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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Tim Keesee have a great conversation about the state of persecution around the world, praying for our persecuted brothers and sisters, the importance of reading Christian biographies, along with his book, A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance (Crossway, 2019).

What you’ll hear in this episode
  • Why Christians should be interested in Christian heroes from the past.
  • The importance of reading Christian biographies to grow in one’s understanding of what the Lord is doing in the world to advance the gospel.
  • The state of persecution around the world.
  • The reality on the ground in China about persecution and how Christians can pray intelligently for our brothers and sisters in Christ there.
  • Resources to help Christians learn more about the persecution of fellow Christians around the world.
  • The state of the Church in Syria and what the Lord is doing there.
  • The state of the church in Afghanistan and what the Lord is doing in the Church there.

About the Guest

Tim Keesee is the founder and executive director of Frontline Missions International, which has served to advance the gospel in some of the world’s most difficult places for over twenty-five years. He has traveled to more than eighty countries, reporting on the church from the former Iron Curtain countries to war-torn Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Keesee is the executive producer of the DVD documentary series Dispatches from the Front. Learn more at frontlinemissions.info.

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