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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 …

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About the Hosts

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is an author, blogger, and speaker who loves to see women of all ages run to the deep well of God’s Word. She is the author of many books and Bible studies including: Fasting & Feasting7 … read more …

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

When Dannah Gresh was eight years old, she began praying that God would use her as a Bible teacher for “the nations.” When she sees the flags of many countries waving at a Revive Our Hearts event, it feels like … read more …

Portia Collins

Portia Collins

Portia Collins is a Christian Bible teacher and writer/blogger who enjoys studying and teaching Scripture.  Portia is the founder of "She Shall Be Called" (SSBC), a women’s ministry centered on helping women understand and embrace true biblical womanhood through solid … read more …

About the Guest

Karen Ellis

Karen Ellis

Karen Ellis is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Bible & Ethnicity at Reformed Theological Seminary (Atlanta). She holds Master’s degrees from Yale University and Westminster Theological Seminary, and is a Ph.D. candidate at Oxford Center … read more …