is unlike anything I have ever heard of or comprehended. Children decapitated and cut in half. Women raped and sold into slavery. Entire families being buried alive in mass graves. Christians crucified. Property seized. Churches burned. Hundreds of thousands of civilians fleeing into the deserts and hills to escape, many dying of thirst and exposure before ever finding safety.
It is sheer evil.
There is no other way to describe it.
Admittedly, not all who are suffering are Christians, as it seems that anyone who doesn’t hold to the … Read More »