Rev. Mark H. Creech

Christian Post Columnist

Thrown to the Lions: Christian Persecution Yesterday and Today

The experience set me to thinking — thinking back to when Christians during the first century were thrown to the lions in the Roman coliseums. In the clutches of these mighty creatures, they were tossed about like rag dolls, disemboweled, torn from limb to limb, for not renouncing or compromising their faith in Christ's Lordship.

Trump Phenomenon Points to Church's Lack of Prophets

Innumerable it seems are the issues facing the nation. Abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, self defense and ownership of guns, marriage, parental rights, pornography, gambling, alcohol use and abuse, drugs, the environment, crime, corruption in government, government assistance, national defense, foreign policy, freedom of speech, religious liberty, etc., etc., etc.

A Christian in Spite of Everything

Maxine Marsolini says in Blended Families, "Revisiting the past…is a privilege. When we look at it as a healthy thing, we are able to appreciate what it has to offer. It brings defining insight to the present."

God Is Shaking Earth and Heaven

I believe what applies to me personally, also applies to God's cosmic purpose. Change is inevitable. But if we can see that none of it is random or happenstance, then we should have no fear about tomorrow. God is there!