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Prayer: As Close as Can Be — Kari Browder

Guest Column by Kari Browder “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (ESV) Philippians 4:6-7 I was listening to a podcast recently, and…

The Persecuted Church

Since the time of Jesus’ Crucifixion, the Christian Church and those who follow Jesus have suffered persecution. The first record of the persecution of the Apostles is found in Acts 4: after proclaiming the Gospel and leading over 5,000 people to faith, the religious authorities arrested St. Peter and St. John, jailed them and ordered them to…

Prayer for the Persecuted Church: The Way of the Cross

Join us Sunday, May 17 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm as we pray for the persecuted church around the world. If you have a request for prayers for particular Christians or particular churches suffering persecution, please contact Mathew Fenlon in the Church office. (713) 666-3111. This service will be held in the Church.

The Middle East is Groaning

A letter from the Most Rev’d Dr Mouneer Anis, Bishop of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa, concerning the on-going tragedies in the Middle East: My dear friends, The Middle East is groaning. You hear about what is happening in Iraq and the many Christians who are being forced to leave their…