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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 2, 2021 – Hour 1

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Where is it most dangerous to be a Christian?

In 2021, modern-day persecution against Christians is at an all-time high—with numbers increasing at an alarming rate. Research for the Open Doors’ 2021 World Watch List shows that today, more than 340 million people worldwide face persecution and discrimination for their faith. That’s 1 in 8 Christians who are targeted, discriminated against and attacked for following Jesus. Open Doors CEO David Curry joins us.

David Curry

David Curry is President and CEO of Open Doors. Find the 2021 World Watch List report at

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Open Doors World Watch List

Pakistan ‘blasphemy’ death row couple’s plea for freedom

Three Pastors in Central India Jailed on Forced Conversion Charges

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What Happens when Prophecies Don’t Come to Pass?

In the months leading up to the election, a number of Evangelical and Charismatic preachers declared that they had received direct messages from God that Donald Trump would win reelection. What did they do when it did not come to pass? Should we regard these people as false prophets, or something else? Julia Duin joins us.

Julia Duin

Julia Duin is a writer who has worked for five newspapers and is the author of several books, including “In the House of the Serpent Handler: A Story of Faith and Fleeting Fame in the Age of Social Media.” She has worked as the religion editor for the Washington Times and is now a blogger for GetReligion. Visit and follow her on Twitter at juiliaduin..

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When Political Prophecies don’t come to pass

Failed Trump Prophecies Offer a Lesson in Humility

A Strong Appeal to Those Who Prophesied Trump’s Reelection

The prophets who said Trump would win blame demons

Televangelist Pat Robertson no longer thinks Trump can win re-election: ‘It’s time to move on’

Jeremiah Johnson apology

Charismatics Are At War With Each Other Over Failed Prophecies Of Trump Victory

The Charismatic Christians Prophesying Trump’s Victory (And Not Backing Down)

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