Grounded Podcast

Persecution, Perseverance, and the Key to Sustaining Faith, with Karen Ellis

Today more than 360 million Christians experience high levels of persecution and discrimination. How then should we pray? And do you have what it takes to endure similar hardships? Let Karen Ellis cast a vision for steadfast faith in this stirring episode of Grounded

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Episode Notes

"How Does It Feel to Be an 'Old Lady'?" video

"Endurance Is a Team Sport" blog post by Cindy Matson

"For the One Who Is Weary" blog post by Cindy Matson

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Erin Davis: What does it look like for Christians to patiently endure persecution? That's a big question, and it's one we're going to wrestle with in today's episode of Grounded. I'm Erin Davis.

Portia Collins: I'm Portia Collins, and we are here to give you an infusion of hope and perspective. And this morning we specifically want to …

About the Hosts

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager … read more …

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …

Portia Collins

Portia Collins

Portia Collins serves on the Revive Our Hearts team as the Monthly Partner Specialist and co-host of the weekly videocast, Grounded. Her favorite part of her job is meeting the ministry partners who help make the mission possible. Portia is … read more …

About the Guest

Karen Ellis

Karen Ellis

Karen Ellis is the Director of the Edmiston Center at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta, where she teaches practical theology courses on Christian endurance in the face of cultural hostility. She holds master’s degrees from Yale University and Westminster Theological … read more …