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anonymous LEARNING ABOUT PAKISTAN! November 09, 2007 7:04 AM

WHEN I CAN I WILL TEACH ABOUT A COUNTRY. FOR NOW THE COUNTRY WILL BE PAKISTAN, SO THAT YOU WILL UNDERSTAND A LITTLE ABOUT THE COUNTRY AND THE PEOPLE.
LATER I WILL PUT ON INFORMATION ABOUT ANOTHER COUNTRY.
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anonymous  November 09, 2007 7:05 AM

THE COUNTRY OF PAKISTAN!
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anonymous  November 09, 2007 7:07 AM

FROM TH GIFT OF THE INDUS
THE LAND:
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anonymous  November 09, 2007 7:22 AM

Pakistan as a country was created in 1947 and covers the Northwestern part of South asia or "Indian" subcontinent. It is over 300,000 square miles in size, just larger than Texas.
The Indus river runs through Pakistan, beginning in the mountains and across the plains until it reaches Karachi on the Arabean sea, dividing Pakistan into two halves.
To the west of the Indus are the high deserts of Balochistan, to the east of Punjab and parts of sindh, which are the plains areas. Along the Southern Coast are Mangrove Swamps and to the North are rugged hills which give way to the Karakomn Mountains.

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anonymous  November 09, 2007 7:30 AM

The Provinces:
Provinces:
Pakistan is divided into four provinces: Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, and the Northwestern Frontier Provinces.
The mountains and valleys of Pakistan are among the oldest inhabitated places on the earth.
The earliest settlement dates to 7000 B.C., such as the village of Mehrgarth, an early farming community.
Urdu is the primary language, dating to the 11th century. The Muslim religion is the predominate religion.
There are four main ethnic groups
in modern Pakistan (Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi).
The Punjabis are th largest ethnic group, and they live along the eastern border with India.
The Sindhi people live on the plains.
The Pashtuns live in the Northwest frontier province and are related to the Afghan People. The Pashtuns are a tribal ethnic group and practise Pashtunwali, which focuses on the men of the Pashtun and requires hospitality, bravery, revenge and honor.
The Balochi people are considered horsemen and herdsmen. Balochio tradition called 'hai' requires that when after a long time, they must tell each other everything that has happened since their last Meeting. This can take hours but it promotes harmony.


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anonymous  November 09, 2007 8:47 AM

The Climate of Pakistan:

Pakistan lies in the temperate zone. The climate is generally arid, characterized by hot summers and cool or cold winters, and wide variations between extremes of temperature at given locations. There is little rainfall. These generalizations should not, however, obscure the distinct differences existing among particular locations. For example, the coastal area along the Arabian Sea is usually warm, whereas the frozen snow-covered ridges of the Karakoram Range and of other mountains of the far north are so cold year round that they are only accessible by world-class climbers for a few weeks in May and June of each year.

Pakistan has are four seasons: a cool, dry winter from December through February; a hot, dry spring from March through May; the summer rainy season, or southwest monsoon period, from June through September; and the retreating monsoon period of October and November. The onset and duration of these seasons vary somewhat according to location.

The climate in the capital city of Islamabad varies from an average daily low of 2 C in January to an average daily high of 40 C in June. Half of the annual rainfall occurs in July and August, averaging about 255 millimeters in each of those two months. The remainder of the year has significantly less rain, amounting to about fifty millimeters per month. Hailstorms are common in the spring.

Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, which is also the country's industrial center, is more humid than Islamabad but gets less rain. Only July and August average more than twenty-five millimeters of rain in the Karachi area; the remaining months are exceedingly dry. The temperature is also more uniform in Karachi than in Islamabad, ranging from an average daily low of 13 C during winter evenings to an average daily high of 34 C on summer days. Although the summer temperatures do not get as high as those in Punjab, the high humidity causes the residents a great deal of discomfort.

Most areas in Punjab experience fairly cool winters, often accompanied by rain. Woolen shawls are worn by women and men for warmth because few homes are heated. By mid-February the temperature begins to rise; springtime weather continues until mid-April, when the summer heat sets in. The onset of the southwest monsoon is anticipated to reach Punjab by May, but since the early 1970s the weather pattern has been irregular. The spring monsoon has either skipped over the area or has caused it to rain so hard that floods have resulted. June and July are oppressively hot. Although official estimates rarely place the temperature above 46 C, newspaper sources claim that it reaches 51 C and regularly carry reports about people who have succumbed to the heat. Heat records were broken in Multan in June 1993, when the mercury was reported to have risen to 54 C. In August the oppressive heat is punctuated by the rainy season, referred to as barsat, which brings relief in its wake. The hardest part of the summer is then over, but cooler weather does not come until late October.

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Leaders of Pakistan's ruling coalition discussed Tuesday how to replace former President Pervez Musharraf and what to do with the man who ruled for nine years, while militant violence underscored the challenges facing the country.

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The militant threat is spreading in Pakistan's northwest — with clashes between the army and insurgents killing at least 29 people since Musharraf's exit — adding to uncertainty about the new government's approach to tackling extremist violence. Unlike Musharraf, who took a hard line against the insurgents, the coalition has sought to negotiate peace treaties with tribal leaders in the restive northwest to curb the violence.

The country is also facing soaring inflation, chronic power shortages and a host of other economic problems.

Law Minister Farooq Naek said Tuesday that the government had not struck an immunity deal with Musharraf, though supporters and foes suggested he had sought guarantees that he would not face criminal prosecution or be forced into exile.

"There is no deal with the president, and he had himself resigned," Naek told reporters.

Musharraf did not specify his plans during his emotional farewell speech on Monday, saying only that his future was in the hands of the people. But local media reports have suggested he might leave the country for security reasons — he is despised by Islamist militants and is widely unpopular among ordinary Pakistanis.

Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the United States were being discussed as potential havens.

"He should not be allowed to leave," said Sadiqul Farooq, spokesman for the coalition's second-largest party, which has accused the former president of treason. "He should be tried for his crimes."

Pakistan's president is elected by lawmakers, a process that is supposed to be completed within 30 days.

Musharraf seized control of the government in a 1999 coup and dominated Pakistan for years, supporting the U.S. in the war on terror. Pakistanis blamed rising violence in the country on his alliance with Washington.

For many, the final straw came last year when Musharraf imposed emergency rule and sacked dozens of judges who could challenge his rule — one of the key topics facing ruling coalition leaders on Tuesday.

The two sides have differed over the how to restore the judges, especially the deposed Supreme Court chief justice, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

The Pakistan Peoples Party, headed by Asif Ali Zardari has so far refused to say that all should be reinstated immediately.

But Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party, Pakistan Muslim League-N, demanded Tuesday that Chaudhry and all others be "restored within the next 48 hours," said Farooq, the spokesman.

Musharraf's rivals won February parliamentary elections, largely sidelining him while clamoring for him to quit. They announced an impeachment campaign earlier this month, leading Musharraf to ultimately calculate that he could not remain in power.

Analysts said earlier infighting over Musharraf's future and the mechanics of bringing back the judges he fired late last year had distracted the government from tackling important issues.

"The coalition will now have to apply themselves because they will have no excuse," said Talat Masood, a prominent political commentator.

One of the biggest challenges ahead is how to deal with an al-Qaida and Taliban-backed insurgency in Pakistan's volatile northwest as well as in neighboring Afghanistan.

A military operation against insurgents in the Bajur tribal region has reportedly killed hundreds and displaced more than 200,000 in recent weeks.

On Tuesday, police said security forces backed by helicopter gunships and artillery pounded targeted insurgents in Bajur, killing 11 suspected militants and five civilians over a 24-hour period.

Separately, government official Jamil Khan said 13 militants and five troops died Tuesday in a clash at a fort in the Nawagai area of Bajur.

Another 27 people were killed and 35 wounded in a suicide blast outside the emergency gate of a hospital crowded with Shiite Muslim mourners, according to area police chief Nasir Mahmood.

A spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the explosion at Dera Ismail Khan District Hospital, saying it was targeting security forces. But Mohsin Shah, a top district official, said the motive appeared to be sectarian, noting the area has seen much friction between the country's Sunni Muslim majority and Shiites.

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anonymous  August 22, 2008 3:09 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 as well 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 go to preach and share the lord's word with them. When I visited there they requested me must come to us and share his words with us;  I said to them, "Pray so that the Lord provides for us so that we can visit you and we can train, ordain, support people who can train you.

These three places in Punjab are the undetached areas where no one goes to preach and share lord’s word with them. When I visited there they requested me must come to us and share his words with us I said them pray so lord provides us so we can visit you 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.com
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anonymous  August 22, 2008 3:17 PM

NFORMATION ABOUT PUNJAB, PAKISTAN May 07, 2008 2:38 PM

Flag of Punjab Map of Pakistan with Punjab highlighted.
Capital
 • Coordinates Lahore
 • 31.33° N 74.21° E Population (2003)
 • Density 79,429,701
 • 386.8/km² Area
205344 km² Time zone PST (UTC+5) Main language(s) Punjabi (official)
English
Urdu (national)
Saraiki
Hindko
Pashto
Balochi Status Province  • Districts  •  35  • Towns  •    • Union Councils  •  THIS GIVES YOU AN IDEA OF WHAT PUNJAB IS LIKE!
THERE ARE MANY SMALL VILLAGES.
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anonymous  August 22, 2008 3:22 PM

Greetings in the wonderful name of our lord Jesus Christ!

God has called me in 2006 for the village named Raza Abad. This village is too much famous in drugs, murders and other evil things. I have started a school for the children in this village. We have only 2 rooms for the school and now there are 150 students are studding in this school. Everyday students read the bible, sing the songs and pray to God. Praise the lord some of them have accepted to Jesus Christ as their personal savior. This is my vision to change the people of this village in educationally, spiritually and economically.

I am sending you a prayer request Please pray for this.

Prayer Request.

We need the piece of land for the school building. There is a Muslim person named Malik Afaq, he is willing to sale his piece of land and we need this land for the school and prayer hall. The area of this piece of land is 5400 square feet. The cost of the plot is US$ 20000.00.Praise the lord that we have already in our hand US$ 3000. and now we need US$ 17000.

Please pray for this piece of land we want to purchase this plot for the glory of God. May our God provide us funds for buying this plot I know this is difficult for us but not impossible and difficult for our lord. He is Jehovah provider.

We always need your prayers.

God bless you!

Your brother,

Ps Sadiq Sarfraz.

Hali Public School Haji Pura Jamil Abad Road Chungi No, 1 Multan Pakistan.

Phone 0092- 61- 4574416

Mobile 0092- 3017473815.

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anonymous  August 22, 2008 3:40 PM

Some villages in Punjab:

Basia, Pakistan





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anonymous  August 22, 2008 3:41 PM

THE MOUNTAINS OF PAKISTAN!
 

Pakistan is home to more than sixty peaks above 7,000m (22,960 feet). Five of the fourteen eight-thousanders (peaks above 8,000m) are in Pakistan, four of which are in Karakoram near Concordia.

Most of the high peaks in Pakistan are in Karakoram range, the highest of which is K2 (8,611m), the second highest peak on earth. The highest peak of Himalayan range in Pakistan is Nanga Parbat (8,126m), which is the ninth highest peak of the world.

Following are the mountain ranges that are fully or partially included in Pakistan:



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anonymous  August 22, 2008 3:47 PM

he 2.1 million Southern Baluch of Pakistan are part the larger Baluch community which consists of approximately 8 million people. Their homeland lies in the southern areas of the Baluchistan and Sind Provinces. These provinces are located in the southeastern portion of the country. The various Baluch groups speak different languages, each with distinguishing characteristics. These languages have been divided into three groups: Eastern, Western, and Southern Baluchi.

Their name, "Baluch," is shrouded in controversy. Some say it means "nomad," while others claim that it is an old Persian word meaning "the cock's crest." Their history is just as mysterious. Some have traced their origins to Nimrod, son of Cush (Noah's grandson). But while some things are uncertain, we do know that they first moved to the region in the twelfth century. During the Moghul period, this territory became known as "Baluchistan."

What are their lives like?
According to historians, this high and arid region was once a thickly populated area watered by many perennial rivers. Today, it is a desolate, infertile area of rocky mountains, dry river valleys, and semi-desert plains. Rainfall is low, unreliable, and the hills have few trees. However, when rain comes or the snow melts, the dry river beds become raging torrents and the brown, arid landscape turns green once again.

The Baluch traditionally earn their living by a combination of farming and semi-nomadic shepherding. They usually raise sheep, cattle, or goats. Agriculture is limited because of the harsh climate; nevertheless, it plays a large role in the economy. The chief crop is wheat. To aid in the household economy, some farmers raise chickens. They also depend on wild fruits and vegetables. One wild plant, called the "dwarf palm," is used as a dietary supplement. The meat of the palm is eaten, and the leaves are used to make ropes, shoes, mats, and tents. Though their survival techniques may vary, each community tries to keep a wide variety of animals and grow many different crops. If the local economy does not provide adequate job opportunities, the young men often move to the cities in search of work.

Village settlements are clusters of mud houses, loosely organized around the home of the local chief. They live in these permanent mountain and valley settlements in the summertime. However, in winter, they migrate to the plains and coastal areas, seeking green grass for their livestock. During this time, they live in tents, and move freely across the landscape as weather conditions dictate. These temporary settlements are smaller, consisting of closely related kin.

Within the family, the entire household is responsible for tending the family's herd. Women work in groups, threshing and separating the harvest; while plowing and planting are done by the men. Traditionally, land is not privately owned but belongs to the whole tribe.

What are their beliefs?
The Baluch are Sunni Muslims. Their religious practices remain private, and there is no concept of a "state religion." All forms of secular authority are separated from the spiritual authority held by religious leaders.  This information may be outdated.



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What are their needs?
The Baluch have been isolated for many years due to Pakistan's harsh climate, the difficulty of communicating in mountainous terrain, and their reputation as bandits. Since the governments of Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan all have a share in Baluchistan's welfare, they have begun building roads and developing agriculture programs. However, the Baluch have remained largely unaffected by these developmental changes.

Very little missions work is taking place among the Southern Baluch. The Jesus Film is available; however, the Bible has not yet been translated into their language. There are only five known believers among them.

Since illiteracy among the Baluch is very high, Christian workers might find open doors into Pakistan as teachers.

Prayer Points

  • Ask the Lord to call people who are willing to go to Pakistan and share Christ with the Baluch.
  • Pray that Christian radio and television broadcasts will soon be made available in their language.
  • Ask God to strengthen, encourage, and protect the missionaries that are trying to reach the Baluchs for Christ.
  • Pray that God will raise up qualified linguists to translate the Bible into the Makrani language.
  • Ask the Holy Spirit to soften the hearts of the Southern Baluch towards Christians so that they will be receptive to the Gospel.
  • Pray that God will open the hearts of Pakistan's governmental leaders to the Gospel.
  • Ask the Lord to raise up a strong local church among the Southern Baluch by the year 2000.
[MAP] See also the following Baluch groups.
The Southern Baluch of Oman, United Arab Emirates, and Iran.
The Western Baluch of Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Afganistan, and Iran;
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Statistics
Latest estimates from the World Evangelization Research Center.

THE PEOPLE

  • People name: Southern Baluch
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Their language: Makrani
  • Population: (1990) 1,851,900
    (1995) 2,133,800
    (2000) 2,457,800
  • Largest religion: Muslims (Hanafites) 68%
    Muslims 32%
  • Christians: None
  • Church members: None
  • Scriptures in their own language: None
  • Jesus Film in their own language: Available
  • Christian broadcasts in their own language: None
  • Mission agencies working among this people: 5
  • Persons who have heard the Gospel: 362,800 (17%) Those evangelized by local Christians: 0
    Those evangelized from the outside: 362,800 (17%)
  • Persons who have never heard the Gospel: 1,771,000 (83%)
THEIR COUNTRY
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Population: (1990) 121,933,300
    (1995) 140,496,700
    (2000) 161,827,400
  • Major peoples in size order: Western Punjabi 42.5%
    Sindhi 11.6%
    Southern Punjabi 9.8%
    Eastern Pathan 7.9%
    Urdu 7.4%
  • Major religions: Muslims 96.7%
    Christians 1.8%
    Hindus 1.5%
  • Number of denominations: 37

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anonymous  August 22, 2008 4:17 PM

THAR, A DESERT IN PAKISTAN!

Thar is a Desert located in Sindh Province/state this desert is a significant place in many respects. It is located near the Indian border. It's a neglected area of the Sindh state. It's economic well being depends upon Rain. It is in this area that people till now must cover mile's distance by foot(walking). Beheel ,Marwari and Cohelee are communities located in the Thar Desert whose people have been living there more than a century, and still there is no relief for their suffering, hardships and poverty, which follows from generation to generation.



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anonymous  August 22, 2008 4:21 PM

Religious Background:
 
Religious background is a multi faith community primitive religions, Hindu religion, Islam and other shrine worship etc.
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anonymous  August 22, 2008 4:26 PM

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
This area is very unlucky in education because here most people are poor and illiterate and they spend their life without getting an education. The dearth of adequate facilities, due to the economic situation means that they are not able to send their children to schools to provide basic literacy education.  Presently there is no educational opportunity for these children and they have no opportunity to have good a education. Unity In Christ Ministry wants to educate the grass roots communities.
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Health:
There is the dearth of basics necessities of life. People drink polluted water that even animal drink and woman go far to fetch water very hardly.
Due to lack of Medical facilities the ratio of T.B and skin problems is very high .
There are 2500 villages and there is no operation theater due to this lot of people are dying and mostly children/new born babies as well as pregnant woman are dying.
Their life standard is very low and they are spending their lives under below poverty line some time they are not able to have two times food/meal.
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anonymous  August 22, 2008 4:34 PM

With regret we are sharing this, that The only faith that is lacking in that particular area is Christianity. This region is still un-evangelized but Lord has opened the door for Unity in Christ Ministry for the proclamation of his word through the people of Thar in spite of obstacles which have been hindering our evangelistic work for the people of Thar. We want to fulfill our Great Commission of the Lord Jesus Christ and we choose to reach un-reachable  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
 
anonymous  August 22, 2008 4:42 PM

We recognize that by running these two project we can win souls
1. Education    2. Basic heath Project
 
With these two Projects we can enter into the trust of people that need to know the Lord; however,  what a pity that we only have one Co-worker. We don't have resources to extend our work but what we can do we are doing for his kingdom.
 Unity in Christ Ministry wants to have hospital or small heath center to help these people and a church so that we can communicate with the people as well share the gospel among them through this channel. We need a place to start this Project so pray for us.
In spite of all of the obstacles which have been hindering our evangelistic work for the people of Thar, the Lord has provided us with the opportunity to take His word and care for them, some people has been blessed by His love by accepting him as their Lord & Savior. Ever since than these new convert have been facing persecution which has resulted in many consequences such as loss of jobs ,discriminatory attitudes from near and dear ones and from others as well; and many other unpleasant situations which they have to go through once they accept Jesus Christ in their lives.
 These people have been expelled from their communities and  they  have approached us somehow, through some one, and the Lord has guided us to helped them out in their ordeal.  One factor that is very encouraging to learn from them, is that they are firm in their Christian faith. They told us in our recent meeting that they want to win the entire desert for the Savior. These people need to be strengthened   through schools, medical facilities and other necessities of life.
 We must go into that un-evangelized region with the help of converts, with the gospel of Jesus Christ, and must demonstrate His love by providing them with relief like food, clothes, medicines and other basic necessities of daily life.
 We must begin from little and place every thing in the hands of our savior who had commissioned us to proclaim his word and love to all.
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anonymous  August 22, 2008 4:49 PM

Please write to another Pastor also: Shamas Ul  Zaman
c/o Binyameen
P.O. Box # 6001
Lahore Cantt G.P.O.
Sarfaraz Rafaqi Road Lahore
Cantt, Pakistan
aofin12@yahoo.com
Tell this hard working man of God that you on praying for his ministry and his church members 
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April 1, 2009 

Dear Donna 

“Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.”  Isaiah 41:10(NIV)

Christians Brace for Taliban Rule in Pakistan's Swat Valley

In Pakistan an average of one Christian each month is arrested or murdered.  Attacks on the property of Christians and churches occur almost weekly.  Opening a new church building is nearly impossible.  Discrimination affects all aspects of daily life.   

God of all peace, we bring before You our brothers and sisters in Pakistan.  We trust to You their comfort and ask for the inspiration of your courage to empower believers in Pakistan to stand strong in their faith in You.  In weakness, make them strong in You. 

Listed #13 on Open Doors World Watch List as one of the top most persecuted countries, Pakistan recently turned the lush Swat Valley into a Taliban stronghold ruled by (Islamic) sharia law.  Although the Taliban has made promises of peace, the Christian community has doubts the Muslim extremists will follow through.  An estimated 500 Christians live and work in the Swat Valley located just 100 miles from the capital city Islamabad, Compass News reports.   

May Your law reign, Lord of heaven and earth, in the hearts of all men.  May Your Spirit bring light to dark places, redemption to the Taliban in Swat Valley.  

The only church in Swat has been renting space for nearly 100 years because the government has refused to give permission to buy land to build a church building.  With the destruction of more than 200 girls schools in the Swat Valley, all Christian families migrated to nearby districts in the past year.   Most Christian families have returned to their homes still reluctant to attend church and wary of the possibility of finding normalcy and receiving education for their children.        

In You we have a home, Lord.  May our brothers and sisters in Pakistan seek You in the midst of a place that does not feel like home.  In dry places may You refresh them, in the midst of danger be their refuge.  For Your Son Jesus Christ's sake, Amen.

May God’s presence fill you as you stand alongside our brothers and sisters facing persecution in Pakistan and around of the world...  

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Dear Donna,

Who rises up for me against the wicked? Who stands up for me against evildoers? If the Lord had not been my help, my soul would have soon lived in the land of silence. Psalm 94: 16-17

Walking with Pakistan’s Flood Affected Church
Open Doors’ field partners are focusing on delivering immediate emergency aid in Pakistan’s flood-affected provinces. Christians are highly vulnerable; the team reports that aid has been withheld in instances unless they convert to Islam.
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