With everything that has been going on in the Middle East recently, martyrdom has hit the news. This timely short film entitled “26 Martyrs” reminds us how Christians have handled incredible persecution, even to the extent of laying down their lives, over the centuries. Here is a trailer for the main movie. The movie, itself, with its inspirational ending, reduced me to tears.

In many nations, where persecution is rampant, it is considered an honor to die for Jesus. Do we consider our faith as something worth dying for? How would we handle a similar situation?