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8 years ago
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Update on Gao Zhisheng

On March 28, human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who has been missing for more than a year, contacted his wife and children, according to ChinaAid Association. Gao said he was released from Chinese custody six months ago and taken to Wutai Shan mountain, a Buddhist landmark in Shanxi province. We encourage you to continue writing letters to believers who remain in prison.
Forward this e-mail to those you know have a heart for God's people and encourage them to write and pray too. Get involved! Pray and write today.

Forward this e-mail to others who have a love for God's people.

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Gao Zhisheng
8 years ago
Maryam Jalili

Location: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Arrested: December 2009

Maryam Jalili, Mitra Zahmati and Farzan Matin, are imprisoned in Iran following their arrest while gathered at a house church to celebrate Christmas. On Dec. 24, Maryam, Mitra, and Farzan were among 15 Christians arrested by security forces in Pakdasht, Iran. After a week without information, family members contacted authorities and demanded to know where they were being held. Officials told the families that the Christians would be released the same day, but instead they were secretly transferred to the notorious Evin prison in Tehran.

7 years ago

November 3rd, 2011

Dear Donna,

Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. Hebrews 10:23

Teenager Tortured for Her Faith Set to Make Full Recovery
Susan Ithungu (14) was left hospitalized and unable to walk after her father tortured her for becoming a Christian. And now we are pleased to report that Susan has been discharged from the hospital. Although there is a long road ahead for Susan, her doctors are optimistic that she will make a full recovery. Write Susan a letter encouraging her as she heals…letting her know that she has a loving Christian family who cares and is praying for her.
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7 years ago

Thanks Donna for putting this out there!  I wrote a few months ago, but probably should again.   d

7 years ago

Also our prayers have been for our sister Sintayehu, an Ethiopian widow whose pastor husband was killed over a year ago. Sadly on November 5, one of her sons, Abush, was killed in an explosion. Please surround Sintayehu with your prayers and consider sending her a letter of condolence.
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7 years ago


Thanks for sharing this information on how to write and encourage these families.

Write a Letter to Prisoners
7 years ago

There is another excellent letter writing site that puts your letter together in their own language.  I use it all the time:

The letter gets mailed directly to the prisoner and you get prisoner alert updates in a newsletter when you subscribe.

Have a blessed 2012!



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