I'm grateful for freedom of religion. This is a right few Christians around the world enjoy. Let us remember those suffering for Jesus.
We tend to make the holiday season about us. We celebrate that God is "with us" in the midst of our self-inflicted, first-world problems. Meanwhile, Christians in other countries suffer persecution. Why not kick off the holidays by praying for them?
The church has been quick to honor America's veterans. But we have our own veterans who are serving and suffering to advance the gospel. Whom should we honor?