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anonymous  January 03, 2009 8:10 PM

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Start the New Year by walking side by side with believers who have been persecuted for their faith. This unique devotional features more than 25 spiritual leaders from around the world who share not only their story, but their inspiration. Sign up to receive the Day by Day devotional. 

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for Emanuel Masih to be released from his prison sentence and be able to permanently return home to his family.
  • Pray that Masih will not be harmed any further by officer Draz or any other persecutors.
  • Pray that Chakma will be able to find work and support his wife and son.
  • Pray for those who have been persecuting Chakma for his conversion to Christianity.  Pray that they will repent of their ways and have a personal encounter with God.
  • Pray that the Day by Day devotional will provide new insight about our persecuted brothers and sisters throughout the world for those who sign up to receive it.  
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Praying with you, 

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anonymous  December 24, 2008 7:29 AM

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Prayer Points:

  • Join the church in Indonesia in praying for a peaceful Christmas, both for the believers and their Muslim neighbors.
  • Pray for the Indonesian churches that struggle to secure permits to build venues for worship services and other activities.
  • Pray that the violence in Orissa state will cease this Christmas, paving a way for the peace of Jesus to prevail.
  • Pray for the tens of thousands of believers who have been in hiding due to the attacks in Orissa. Pray that their fears will be replaced by hope.
  • Pray for the thousands of Iraqi Christians who have been displaced from their homes.
  • Pray for the gospel of peace to infiltrate the hearts of persecutors throughout the world.  
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Praying with you, 

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anonymous  December 22, 2008 1:49 AM

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for the 77 Acteal prisoners and their families who are awaiting the verdict on their appeal; pray for truth and justice during the review on Dec. 20 with the Supreme Court of Mexico.
  • Pray for people to take action and fax  the Mexican government on behalf of the Acteal prisoners.
  • Pray for the Iraqi Christians who have been relocated.
  • While it is extremely difficult to publicly celebrate Christmas in Iraq and other Muslim dominated countries, pray that Christians will be safe from violence this Christmas season.
  • Praise God for the many letters received by Brother Ning in China!  
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Praying with you, 

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anonymous  November 26, 2008 1:26 PM

Prayer Points:

  • Please pray that the attacks in Egypt will cease and that this violence-prone area will become a place of peace and unity.
  • Pray for Mina William, the Egyptian Christian boy who suffered the severe beating from Muslim attackers.
  • Pray for a reversal of the new religion policy in Vietnam.
  • Pray for the believers in the Bac Ha to stand strong in the face of persecution.
  • Pray that Maria’s father, Abdurahman, will find a job and be able to provide for his family.  
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Praying with you, 

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anonymous Bhilai, India November 04, 2008 5:30 AM

Beloved in Christ,

Praise the Lord!

Seven persons from the other community accepted Christ in our Bhothli Church on
2nd Nov. 08. Please pray for them to stand and grow in faith.

2. Please pray for our ministry tour to Bastar area of Chattisgarh from 4th to
7th Nov. 08. It is a naxalite-disturbed area Please pray for protection and
for more people to come to Christ. Pray for the needs as well.

God Bless you!
Pr Mohan C Thomas
5B Street 40, Sec 10
Bhilai 490 006 CG India
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anonymous Earthquake victims hungry, injured and freezing in Pakistan! October 30, 2008 8:21 PM

KAN BANGLA, Pakistan (AFP) – The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwest Pakistan could climb above 300, officials said Thursday, as rescuers struggled to deliver aid to desperate survivors.

Multiple aftershocks continued to rock impoverished Baluchistan province, creating fresh fears among survivors who prepared to spend a second night in the open in sub-zero temperatures as the cold winter set in.

Some travelled long distances on severely damaged roads to the provincial capital Quetta to plead for tents and emergency supplies as some villages still had not received help more than 36 hours after the quake.

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anonymous  October 29, 2008 9:20 PM

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for Saba Masih to have courage to speak the truth about her forced marriage to Amjad Ali.
  • Pray for the Pakistani girls’ uncle, Raheel, who is receiving death threats for trying to get his niece Saba to be rightfully returned to her parents.
  • Please unite with other believers around the world who will be praying on Sunday, Nov. 9, for persecuted Christians.
  • Pray that many Christians will have the compassion to donate Bibles for persecuted children.  
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Praying with you, 

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anonymous  October 22, 2008 5:29 PM

Prayer Points:

  • Please continue to pray for Christians who currently live with the daily threat of violence in Orissa, India.
  • Pray that the death of the parliamentary soldier in Orissa will be a wake-up call for the government to take sufficient action in protecting its people.
  • Pray that the church leaders’ appeal in Iraq will draw upon the mercy of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to step in and stop the attacks in Mosul.
  • Pray for the Christians who are being equipped in Iraq by Open Doors and other NGO’s.  
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Praying with you, 

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anonymous  October 21, 2008 3:52 PM

Please pray for the following brothers and sisters who are being persecuted for their faith.

INDONESIA | A mob of extremist Muslims has stormed a church service in Cipayung, East Jakarta, forcing the Christians to flee. The mob then erected banners in the street declaring a ban on “churches and religious services.”

MALAYSIA | A court in Malaysia has denied a woman’s appeal to renounce Islam and convert to Christianity. Thirty-five-year-old Lim Yoke Khoon is expected to appeal to Malaysia's top civil court.

NIGERIA | Blaming the death of their leader on Christian prayers, an Islamist group in the Kwara state capital has launched a new wave of violence against believers. Since June, at least three Christians have died and several others have been injured.

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anonymous  October 15, 2008 9:00 PM

Prayer Points:
  • Pray for the attacks against majority-Christian villages in the Phillipines to cease.
  • Pray for the 500 Christians who live in Yantamma as minority Christians to remain strong in faith despite the government’s efforts to dissuade them.
  • Pray for Open Doors to successfully meet its goal of distributing 4,500 children’s Bibles before the end of the year.
  • Thank God for the help that many Christians worldwide are able to receive through Open Doors and other organizations committed to strengthening God’s kingdom.
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anonymous  October 08, 2008 6:18 PM

Prayer Points:
  • Pray for the Christians in Orissa state, whose houses were set on fire; pray for their homes and churches to be either repaired or rebuilt as needed.
  • Pray for Nayak’s widow, Mandaki, to recover from her head injury.
  • Pray for the violence to cease in Orissa state.
  • Continue to pray for Pastor Das and his daughter to receive justice and stand strong in the face of persecution.
  • Pray for truth and peace to reign in Bangladesh.  
  •  

Praying with you, 

Christina and the Prayer Force Team   

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anonymous  October 01, 2008 8:43 PM

Prayer Points:
  • Pray for Muslim Background Believers in Iran, whose lives are threatened because of the new apostasy law.
  • Pray that the international community will unite in prayer and take action against the discriminatory apostasy law.
  • Pray for Teame Weldegebriel who is receiving harsh treatment for ministering to fellow prisoners in Eritrea.
  • Pray that the Christian woman who was locked up with her children will be able to find out the where her husband is imprisoned.  Pray that he will soon be released and would safely return home.  
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Praying with you, 

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anonymous  September 10, 2008 3:24 PM

Thank you for adding your name to the online petition asking the Chinese government to free Pastor Bike. Your voice was heard! Pastor Bike is FREE! On Friday, August 29, prominent Chinese house church leader Zhang Mingxuan, affectionately known as "Pastor Bike," his wife and a co-worker were released from Chinese custody. Pastor Bike was arrested along with his wife and co-worker August 6, two days before the Olympic Games began in Beijing. An outspoken evangelist, Pastor Bike has travelled on his bike to many places in China, handing out Christian literature and Bibles and preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Pastor Bike

Instead of being held at a prison or a detention center Pastor Bike and his wife, Xie Fenglan, and their co-worker were taken to resort hotels on a "forced vacation" designed to ensure that they couldn’t talk to any foreign media. Pastor Bike was scheduled to do an interview with the BBC the day of his arrest.

All three believers are in good health and spirits and praising God for their release, according to our co-laborers at China Aid Association. The detainees said during their confinement they had opportunities to witness to guards and even high-ranking government officials staying at the hotels where they were held.

Petition Being Delivered to Chinese Embassy

On August 26, The Voice of the Martyrs and China Aid Association launched an international online petition drive advocating for Pastor Bike, his wife and co-worker to be released. On September 4, China Aid Association delivered the petition — which had more than 57,000 names printed on 619 pages — addressed to Ambassador Zhou Wenzhong at the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Washington, D.C. Included was a letter thanking the Chinese government for releasing these house-church Christians.

We are thankful to you and the thousands of others who logged on and signed the petition. Christians in free nations often wonder if we can really make a practical difference for Christians in persecuted countries. Pastor Bike’s release shows that WE CAN!

Continue to pray for Pastor Bike, his wife and their co-worker and for other believers in China.

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anonymous  September 10, 2008 6:42 AM

Special Ramadan Prayer Campaign

Miracles are taking place throughout the Islamic world. Muslims are coming to faith in Jesus through visions! During the holy days of Ramadan, September 1 30, as Muslims pray and fast, we need to pray that they will see the face of JesusDownload resources to make your prayers more powerful with your church or small group.

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for the orphaned children of the Chiapas family to be comforted and provided for by family and friends.
  • Pray for believers within the Chiapas community to draw closer together in faith despite this recent attack.
  • Please continue to pray for an end to the violence in Orissa, India.
  • Praise God that we are able to use our civil liberty and email Indian Ambassador, Ronen Sen, on behalf of our brothers and sisters in India.
  • Pray for Muslims who will be celebrating Ramadan throughout the month of September.

For more information about Christians who are persecuted around the world, download this month’s Persecution Update. 

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Praying with you, 

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anonymous  August 27, 2008 6:08 PM

Prayer Points

1.]  Please pray for pastor Sompong, his church , his family, and other young people who are imprisoned with him.

2.]  Pray that God's presence would be very real for with them in prison and that God would favor them with the jailers and the other inmates.

3.]  Please pray that more people would be won to the Lord through the witness of the Boukan church and Pastor Sompang.

4.]  Pray for the police and district officials who persecute these believers.  Pray that their hearts would be softened by the witness of the believers.

5.]  Please pray for Zhang Mingxuan, Xie Fenlang and co-pastor, Wu Jiang He in China.  Pray that they would be able to return to their home soon.
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anonymous  August 22, 2008 2:51 PM

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anonymous  August 04, 2008 10:03 PM

TO
Mom, Donna Matthew

Dear Mother in Christ
Greetings to you in the name of our LOrd Jesus Christ
         Mother, I am sending my letters for you for long time. Today we search your e-mail  Id and we find so happy. Mother, we pray for your and your family and also your church believers in my daily prayers.We want for your prayers. Here, I am doing the Lord's work honestly and I maintained a Christian Lending Library in my town. so many Hindu people are come and search the scriptures and they read this and they know who is Real God. and they believe Jesus Christ is their personal saviour and also they saved their families through my Christian Lending Library material.
Mother,In my area on 29-07-08 attacked a fire accident in my near colony, nearly 40 houses are completely destroy . The colony people are stand in streets with their empty hands. This is very bad situation to my people.20 families are believers families and other 20 families all casts.

      Mother, I am sending some photos of that colony fire accident. please pray for my people, they have no shelter and no clothing and also no sufficient food. Please announce your churches and pray for my people needs. If possible please send any help to my people, used clothes or any one send please.we are pray for you and your family and also your church believers. God bless you, I am waiting for your reply.

 I am attaches some pics of my area colony fire accident.

Thanking you Mother

Yours son in Christ

P. Ephraim

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anonymous  August 02, 2008 6:52 PM

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4 Afghanistan is one of the least reached countries in the world. There are 48,000 mosques but not a single church building. Pray for all of the unreached peoples of this land, especially:  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
 
anonymous  June 18, 2008 11:00 AM

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To
Sister, Donna
I see your kind reply and we feel very happy for your kind heart. my church believers and I pray for you and your health and also your job. Please pray for me and my ministry and also my believers in your prayers. God bless you. I am waiting for your prayerful reply.
Thanking you sister
yours sister in Christ
pastor. kumari


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anonymous  June 13, 2008 12:10 PM

Since they refused to give up their belief 10 families were forced to leave their farms and homes.
 
Please pray for them, as rural Lao families routinely live and subsist on their generational family farm.  They usually have few other possessions and little or no other source of income.
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anonymous  June 11, 2008 5:55 AM

Please Pray:

  • For Meskele and her children to continue to receive God’s love and encouragement. (2 Corinthians 13:11)
  • For the Muslim attackers to see God’s love first hand by the witness of Meskele and her family. (2 Corinthians 4:4)
  • For Meskele’s story to be shared worldwide so that her testimony help open hearts that were once closed, open their eyes that were once blind, and open minds that were once filled with deception and lies. (Mark 10:27)
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anonymous  June 11, 2008 5:41 AM

Please Pray:

  • That the court officials will change their minds and that Abbad’s marriage will be recognized by the courts as an official marriage. (Acts 25:10)
  • That Abbad’s trial for “apostasy” will be dismissed and that they would acknowledge their own constitutional guarantees of religious freedom. (Galatians 5:1)
  • For Abbad’s family to be able to live peacefully and continue to serve Jesus Christ. (Matthew 4:10)
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 10:57 PM

PRAY FOR THE SAFETY OF CHRISTIANS I N THE CITY OF NINEVAH!
EVEN READING THE NEWS I CAN NOT DETERMINE WHAT IS GOING ON, I HEAR ONE THING AND THEN THE OPPOSITE. YET IT IS REASONABLE THAT WE PRAY FOR THE SAFETY OF NINEVAH! THERE ARE MANY CHRISTIAN BROTHERS AND SISTERS WHO NEED OUR SUPPORT!
AND PRAY FOR THE SAFETY OF CHRISTIANS ELSEWHERE IN IRAQ!
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 10:56 PM

PRAY  THAT THE CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ WILL COME TOGETHER IN UNITY! PRAY THAT ALL PERSECUTION WILL COME TO AN END! PRAY THAT EXTREMISM WILL COME TO AN END! PRAY FOR THE HOMELESS! PRAY FOR THE DAY WHEN ALL CHRISTIANS WILL FEEL SAFE ENOUGH TO COME BACK TO IRAQ! PRAY THAT IRAQ WILL BE ABLE TO REBUILD WITHOUT FEAR OF BOMBS!
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 10:49 PM

Please Pray:

  • For the protection of Christians in Nigeria who have been victimized by the agenda driven “blasphemy” charges used as a weapon of religious oppression. (Mark 12:32)
  • Pray for Shi Weihan’s release from prison, returning him to his family, and that the charges against him will be dropped. (Philippians 1:13)
  • Give praise to the Lord for all of the people who participated in the NKFW events; pray that the rallies and prayers held around the world this last week will positively affect the future of North Korean refugees. (2 Timothy 1:3)

Download the May 2008 Persecution Updateand join in prayer to bring hope and courage to persecuted Christians worldwide. 


Praying with you, 

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anonymous  May 30, 2008 10:39 PM

Please Pray:

  • For the protection of Christians in Nigeria who have been victimized by the agenda driven “blasphemy” charges used as a weapon of religious oppression. (Mark 12:32)
  • Pray for Shi Weihan’s release from prison, returning him to his family, and that the charges against him will be dropped. (Philippians 1:13)
  • Give praise to the Lord for all of the people who participated in the NKFW events; pray that the rallies and prayers held around the world this last week will positively affect the future of North Korean refugees. (2 Timothy 1:3)

Download the May 2008 Persecution Updateand join in prayer to bring hope and courage to persecuted Christians worldwide. 


Praying with you, 

Christina and the Prayer Force Team

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anonymous  May 30, 2008 10:36 PM

Please pray specifically for each NKFW event in Washington, D.C.:

Tuesday, April 29: 11 am: Concert with North Korean defectors followed by noon Capitol Hill Rally for North Korean Human Rights and to Save the Refugees; Visits to senators and congressmen for North Korea Human Rights and Refugees Legislative Initiatives (after the rally).

Wednesday, April 30: 10-11:30 am: Panel Discussion on North Korean Refugees Focusing on Two Reports.

Thursday, May 1: Morning Press Conference.

Friday, May 2: noon: Capitol Hill Forum Honoring the North Korean Defectors


Pray for all of the volunteers and coordinators who traveled to NKFW events to return home safely and well rested with great testimonies to share with their church, family, and friends. (Revelation 12:11)

 Download and print the China Prayer Countdown Calendar for May.


Praying with you, 

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anonymous SAMARITAN'S PURSE RELIEF EFFORTS! May 30, 2008 10:33 PM



Samaritan's Purse relief workers who arrived in Myanmar two days after the deadly cyclone report a desperate situation in the aftermath of what appears to be the world’s deadliest storm of the 21st century.

Three water specialists from our Canada office, who had already planned the trip to visit a water filter project being conducted by a ministry partner, flew into the capital of Yangon on Monday.

“The city and country are in shock,” said one of our staff members. “Yangon has been heavily hit. Trees and power lines are down, and water availability is severely limited.”

Yangon is located in the Irrawaddy delta, which took a direct hit from Cyclone Nargis. A 12-foot storm surge swept away entire towns and villages.

“Our partner is receiving reports that more than 60 villages were completely wiped out in the delta region,” the Samaritan's Purse worker said. “They have heard forecast deaths of over 100,000, with bodies currently lying in the coastal waters. Many people attempted to escape the rising tides and flooding by climbing on to their roofs, but the cyclone’s strong winds carried people away. Most were unable to swim, and others became exhausted attempting to stay afloat during the 12-hour storm period.”

That figure is almost five times more than the 22,000 the Myanmar government has estimated. According to news reports, as many as 70,000 people are missing in the delta, which has a population of nearly six million people. The official Myanmar government figure for the missing is 41,000. The United Nations estimates that up to a million people could be homeless.

Samaritan's Purse has sent staff members from six countries to a staging area in Bangkok, capital of neighboring Thailand. They are ready to begin extensive relief efforts as soon as the military junta that runs Myanmar grants a United Nations request to grant visas to international relief workers.

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Samaritan's Purse relief workers who arrived in Myanmar two days after the deadly cyclone report a desperate situation in the aftermath of what appears to be the world’s deadliest storm of the 21st century.

Three water specialists from our Canada office, who had already planned the trip to visit a water filter project being conducted by a ministry partner, flew into the capital of Yangon on Monday.

“The city and country are in shock,” said one of our staff members. “Yangon has been heavily hit. Trees and power lines are down, and water availability is severely limited.”

Yangon is located in the Irrawaddy delta, which took a direct hit from Cyclone Nargis. A 12-foot storm surge swept away entire towns and villages.

“Our partner is receiving reports that more than 60 villages were completely wiped out in the delta region,” the Samaritan's Purse worker said. “They have heard forecast deaths of over 100,000, with bodies currently lying in the coastal waters. Many people attempted to escape the rising tides and flooding by climbing on to their roofs, but the cyclone’s strong winds carried people away. Most were unable to swim, and others became exhausted attempting to stay afloat during the 12-hour storm period.”

That figure is almost five times more than the 22,000 the Myanmar government has estimated. According to news reports, as many as 70,000 people are missing in the delta, which has a population of nearly six million people. The official Myanmar government figure for the missing is 41,000. The United Nations estimates that up to a million people could be homeless.

Samaritan's Purse has sent staff members from six countries to a staging area in Bangkok, capital of neighboring Thailand. They are ready to begin extensive relief efforts as soon as the military junta that runs Myanmar grants a United Nations request to grant visas to international relief workers.

“The largest needs include drinking water, food, and shelter,” said our staff already in the country. “The need for water becomes increasingly important in the coming days as disease and dehydration spread.”  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
 
anonymous  May 30, 2008 10:24 PM

Dear sister
I bring greetings in the name of our Glorious Lord and Savior
Jesus Christ and in His wondrous and mighty name I bid you well and speak UN measurable blessings in your life and
declare that by the power of the spirit of our God the Father
of us all that the season of drought in yours lives shall end
and the blessings of God's favor shall be upon you.

I hope you would be fine by lord's grace. On behalf of myself I am so glad to share with you all that the Lord Jesus Christ has done works of wonders not just among Christian believers but also among Muslims who are learning about Jesus as well as in a tiny village of Punjab .

We have reached the people with God's word and it has opened many peoples heart and they had responded praise to his holy name.

On appeal I would like to put before you that there is no church building in the remote village of TORAH, DADWALEE SHARIF and MACHIKAY; believers do need places of worship in these tiny remote villagers of Punjab.

These three places in Punjab are the undetached areas where the preacher visits rarely it's very important for the Christian community of those three remote villages to have a place of worship soon.

These three places in Punjab are the undetached areas where no one goes to preach and nor to share the Lord's word with them. When I visited there they requested urgently, "you must come to us please and share Jesus's words with us."  I said to them, "Pray so that the Lord will provides for us; so that we can visit you and we can train, ordain, support people who can train you."

It is also important to ordain elders and train them so they may have a trained pastor, evangelists and other church leaders.

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Blessings,Your Brother Victor SirdarChairman & founderUnity In Christ MinistryC-37 block 5 F.B.Area Gulberg town karachi-75950 sadiknagar Sindh PakistanPhone: +92-300-2538509unityinchristministry@yahoo.co  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
 
anonymous  May 30, 2008 10:17 PM

Evangelist AmbayeShuang ShuyingDr. Kiflu Gebre...

Location: Eritrea
Arrested: May 2005

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On May 11, 2005 Evangelist Girmay Ambaye, was arrested by security police in Eritrea for witnessing about Christ to people on a city bus. It is the third time Ambaye has been imprisoned for his faith in the last few years.
Please send a letter of encouragement and let Evangelist Ambaye know that you are praying for him and other persecuted believers in Eritrea. Let your friends know about the suffering Christians in Eritrea and encourage them to pray and write to Ambaye.
Your letters make a difference sometimes resulting in shorter prison sentences. Write to Ambaye today and let him know you are praying for him.
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 10:09 PM

Dear Sister Donna How are you. I hope you would be fine by lord's grace,Sister you always in my prayer sorry for late reply. Sister by the Lord's grace I'm fine.
sister rainy season about to come and we are so fear
from this season you know what happened with us
season.
Sister prepare monthly supporters for us so we can
work more freely so we can win lot of souls for him sister
needs are increasing day by day due to dearness and
situation o four country we are so unhappy and unsaved 
Last week some political people killed one political member
of our area we were so fear.
Sister must share with people like who is supporting us
regularly thanks for letting him know about us we need
supports like Richard who can support us regularly little
can make huge things.
Sister work is expanding but due to financial problems we
are stopped or just waiting for the perfect timing. 
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 9:46 PM

CHARGES SHIFT AGAINST CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE OWNER IN CHINA:  An advocacy organization reported this week that Chinese authorities now accuse Shi Weihan, a Beijing businessman, of being a “dangerous religious element.” This claim has been dismissed by a long-time friend of Weihan's, saying that this accusation was contrary to the Christian bookstore owner's gentle, patriotic nature. Full Story>>

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anonymous  May 30, 2008 9:26 PM

CHINA & BURMA
Pray for Believers Affected by the Cyclone and Earthquake - VOM Sources

The Voice of the Martyrs is encouraging believers to pray for those affected by the cyclone in Burma (Myanmar) and the earthquake in China. Pray God will comfort Christians who have been displaced and lost loved ones during these natural disasters. Ask Him to provide for them during this difficult time and for the Holy Spirit to be their comforter. Isaiah 61: 1-3  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
 
anonymous PRAY FOR THE CHRISTIANS IN MYANMAR! May 30, 2008 9:22 PM

However, Teh said the information came from a relief worker who had just returned from the affected area and that "tears were shed" when he recounted his findings to UNICEF officials earlier in the day.

At a church in Yangon, meanwhile, more than 400 cyclone victims from the delta township of Labutta were evicted Friday following orders from authorities a day earlier.

"It was a scene of sadness, despair and pain," said a church official at the Yangon Karen Baptist Home Missions, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of official reprisal. "Those villagers lost their homes, their family members and the whole village was washed away. They have no home to go back to."

All the refugees except for a few pregnant women, two young children and those with severe illnesses left the church in 11 trucks Friday morning, the official said.

Authorities told church workers the victims would first be taken to a government camp in Myaung Mya — a mostly undamaged town in the Irrawaddy delta. It was not immediately clear when they would be resettled in their villages.

Aid groups said Myanmar's military government was still hindering foreign assistance for victims of the cyclone, despite a promise to U.N. Secretary Ban Ki-moon to ease travel restrictions.

Some foreign aid workers are still awaiting visas, and the government is taking 48 hours to process requests to enter the Irrawaddy delta, the groups said.

They said the International Red Cross was waiting for permission to send 30 foreign staffers into the delta.

An estimated 2.4 million people remain homeless and hungry from the cyclone, which left at least 134,000 people dead or missing.

UNICEF's Teh said many people were also being forced to return from camps to their homes in Labutta, a low-lying area that took the brunt of Cyclone Nargis nearly a month ago.

Centralizing stricken people in the centers had made it easier for aid agencies to deliver emergency relief since many villages in the delta can only be reached by boat or over very rough roads.

The UNICEF official said some refugees were "given rations and then they are forced to move." But others were denied aid because they had lost their government identity cards, he said.

The government has not given a reason for moving people out of camps and shelters, but last week it declared the "relief" phase of the rescue effort over and said "reconstruction" was under way.

Foreign aid experts disagree, arguing many people are still in need of emergency assistance for food and shelter, as well as medical care.

Aid workers who have reached some of the remote villages say little remains to sustain survivors. Houses are destroyed, livestock have perished and food stocks have virtually run out. Medicines are nonexistent.

Terje Skavdal, a senior U.N. official in Bangkok, said he could not confirm the camp closures but any forced movement was "completely unacceptable."

"People need to be assisted in the settlements and satisfactory conditions need to created before they can return to their place of origins," Skavdal, head of the Asia-Pacific region's U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, told reporters. "Any forced or coerced movement of people is completely unacceptable."

"We urge speedy implementation of all agreements on access, visas and use of logistical assets," Skavdal said. "We need to see more relief experts, including (those) from the (International Red Cross), getting into the delta as soon as possible without bureaucratic hindrance."

The government has said the wait for approval to enter the delta has been shortened from two weeks to two days for U.N. staff, but "it's unclear how long the process will be for the NGOs (non-governmental organizations). The staff are urgently required on the ground," he said.

The military regime only agreed to allow foreign aid workers in after the U.N. chief met with junta leader Senior Gen. Than Shwe last weekend.

The country's leaders are leery of foreign aid workers and international agencies, worrying they could weaken the junta's powerful grip.

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anonymous  May 30, 2008 9:14 PM

Please Pray:

  • That violence and disunion will cease among Mangar and the late Thakur’s family. (Psalm 133:1)
  • That Mangar and his family will seek the truth of Jesus Christ from their Christian family members. (Psalm 25:5)
  • That God will provide for all the needs of the displaced Iraqi families. (Philippians 4:19)
  • For the Christian Iraqis who boldly make a choice to travel with their Bibles. (2 Corinthians 3:12)
  • That there are more opportunities for Open Doors to distribute Bibles to the Iraqi people. (2 Samuel 22:31)
  • For the upcoming events of North Korea Freedom Week, starting this Saturday. (Psalm 94:16)
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 9:12 PM

A PRAYER REQUEST FROM ZIMBABWE! April 04, 2008 7:46 AM

Dear Brethern in Christ

Please pray for my household to receive and
live the peace and love of Jesus Christ.
Pray that my husband will receive a scholarship
and that both of us will get higher paying
jobs in order to make ends meet. Dear Lord
there are so many of us that struggles to give
our tiths,please release us from this financial
burderns we are carrying in the mighty name
of Jesus Christ of Nazareth with thanks.Lord
you say in your word that we should not be
concerned over anything but in everything we
must make known our needs and that is what
we do Lord.
Dear Lord satan is attacking us but we have
the coat of armour to protect us , to help us
stand against him.Jesus we praise you now and
forevermore,Amen.
A.D

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anonymous  May 30, 2008 9:07 PM

Please add your brothers and sisters in Christ living in Zimbabwe to your prayer list.

Under the socialist government of Robert Mugabe:
  • Inflation is running 1.593%
  • Unemployment is over 80%
  • Operation "Take Out the Trash" had the government bulldozing houses, creating thousands of homeless victims
  • No rights are protected

No one can meet for prayer or Bible studies in groups greater than 3 without police approval.

The Rev. Dr. Roy Musasiwa helped publish a widely disliked report called The Natural Vision Discussion to shed light on this tragedy—at great risk to himself.

"We long for peace," Musasiwa said. "Would it not be great to live in a country where you can associate with any political party of your choice without fearing victimization, being tortured or raped, or having bombs thrown into your house?

"Or what about having the freedom to gather for prayer without the fear of being arrested?"

Despite the threats of violence, jail or death, Christians are still gathering to pray and discuss issues. Many Christians and pastors are now in jail.

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anonymous  May 30, 2008 9:03 PM

 
Urgent Prayer Needed for Rev. Richard Tanon.
 
From: Juanita
Please pray for Rev. Richard Tanon, in Sacramento, California he is the minister who performed our wedding 33 years ago this June, his lungs have collapsed and the doctors give him 3 days to live, this family lost their youngest daughter about 7 months ago a car struck and killed her.  Rev. Tanon was the first Hispanic to be named as Chaplain of NYS Prisons, we had the privilege to go and minister with John's gospel group years ago to Sing Sing Prison, incredible ministry. 
Blessings, Juanita
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 9:00 PM

The ZANU PF government continue to persecute the Church of God. 'Eight Church leaders, including a blind pastor were arrested during a meeting in front of 400 worshippers and detained in police cells in Kadoma (120 km South West of Harare).'

The arrested Church leaders are Jonathan Gokovah, Pastor Raymond Motsi, Pius Wakatama, Pastor Ancelimo Magaya, Pastor Wilson Mugabe, Pastor Zvizai Chiponda, Lawrence Berejena and Gerald Mubaiwa.

Pastor Moyo states, "The meeting was for Christians who felt they cannot remain silent while the country burns with companies closing, inflation (26 000%) hitting everyone hard and the majority of people suffering."
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 8:57 PM

Mizell family statement

February 28, 2008

George and Peggy Mizell, parents of Cydney Mizell, issued the following statement today on behalf of the Mizell family:

We are all heartbroken to receive credible reports of the deaths of our daughter, Cyd, and Muhammad Hadi, her driver, in Afghanistan. While these reports remain unconfirmed, we are beginning to accept that the hoped-for outcome may no longer be possible.

Cyd knew before she went to Afghanistan that it could be a dangerous place, but she went because she loved the Afghan people and dedicated her life to serving them. We are trying to understand why someone would kill a gentle, caring person who came to their country to help the poor. Many of the people of Kandahar came to love her almost as much as we loved her, and all of us share her loss.

We thank everyone who has worked so hard to secure her release and who now seek to confirm what we've heard. We thank everyone around the world who’s been praying for Cyd, and for us.

Please continue to keep our family and Mr. Hadi's family in your prayers.

We ask now that you please respect our privacy as we wait for confirmation and grieve for our Cydney.

Thank you.

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anonymous  May 30, 2008 8:55 PM

Hilde Marie (the author of the e-mail below) is my daughter-in- law.


This situation is very serious, and is changing every minute.  Sudip was raised from the time he was 12 in an orphanage and God gave him a burden for children in the same situation.  God has miraculously provided the means for all of the excellent work being done in His name and for His glory.  It is this provision that Satan is attempting to use to destroy this work.  The wife of a Maoist started this by seeing “stuffâ€� in the orphanage and Anne Lise and Sudip’s private quarters (they are subject to search, and have no rights or any way to protect themselves) and becoming jealous.

My heart cries for this couple who has given up everything to do His work, and is now fighting for their very lives.

 Pray for wisdom, provision, and protection.

Check out their web-site compassionforasia. org , when you see their faces and the face of their little daughter, you will know that God wants His kingdom to stand united against this attack!

Thank you!

 Julie A. Ritzheimer

Children's Pastor

New Life Worship Center

www.newlifeworship. org

304-723-0777 ext. 224

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anonymous  May 30, 2008 8:53 PM

from Mrs. Mercy Ciniraj, Pastor Paul Ciniraj's wife.
 
I sorry I use my husbands email ID for send you this message. Also I sorry send it as a common mail.
I and my children in deep sad. We not get sleep. We are in tears. We pray to Lord Jesus for miracle. I beg your prayer.
My husband Pastor Paul Ciniraj sick. We going and coming in hospital from last three week. His blood found leukemia. It a beginning stage. Bone marrow, hb, platelets showing problems. He under treatment.
We know it a temptation. We know it for a big testimony among sick. But my husband's muslim relatives laugh. They say this trouble because he left Islam and accept christianity. I and children not like hear this from them. Also converted christians from Islam and Hindu not like hear this from muslims and hindus. They also sad.
We believe true God. We do true ministry. God know our heart. God know our ministry. God know our faithfullness. If we not follow true God, God allow me, my all children, my husband dead together. If we not faithful in Lord's ministry, God take together my life, my children's life and my husband's life. We not want live more. Otherwise we want my husband back normal stage. We not want hear him blood cancer patient. We want God's miracle. We want him again witnessing Christ. Please pray.
Treatment expensive. We not have health insurance. Everyday we spend big amounts for tests and medicines. I not know what do. We need God's people's urgent help this time. Please pray.
I sorry. For this urgent matter I use my husband's email ID for send this message. Please reply me in my email ID: mercyciniraj@ rediffmail. com
I write my postal address below. I can receive checks and also money through western union in my address. I not have paypal account.
My children Besly, Hepzy, Lesly say greetings to you. Hepzy (daughter) in XII class. Her model exam running. Next month her public exam. Children difficult concentrate exam because Pappa's sick. Please pray.
Your sister
 
Mrs. MERCY CINIRAJ,
SALEM VOICE MINISTRIES,
DEVALOKAM (P.O), KOTTAYAM,
KERALA - 686038, INDIA
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 8:50 PM

From: Benete Adelle

I am Benete Adelle a 25 years old christian girl, I don't have a computer of my own, a missionary from France allowed me to use her computer since she can't help me in any other way.
I am a Victim of war in  (COTE D'IVOIRE) Africa, I do have a small poultry farm before the war where I make my daily bread but unfortunately the REBELS came and destroyed all my things and set fire on houses including my poultry farm, I lost my farm.
I am writing you this mail to request for your prayers, to feed and clothe myself and if possible to re-start my little poultry farm again and I know that the Lord shall bless you.
I am recently living with my pastor where we are about 9 people living in a single room.  I am seriously going hunger.
 May the Lord bless you abundantly and grant you success in all your dealings.
Yours Sister In Christ,
Benete 
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 8:39 PM

A Pentecostal church in Eldoret was burned this weekend, and only smoldering ruins were left by Saturday. The pastor's nephew, Peter Ndungu, said the church was burned because his aunt was from Kibaki's Kikuyu tribe.

Terrified Kenyans, meanwhile, were pouring into camps for the displaced. The violence since the Dec. 27 election has forced 300,000 from their homes  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
 
anonymous  May 30, 2008 8:34 PM

PASTOR DAVID IN KENYA, AFRICA January 28, 2008 8:30 AM

URGENT CODE-RED PRAYER REQUEST from Pastor David in Kenya

Date : Mon, Jan 28, 2008 10:56 AM

Dear brother skip,
Im know in Bungoma town , last evining after having powerfull service in church together with people who are taking refuge in church, the young worriors who are killing people destroyed the kipkaren big bridge and they have used it as a place where they are killing people now , the car comes, they stop it and they remove people and kill them, and you see skip its four minutes drive from our church , all those areas now are ashes, you remember our church is on the road to Eldoret, I dont know why the killing is taking place where my church is, we are now keeping so many people in church,and number is
increasing daily,its also only our church that is going on with
normal services the rest of the churches stoped services and others were burned. many women are affected now. the stuation is bad, for now we do everything at Bungoma.
please keep praying.
I have to rush to church now and family.
Pastor David m.Walukhu
Mukhonje Faith Church
PO.Box230, Webuye,
Kenya
,East Africa
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anonymous  May 30, 2008 8:15 PM

PERSECUTED CHRISTIAN'S AND CHURCH BUILDER'S GROUP PRAYER AND PRAYER CLOSET!
PRAYER SITE #2
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anonymous PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS PRAYER CLOSET/GROUP PRAYER/CHURCH BUILDERS PRAYER #2 May 30, 2008 8:07 PM

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