Issues

Christian Persecution

The Middle East is one of the most dangerous places for Christians to live. The ancient Christian communities in that region have been decimated by terrorism and persecution. Israel is the only safe place for Christians in the Middle East. In other places, Christians face daily threats of imprisonment, torture, and execution. We pray for the protection of Christians throughout the Middle East and want to raise awareness of the dangers they face.

Pray for Father Thomas Uzhannalil kidnapped in Yemen

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. In early March this year, militants attacked a Catholic retirement home in Yemen and murdered 16 people working there. In that attack, Father Thomas Uzhannil was kidnapped … Read More

Pray for Asia Bibi waiting for final appeal of her death sentence in Pakistan

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. For six years, Asia Bibi has languished in a prison cell after being accused of violating Pakistan’s Islamic anti-blasphemy laws. The Christian mother of five children has … Read More

Pray for Syrian Christian Refugees Fleeing Terrorists and Civil War

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. The ancient Christian communities of Syria, established in the first century AD, have been decimated by the Syrian Civil War ongoing since 2011 and the … Read More

Pray for converts risking their lives in Afghanistan

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. The Church in Afghanistan is heavily persecuted. Open Doors International lists this country as the 4th most dangerous place to be a Christian in the world. There are … Read More

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Morocco’s Christian converts emerge from the shadows

Friday, May 5, 2017

  AGADIR, Morocco (AFP) — Moroccans who secretly converted to Christianity are demanding the right to practice their faith openly in a country where Islam is the state religion and “apostasy” is condemned. At an apartment in a working-class part of the southern town of Agadir, Mustapha listened to hymns emanating from a hi-fi under … Read More