Why aren't we talking about this?

A Real Cause for Christian Outrage
Here are some quotes:

"Christians today are massacred on a far greater scale than from any edict issued from Herod. According to Open Doors, which provides support for Christians around the world, Christians are the most persecuted religious group in the world today, with 100 people martyred for their faith each month."

"These stories get reported in Christian media here and there, or maybe listed in a roundup of international news. They don't get written up viral blog posts. They don't fuel tweets and retweets. They don't get mentioned over and over again in Sunday sermons. They don't earn Christian leaders a commentary spot on the cable news."

"We're incensed when a millionaire is suspended from a reality television shows for expressing his faith in a coarse manner. Wemarch out in support of a multi-million dollar business when the CEO comes under fire for expressing his views on traditional marriage. But we turn our heads and avert our eyes when the blood of the martyrs, our fellow Christians, cry out to us from the ground."

"For goodness sake, we have British politicians talking about this, but we can't get American pastors or politicians to talk about it. Instead, Christians want to whine and moan about the culture wars and tear each other down, treating each other as the enemy rather than focusing on the real enemy. It's insidious. And morally reprehensible."

"Whig politician and statesman Edmund Burke said, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." Whatever the root cause of Western Christian silence on the matter of global Christian persecution—be it the silence of the media, the culture wars, economic concerns, busyness, lack of global awareness, a passive acceptance of persecution,or a diffusion of responsibility, as Christians we have an unavoidable obligation to defend the oppressed. We've shown ourselves to be proficient at rallying toward a cause; it's time to rally to this."

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