Dr. Diana Lynn Severance - Call it All Joy: Christian Women Suffering with Grace | Persecution has been part of Christianity throughout its history. As Jesus said in John 15:20, "A servant is not greater than his master. If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you." What lessons can we learn from martyrs such as Blandina, Perpetua, Agatha, Agnes, Tertullian, Joan Broughton, Joan Waste, the Wigtown Martyrs, and others?
In this session, author Dr. Diana Lynn Severance discusses the historical persecution of Christians in the early church under Nero and Domitian, as well as persecution through the Reformation. She also the addresses persecution in the 20th and 21st centuries via totalitarian, communist, and Islamic regimes.