Last year, more than 90,000 Christians were killed because of their faith—that’s one person every six minutes. Studies continue to show Christ followers are the most persecuted believers in the world, and the attacks are only getting worse. But, how should we respond? “It’s barbaric, it’s evil, and it’s time for us to get up and do something,” Franklin Graham recently said about persecution.
“I believe that we as Christians need to wake up. If we don’t do it now, it’ll be too late.” To help bring light to the crisis, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has dedicated its April television special to telling stories of persecution. The program, Persecution and the Gospel, includes emotional accounts and gut-wrenching video of what countless Christians are facing. “This is going on day after day. Week after week,” Graham said. “Christians are under attack.” MORE