Journey Into Darkness
Simon had heard stories about the persecutions of the past. But all he had ever known was peace, and in his youthful innocence, he didn’t realize how quickly this could change.
In AD 284, Diocletian was crowned emperor of Rome. A decade later, just as Simon was starting up his own home, Diocletian set loose the demons of hell on the Church. The persecution only lasted a decade or so, but it was the worst that Christians had ever experienced. And Simon and his wife Lydia were caught right in the middle.
They had a choice. They could give up their faith and live. Maybe even prosper.
Or they could stand firm. And die…