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The Case for the Resurrection of JesusKindle Edition
by Gary R. Habermas (Author), Michael R. Licona (Author)
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Saeed Abedini's release means a very difficult re-entry process after over 3 years of captivity. In addition to beatings, interrogations and the lengthy separation from his family, his wife Naghmeh has written emails that speak of further problems in their marriage/family. See the link below: 

Wife of pastor Saeed Abedini, jailed in Iran for his faith, explains 'shock' of his release
JANUARY 16, 2016, 2:54 PM LAST UPDATED: SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2016, 4:04 PM

The Christianity Today article referenced in the above piece

The Case for Easter: A Journalist Investigates the Evidence for the ResurrectionKindle Edition by Lee Strobel (Author) $1.99 on Kindle

Finding the Real Jesus: A Guide for Curious Christians and Skeptical Seekers

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60th Anniversary of Missionary Deaths Trying to Reach a Cannibalistic Tribe Bent on Self-Destruction. Their Courage and Deaths Led to a Missionary Surge

60 years ago, 5 missionary heroes went home to be with the Lord

“God’s refuge for his people is not from suffering and death, but final and ultimate defeat.

God did not exercise his omnipotence to deliver Jesus from the cross. Nor will he exercise it to deliver you and me from tribulation.

“In the darkest moments of our pain, God is hiding his weapons behind enemy lines.”

“For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord (Romans 8:36–39)."

Read the entirety of John Piper's thoughts on this anniversary: 
Slain in the Shadow of the Almighty

Shadow of the Almighty

Through Gates of Splendor

End of the Spear DVD film

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Heart of the Matter: Daily Reflections for Changing Hearts and Lives
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