Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Invisible Heroes of the Persecuted Church


NEWS
The Invisible Heroes of the Persecuted Church
The case for Christians investing in the profession only 1 in 5 Americans trust.
TIMOTHY C. MORGAN
Behind every Asia Bibi — the Pakistani Christian mother of five still on death row after seven years over a false blasphemy charge — are the near-invisible lawyers who defend persecuted believers, pastors, and churches around the globe. Only 1 in 5 American Christians think lawyers are highly ethical or contribute a lot to the well-being of society, according to surveys by Gallup and the Pew Research Center. But human rights lawyers overseas face death threats, arrest, detention without trial, beatings, and torture. continue reading >>


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