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It Seems to Me – August 4, 2022

Broadcast Running Time: 26:37

John Loeffler

August 4, 2022

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John guests today on Tom Read's program 'It Seems to Me,' which is heard on the American Christian Network. They discuss John's career in radio and how it has spanned the changes in broadcast news, which have occurred over the decades and where that has left us today. Please remember to pray for the persecuted church and join us on Facebook at Praying for Persecuted Christians.

Today’s show revolves around our monthly geopolitical and persecution report for KYMS radio (todayschristiancountry.com) with Lee Lancaster hosting John. John gives an update on the situation with Pastor X and details how he and his family made their exodus from Pakistan to the United States. He also reveals the plight of Christians in Pakistan and explains some of the specific struggles they face there.

If you’d like to contribute to assisting Pakistani Christians in need, please visit candlelight.org/donate and select the fund: ‘Asia Missions – Pastor X‘. Please do remember to pray for the persecuted church around the world and join us for more resources, news, updates and prayer requests on our Facebook group: Praying for Persecuted Christians.

John on KYMS: Pastor X Is Here!

Broadcast Running Time: 30:40

John is back with Lee Lancaster at the KYMS studios here in the Inland Northwest – and he brought someone with him. A special guest has finally arrived in the U.S. – that’s right, Pastor X is here and we finally learn his real name! He relates first-hand accounts of the troubles Christians go through in Pakistan and the incredible, inspiring journey that he and his family experienced that culminated in their arrival in the United States last week. John goes on to list several examples of Christian persecution from around the world and asks for prayer for all of them. You can join our Praying for Persecuted Christians Facebook group for more information and stories from around the world.

The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church is upon us.  On today's podcast, John looks at how the Church is faring today amidst the Marxist fundamental transformation of society in the West.  First there was the decoupling from Christian thought and now there is an attempted replacement in the form of socialist utopianism.  John recalls his quest to cover the persecuted church over the years and the roadblocks he faced from those inside the Christian church who didn't think anyone wanted to hear about it or that it would affect attendance.  Whether we acknowledge it or not, persecution of the church is coming in the West and in certain aspects has already arrived.  We must stand with Christ – through the good times and the bad.