!!> BOOKS ✸ Defying ISIS ✮ Author Johnnie Moore – Thomashillier.co.uk



10 thoughts on “Defying ISIS

  1. says:

    I have a lot of fight left inside of me I am not breaking down and I will not give in no matter how long it takes Do not fear for me, continue to pray, as will I, and by God s will, we will be together soon The above words are of Kayla the martyr that was killed in an explosion by the ISIS that we all heard about her in the news this past year She was the young woman who gave her life to help those in the Middle East The ISIS goal is to eliminate Christians that have been in Syria the last 2000 years and eventually the rest of the world This book will shock you and hopefully bring us all to our knees in prayer that we would turn to God for strength and His grace The ISIS is not on its way here but is already here The media has reported lightly on this and heavy on the issues that divide this country Which I feel makes it very easy for ISIS to attack a divided country Because sacrifice and martyrdom are deeply rooted in Christian identity and Christian theology, many have chosen to die than convert What are our roots Will they stand the test of ISIS The Christians in Syria do not earn their salvation by death but they have affirmed their love for Jesus in their death There deaths are all about Jesus and not what they get from God in exchange for it, but about what God has given them in exchange for their lives page 63 It is the best of faith that defeats the wor...


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    I did not like that it was written from the point of view that ISIS is out to get all Christians that being their ultimate goal It s victimised Christians to no end, while paying almost no attention to the plight of muslims themselves in the ISIS In that sense, it is biased, divisive and is written with an intent to raise panic and hatred amongst Christians, rather than that of understanding the issue as a human one that radicalism arises because of wrong HUMAN wiring caused by failed social support systems, failed policies, perceived dominance and greed There is too much of WOW about how Christians have not given up their faith even in the face of death The author has interviewed a few people and generalised those to prove his point that Christianity is that wonderful religion t...


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    This book was awesome I Recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn about Islamic extremists and how to combat their ideology.


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    It s interesting, and maybe timely, that I finished this book during Holy Week Just as Christians remember and give thanks to Christ for His sacrifice on the cross, we should also remember the crosses so to speak borne by the many victims of ISIS Johnnie Moore might seems to be giving us an updated version of Foxe s Book of Martyrs, such are the horrors portrayed I would imagine even Mr Foxe would be horrified at the level of depravity brought about by ISIS Why aren t Christian s standing against this evil scourge Moore asks He reminds us of the many who are, risking their lives in an often futile effort to stem this Satan led tide ISIS members and sympathizers want to kill or subjugate anybody who doesn t capitulate to their ideology.And, Moore warns, th...


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    Johnnie Moore did an amazing job telling the stories of those who have faced enormous persecution for their faith It s one thing to hear a news story or read an article about the instability of the Middle East, but it s another to hear stories from individuals who have looked both torture and death in the eyes, while still holding on to their faith Honestly, it makes me question the depth of our faith in America and if we would react the same...


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    Wow This book will open your eyes to what s really happening in Syria and Iraq The ethnic cleansing, the genocidal killing of Christians Heartbreaking stories that are happening right now by Isis We ne...


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    I did not finish it.


  8. says:

    This book is a hard read, and not for any of the reasons having to do with the injustice and brutality of ISIS, or the pitiful responses to the Islamic terror group i.e the whole book.The author, Johnnie Moore, writes in a tone of an overly dramatic blog expert guru that is overly dramatic and is fitted to being a screenplay from the plot twists he tries to surprise his audience with that are not surprises at all More than provide details on ISIS, Moore wants you to really feel what is going on in the Middle East, and have a spiritual experience as you read.This tone is cliche, pandering, childish, and ultimately works against the dissemination of the information Moore is trying to unveil The author tells us what he is feeling before, after, and during his writing of the book, which is completely unnecessary A tear just hit my keyboard as I finished typing that last sentence, writes Moore on page 34 Just as I was finishing writing this morning, I began reviewing a fresh batch of video from a refugee camp p 38 Moore needs to place us in his own daily routine of writing, and even research for the book it is a wonder Moore does not include when he brushed his teeth that morning In this batch of videos he watches a child singing It caused me to smile p 39 After finding a translation of the child s lyrics and finding them to be a deep lament, Moore unleashes his feelings My heart was s...


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    Very short book Finished it in two sittings It s divided into three parts What ISIS is doing Why ISIS Matters to you What We are Losing You would be alright if you read just the first two parts The third part is on the history something, while important, I can never get into The first part was probably the most heart wrenching It was tough to read and not shed any tears Johnnie does well with telling the personal stories from people who have been directly affected by Isis The hardest part is after reading the plight of Christian brothers and sisters in the East, you want to read how the bad guys were defeated and th...


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    How can a book be both an easy and a difficult read It can be easy to read when the author is Johnnie Moore and the writing style and size of the volume a mere 155 pages are reader friendly The subject matter, however, makes it difficult to read What you are hearing in the headlines, reading in your newspapers or online are a mere fraction of what is actually going on.Moore s book, Defying Isis, is a call for the Western Church and Western society as a whole, to wake up to what is happeni...


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Defying ISIS Has The Christian Holocaust Begun A Christian Genocide At The Hands Of Islamic Extremists Is Unfolding In The Middle East Entire Christian Populations Have Been Eliminated, And The Ultimate Aim Of ISIS And The Islamic State Is To Eradicate The World Of Christianity They Are Well On Their Way Thousands Of Christians Arrive In Refugee Camps Daily As Tents Can Be Seen For Miles Across The Countryside Of Jordan, N Iraq And Lebanon Churches Have Been Demolished, Crosses Burned And Replaced With ISIS Flags, Homes Destroyed, Entire Communities Displaced, Religious Conversions Forced, Human Torture Enacted, Children Slaughtered, And All In Plain Sight In Many Cities Every Single Christian Has Been Taken Care Of Displaced, Murdered Or Forcibly Converted, And Just As The Nazis Painted The Star Of David On The Homes Of Jews, Jihadists Have Painted The Christian N The First Letter Of The Arabic Word For Christian On The Homes Of Indigenous Christian Communities To Identify Them Before Destroying Them They Have Proclaimed That They Will Not Stop Until Christianity Is Wiped Off The Earth From The Land Of Its Birth All The Way To Your Own Backyard So What Can Be Done To Help These Brave Souls In The Crossfire And Protect A Holy Land With Never Before Told Stories Of Horror And Of Hope, Johnnie Moore Unveils The Threat Of ISIS Against Worldwide Christianity, And What The World Must Do About It Along The Way, He Introduces Us To The Courageous Christians Who Have Stared Down ISIS And Lived To Raise Their Crosses Higher.