Tag: martyr

10 of the biggest stories in American Christianity in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, I wanted to take a look back at some of the top stories impacting Christianity in 2018. 1. The death of Billy Graham Arguably the leading figure in American […]

American missionary killed: the cost of the gospel, the necessity for wisdom

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An American missionary, John Allen Chau lost his life on a remote island off the coast of India last week.
His goal was to share the gospel with the Sentinelese tribe. Their island is a protected area, which is isolated from the outside world. The tribe has also been violent towards visitors in the past.

Chau attempted going to the island and the Sentinelese shot arrows at him, forcing Chau to flee. But he returned again, tragically losing his life.

I’m conflicted about this story. It is certainly very unfortunate that this man lost his life. I appreciate that he had a desire to go somewhere and share the love of Jesus with people who didn’t know it.