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Karen Ellis explores the zones where identity, human rights and theology intersect. She has performed, spoken and lectured internationally; in her twenty year career, she has been seen in classrooms, conferences, on radio, television, film and onstage. Karen holds a Master of Arts in Religion (Theological) from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama. Karen travels and teaches alongside her husband, theological anthropologist Dr. Carl F. Ellis, Jr.

WE PERSEVERE – April 2017

THIS WEEK IN SYRIA: “One of the worst chemical bombings in Syria turned a northern rebel-held area into a toxic kill zone on Tuesday, inciting international outrage over the ever-increasing government…

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We Persevere Roundup – Foreign Policy Edition  We Persevere is a roundup of items of interest concerning religious freedom at home and abroad. It is curated for RAANetwork by K.A. Ellis, Ambassador fo…

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75% of world’s population now lives without religious freedom, & the numbers continue to rise. – Pew Research Center WE PERSEVERE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 4, 2016 MIDDLE EAST: If you don’t want your…

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We Persevere is a roundup of items of interest concerning religious freedom at home and abroad. It is curated for RAANetwork by K.A. Ellis, Ambassador for International Christian Response. WORLD: Nove…

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We Persevere: Week Ending 10.7.16 “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed.” (Proverbs 31:8) We Persevere is a roundup of items of interest concernin…

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Ask Trump and Clinton How They’ll Respond to Unprecedented Global Persecution Thursday, September 29, 2016 Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com) “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure just…

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We Persevere: Roundup 14 – Week Ending September 17, 2016. We Persevere is a roundup of items of interest concerning religious freedom at home and abroad. It is curated for RAANetwork by K.A. Ellis, A…

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We Persevere: Roundup 13 – Week Ending September 2, 2016. We Persevere is a roundup of items of interest concerning religious freedom at home and abroad. It is curated for RAANetwork by K.A. Ellis, Am…

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We Persevere Roundup 12, Week of 8/27/16 We Persevere is a roundup of news regarding religious freedom and the persevering church at home and abroad. It is curated for RAANetwork by K.A. Ellis, Ambass…

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We Persevere is a roundup of news regarding religious freedom and the persevering church at home and abroad. It is curated for RAANetwork by K.A. Ellis, Ambassador for International Christian Response…

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We Persevere: Roundup 10 – Week of August 7 2016 We Persevere is a roundup of news regarding religious freedom and the persevering church at home and abroad. United States: Last week, a group Ch…

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WE PERSEVERE ROUNDUP 8/5/2016 AUSTRALIA: According to a 2014 study by the non-partisan Pew Research Centre, Christians are the most persecuted minority in the world. Christians were persecuted and har…

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We Persevere Weekly Roundup Week of July 22, 2016 CHINA: Despite the increasing persecution of Christians in China, the Communist country is on track to have the largest Christian population in the wo…

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We Persevere Roundup Week of 07/15/16 Weekly News on Global Religious Freedom and How the Church Perseveres Russia: This week, many took note that Russian president Vladimir Putin approved a package o…

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It’s been heavy week of sadness and tragedy, both at home and around the globe. Rather than bring you more injustices that occurred among the persecuted, this week’s roundup focuses on three videos of…

The Desert Lily

Note: This post originally appeared on We Persevere: The Personal Blog of K.A. Ellis. Find the post and more excellent content here. When I first met Deborah*, the word that came to my mind was “fireb…