4/10/14 Prayer Requests

4/10/14 Prayer Requests

Please join the persecuted Church in Syria in prayer on Friday, April 11th. Syrian Christians are calling for a day of prayer and fasting for Syria on 11th April. As the devastating conflict continues, Christians and many other communities in Syria continue to be affected by the violence. Pray that efforts to secure a nationwide ceasefire will be resumed, including efforts to curb the influx of foreign fighters and weapons. Pray also for...

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Militants Continue to Push for “Islamized” State in Pakistan

Militants Continue to Push for “Islamized” State in Pakistan

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a fundamental Islamic group, has reported that over 500 women and 1,300 Muslim students stand ready and willing to sacrifice themselves as suicide bombers to further the ongoing mission of advancing Sharia law throughout Pakistan. In recent months, TTP has been responsible for numerous attacks against key targets, including police forces, in retaliation for the deaths of fellow militants. Despite the...

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Meet CFI’s Haui Kalok Bible School

At the Huai Kalok Bible Institute, near MaeSot Thailand, our students are persecuted Karen Christians from inside Burma and the refugee camps in Thailand. The HBI students train to become pastors, evangelists, missionaries, worship leaders, church assistants, and to gain a structured knowledge of the Word of God. Many complete their education and return to Burma to serve and to give back to their communities. In our 4 year program students...

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3/11/14 Prayer Requests

Pray for the family and community of a young Christian girl who was shot dead by the Taliban in Pakistan. The girl and a cousin, who had converted from Islam, were hiding in an attempt to escape retribution from a group of militant Muslims when they were discovered and attacked. Pray for all Christians in Bengazi, Libya, where violent attacks against them are on the rise. Pray especially for Salama Fawzy, a 22 year old Egyptian Christian...

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Free Asia Bibi

Free Asia Bibi

Free Asia Bibi Aasiya Noreen, or “Asia” Bibi, is a Christian woman awaiting “death by hanging” in Pakistan. This 42-year-old, impoverished mother of five is accused of “blasphemy.” She has been in prison on death row for nearly five years. Asia’s nightmare began in June 2009, when she was picking fruit with fellow female workers from her remote village. At the height of the mid-day heat she drank from a well, only to hear someone yell, warning...

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