With churches destroyed and desecrated, crosses distorted, and Jesus statues beheaded by ISIS, it looks as if “Armageddon” happened in Qaraqosh, said a U.S. pastor who recently visited the formerly thriving Christian city in Iraq’s Nineveh Plain. “One would have thought Armageddon had already taken place,” Pastor William Devlin of Infinity Bible

Church in the Bronx, New York, and president of REDEEM, which provides funds to persecuted people across the world, told The Christian Post late last week. Devlin, who saw firsthand the devastation earlier this month, recounted:

“Stately stone homes, thousands of them burned by the Islamic State beginning in August 2014 and continuing through October 2016; every business gutted, its metal drop down doors, each littered with Arabic graffiti READ MORE