Franklin Graham: Is the World No Longer Shocked by Christians Having Their Heads Cut Off?
Carrie DedrickReligious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
- 2015 Apr 22
The President of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association expressed his disappointment that the world does not seem shocked and horrified by the killing, as though everyone has become accustomed to such brutal violence.
In the post, Graham wrote, "Each day's news seems to reveal new horrors from militant Islam. Can it be that the world is no longer as shocked by Christians having their heads cut off and then ISIS proudly promoting this on video?"
"We should continue to be horrified and nauseated,” he continued. “We should make sure our government and the current administration recognizes Islam for the danger it is, and that they are doing all they can to work against it."
Graham said that Americans should urge the government to do its part to stop ISIS, Charisma News reports. That means the U.S. should take military action against the terrorist group, as well as block middle eastern Muslims from immigrating to America.
"The influence of radical Islam is spreading, not diminishing. I urge you to contact your senators and representatives in Congress to express your concern and outrage—and ask them to take action," Graham wrote.
Publication date: April 22, 2015