Today kicks off our brand-new campaign, ‘Hope in Times of Persecution’. The heart of this campaign is to:
- Raise awareness of what is happening to our brothers and sisters living under extreme persecution – 1 in 7 Christians today
- To pray for our brothers and sisters in persecuted countries
- Raise funds to support the future growth of GOD TV and distribute further and farther across the world, sharing the Gospel and making disciples of all nations via innovative media
- To give a biblical explanation of persecution and equip all believers to stand firm on the rock of Jesus during difficult times
PROGRAMME 1 – RON CANTOR, ISRAEL REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Fergus is joined in this episode by Ron Cantor, who gives a biblical perspective of what persecution means, and how we as a GOD TV Family can bring hope via media to our brothers and sisters living under persecution now. Regional Director to Asia, Thomas Robinson all shares a beautiful word of encouragement.
PROGRAMME 2 – ROBBY DAWKINS, EVANGELIST
Emma and Fergus were joined in the studio by Evangelist and church equipper Robby Dawkins. Robby shares his extraordinary experiences of his missions in the Middle East, quipping believers to share their faith. Captured three time himself by the Taliban in Afghanistan, he speaks first-hand about persecution. This episode includes a beautiful testimony by Jeswine in Saudi Arabia.
PROGRAMME 3 – ROBBY DAWKINS, EVANGELIST
Emma introduces this brilliant preach on persecution by Robby Dawkins. He shares his experience of being tortured for Christ in Afghanistan and his heart to equip the church to share the Gospel despite their circumstances. Learn how to live a life of faith spelt R-I-S-K!
PROGRAMME 4 – TROY BREWER- SENIOR PASTOR, OPENDOOR CHURCH
Emma and Fergus were blessed to be joined by friend of GOD TV, Troy Brewer. Troy shares his heart for the persecuted church from his experiences of travelling around the globe. He tells the GOD TV family exactly why media is so important in this hour to God’s Kingdom! Also contains a piece from Ron Cantor about the origins of persecution.
PROGRAMME 5 – CRAIG WALKER, LEAD PASTOR, UPWARD CHURCH
Emma and Fergus were joined by Pastor Craig Walker. Pastor Craig shared the importance of media to reach the lost and the hungry of heart across Asia. So, encouraging to hear! Also contains a beautiful testimony from a partner in India.
PROGRAMME 6 – ANDREW BOYD, RELEASE INTERNATIONAL & MARCEL OLIVIER, SA REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Emma and Fergus were joined by Andrew Boyd of Release International, who gave us a very stark picture of the current situation being faced by Christians in Nigeria. A challenging watch, but the harvest is ripe! Marcel Olivier gives a beautiful word of encouragement for the region of Africa.
PROGRAMME 7 – NIA CERISE, UK EVANGELIST TO PAKISTAN AND ASIA
Emma was joined by Nia Cerise, a wonderful young Evangelist on fire for Jesus! She shares stories of her time in Pakistan and prays for us all to have the courage to share the Gospel! Nia has a passion for social media and the power it has to bring light into dark places!
PROGRAMME 8 – TROY BREWER, SENIOR PASTOR, OPENDOOR CHURCH
Emma and Claire introduce a fantastic preach from Troy Brewer on persecution and the role media plays in bringing hope!