Throughout the world, many who profess belief in Jesus Christ face discrimination, torture, imprisonment and death for their faith. According to a major report, persecution of Christians is at an all-time high.

In the United States, the word “persecution” is increasingly used in debates about religious liberty, which has emerged as a key cultural and political issue.

Editor Matt Gambino and producer Gina Christian discuss Christian persecution, and examine ways in which the church, as the body of Christ, can respond.