Thursday, December 17, 2015

Christian Social Media Group Uses YouTube to Counter ISIS’ Jihadist Message

( –  A Los-Angeles based social media group is using YouTube to give a voice to the victims of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and counter its jihadist message with the Christian message of redemption.
The Nine: Overcoming ISIS – the latest video produced by Mighty.LA in conjunction with the mission group More International- features testimony by nine Iraqi Christians who were part of more than a half million people who fled from their homes and businesses in Mosul after the ISIS invasion on June 9, 2014.
 “We left everything behind and fled,” one woman recounts.
 “During this time I was very scared, because it was a life or death situation,” another Christian refugee says. ”Because 20 days earlier, I had seen dead bodies in the street. Bodies that were burned or beheaded. I thought that I would end up like them.”
But dying was “better than abandoning my religion to become Muslim,” said a Christian man, his voice cracking with emotion...Continue reading...

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