Remember Which Side You Are On

Soldiers in Iraq
We are gradually being wiped out of Iraq. Our people are fleeing. Powerful men who claim to be fighting in the name of our Leader are not terribly interested in protecting us. These men say ‘peace, peace’, but there is no peace for us. They are paying little heed to our continued suffering.

I first mentioned this almost a year ago and the situation, if anything, seems to have gotten worse since then. Read all about it here. [HT: Dr. Jim West]

About Alastair Roberts

Alastair Roberts (PhD, Durham University) writes in the areas of biblical theology and ethics, but frequently trespasses beyond these bounds. He participates in the weekly Mere Fidelity podcast, blogs at Alastair’s Adversaria, and tweets at @zugzwanged.
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3 Responses to Remember Which Side You Are On

  1. Mark says:

    that is distressing, especially as they feel that America and Britian have betrayed them and not provided the support that is needed. I never realised that the situation was so bad. How can we help them?

  2. Al says:

    Prayer is obviously the place to start. There are also other things that we can do. Consciousness-raising is probably one of the most important of these. Try to use Christian channels to find out news about the situation in Iraq and do not merely rely upon the regular, non-Christian news channels. Ideally we want to hear about the situation of Iraqi Christians from Iraqi Christians themselves.

    It would be good if this situation was made an issue in churches and a concerted and continued effort was made to pray about it. Write to the local MP and carefully outline the issue and detail your concern. This issue needs a bigger profile.

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