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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Beheadings of New Jersey Christians Suggest Persecution in the U.S.

Beheadings of New Jersey Christians Suggest Persecution in the U.S.

In February 2013, Yusuf Ibrahim was arrested for double murder in Jersey City, New Jersey. But the murders were not just any murders. Ibrahim’s victims, 25-year-old Hanny Tawadros and 27-year-old Amgad Konds, were Coptic Christians from Egypt. The bodies of both men had been found with their heads and hands severed; their remains discovered in the backyard of a home in Buena Vista, New Jersey. And their murderer, Indiana native and fellow...

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“Here Is The Place of Pigs and Slaves” : Christian Persecution in Egypt

“Here Is The Place of Pigs and Slaves” : Christian Persecution in Egypt

As most Americans were enjoying the recent Thanksgiving holiday, many persecuted Christians in Egypt faced an almost daily barrage of assaults on their families, homes, and communities: ● November 22 – Ramy Ragy Bushra, a Christian man, was the victim of a break-in at his repair shop in Mallaw city, in the Minya province. After breaking down the door of the shop, the Muslim attackers ransacked all the contents of the store. ● November 23...

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Prayer

Prayer

Weekly Prayer Requests From the Persecuted Church The vision of CFI is to make a major difference in the lives of persecuted Christians around the world. We go to where they are, share with them the love of Christ in practical ways, then come home and tell their compelling stories to caring Christians, the media, and the policy makers around the world. Our vision is for a mighty ground swell of love and support to spread far and wide for the...

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Christianity Disappearing in the Middle East

Christianity Disappearing in the Middle East

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recently stated: “The flight of Christians out of the region [Middle East] is unprecedented and it’s increasing year by year.” Some experts even believe that in our lifetime: “Christians might disappear altogether from Iraq, Afghanistan, and Egypt.” CFI President Jim Jacobson, has said, “over 1 million Christians lived in Iraq in 2003, ten years later less than 400,000 can be counted....

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