Kenneth Harrod

Kenneth Harrod is a speaker and writer for Release International, a UK-based ministry which seeks to love and serve persecuted Christians around the world.
He is a former minister and journalist. Kenneth has travelled to Africa and Asia on behalf of Release International, and has spoken at conferences overseas to help church leaders respond biblically to persecution. Kenneth has written two books for Release: Jars of Clay: What the West needs to learn from the Persecuted Church, and Promise and Persecution: A biblical theology of suffering for Christ. More recently he has written a five-part small groups Bible study, entitled All for Jesus, which enables churches to explore the themes of discipleship and persecution. These three titles are all available from Release International (releaseinternational.org).

Remember the persecuted

28 June 2021Wurmbrand’s graphic illustration draws from Apostle Paul’s description of the church as the body of Christ. “If one member suffers, all suffer together,” wrote Paul (1 Corinthians 12:26a). Once labelled the ‘Voice of the Underground Church’, Wurmbrand was imprisoned by the then communist regime in Romania from the late 1940s to the mid-1960s. His best-selling account, Tortured for Christ, was first published in the UK in 1967. Today the internet age in which we live gives us far greater…

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