1) What’s one thing you learned about persecution today? 
2)  How might remembering persecuted Christians around the world impact your faith in Christ (or your perceptions of Christianity) this week? 


He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.  

Jim Elliot


Let us not forget: we are a pilgrim church, subject to misunderstanding, to persecution, but a church that walks serene, because it bears the force of love.

Archbishop Óscar Romero


You pray for us? We pray for you. You have so much, you put your faith in your money and your freedom. In North Korea we have neither money nor freedom, but we have Christ and we’ve found He’s sufficient. 

North Korean Christian defector


Encouragement & Exhortation
Karen Ellis is an Ambassador for International Christian Response; she teaches, writes and speaks on Human Rights, Religious Freedom and the Persecuted Church.