You may be aware of the murder of James Foley at the hands of ISIS. Whilst this isn’t the only ghastly act they have engaged in, it is one which has captured much of the Western Media’s attention.
What you may not be aware of is his thoughts on prayer. Take a look at the news behind the news and engaging the evil of our times with The Subversive Freedom of Prayer in this insightful post.
Let us work and pray against what is happening over there.
Let us not forget who is ultimately in charge and it isn’t those thugs.
And whilst what is happening over there is ghastly, let’s not forget that we only think it so because God specialises in redeeming people and history. It wasn’t that long ago that the powers to be thought of crucifixion as a legitimate punishment. May it be so with those perpetrating these crimes now.