Let’s travel from Passover to Pentecost

Today marks the second day of the Counting of the Omer. A Biblical tradition (Lev. 23:15) that leads the journeyer from Passover to Pentecost. Forty-nine days of anticipation. Here’s a neat quote from Keren Hannah Pryor’s book, “Taste of Torah”:  pg. 146 & 147 “This period of ‘counting the Omer’ links the celebration of God’s redemption of His people to the commemoration of His revelation to us of His Presence.. Read More

Passover Remembered

This Monday evening is the Eve of Passover. All over the world, observant Jews will be removing yeast from their homes in accordance with the scriptures. We, too, are commanded, by Paul, to keep the Festival of Passover and to remove the yeast of malice and wickedness. (1 Cor 5.6-8) As we remove yeast from our kitchens, lives, and hearts— let us remember. As we gather with families and friends—.. Read More

Mohammed Hegazy

Mohammed Hegazy is a courageous man.  Seeking to have his national ID documents legally changed to reflect the fact that he has become a Christian, this former Muslim has recently been denied this chance by an Egyptian court.  In effect, he has been told that he cannot convert, regardless of his personal beliefs.    Please pray for Mohammed, his wife, and  their daughter. Then, please, share his story with others. more… 

Bible Store Manager Martyred in Gaza

According to The Voice of the Martyrs Canada: Rami Ayyad (30), the manager of the only Christian bookstore in Gaza, was killed by unknown assailants on October 6. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Ayyad was abducted as he closed up The Teacher’s Bookshop, which is owned by the Palestinian Bible Society. Shortly afterwards, his family received a telephone call from him saying that he had been kidnapped and that he would.. Read More

Professor Forced to Convert

According to The Jerusalem Post: A Palestinian Professor has been forced to convert to Islam. It appears from the article that she was a Christian or had Christian ties. Please pray for the Christian in Gaza. They are being troubled deeply since the Hamas took over. I’ll say it again, please pray! Article

More on Pakistan…

Muslim Radicals Introduce Anti-Christian Law; Christians Receive Threatening Letters – VOM Sources The Voice of the Martyrs sources in Pakistan report that Muslim radicals have introduced a law in Parliament that any Muslim who converts to Christianity should be killed. Although the details are sketchy, intercede for this situation and ask God to move so this law does not go into effect. Pray God encourages Christians in Pakistan to be.. Read More

Pakistani Christians

Please pray… Christians in north-west Pakistan are demanding government protection following threats of bomb attacks if they do not become Muslims. An unsigned letter received 10 days ago said they had to convert by Thursday. Read the rest…

“Muslim Anti-Jewish Crusade Also Pursues Christians”

The article below and the title of this post come from a Bridges for Peace newsletter. We must continue to pray for the peace of Israel. We must continue to seek the God who created the Heavens and the Earth to move on behalf of Christians who are suffering because of their faith in Him: Muslim fundamentalists, aligned with Al-Qaeda, bombed a Christian bookstore and two Internet cafes in Gaza.. Read More

Turkey Christians murdered

Please pray for the families of these Christians. According to Benjamin Harvey, in a news article titled: 3 Killed in Turkey Bible Attack, “The attack is the latest in a string of attacks on Turkey’s Christian community, which comprises less than 1 percent of the population.” The Christians in this country need our prayers. God is the God who answers the prayers of the righteous. Pray.

Hope for Nigeria

The following article speaks of what seems to be a hopeless situation for our family in Nigeria. We must ask ourselves if where we live we were able to see a week’s time standing between us and our “religious freedom” what would we want? I truly believe the answer is faith-FUL prayer. We think we can see the full picture but guaranteed only He can. Let’s pray. Religious freedom at.. Read More