An Urgent Call to Prayer

September 9th 2008 No comments yet  

Hindu extremists have incited widespread violence against Christians in the Indian state of Orissa. Reports from Orissa tell of dozens of churches destroyed, Christians driven from their homes, pastors beaten, and over twenty martyrs. Thousands of Christians are hiding in forests, afraid to return to their homes and villages. The violence erupted after a Hindu swami was assassinated by a radical Marxist group and the blame was cast on Christians. Police and other state authorities have frequently refused to intervene and offer any protection for Christians or for churches. The persecution is some of the …

An Urgent Call to Prayer

September 9th 2008 No comments yet  

Hindu extremists have incited widespread violence against Christians in the Indian state of Orissa. Reports from Orissa tell of dozens of churches destroyed, Christians driven from their homes, pastors beaten, and over twenty martyrs. Thousands of Christians are hiding in forests, afraid to return to their homes and villages. The violence erupted after a Hindu swami was assassinated by a radical Marxist group and the blame was cast on Christians. Police and other state authorities have frequently refused to intervene and offer any protection for Christians or for churches. The persecution is some of the …

An update from Poland

A Photo July 24th 2008 No comments yet  

We have heard another update from the ladies in Poland. Below are some excerpts from an email sent by our team leader, Priscilla Young.

“It’s Tuesday evening and we are going to have Polish night tonight. The Polish women have been preparing and scheming for this, so we are very excited about what they will come up with. Thursday is American Night, and we are doing a Cowboy and Western themed evening. It should be fun as well.

“Today was my (Priscilla’s) turn to speak, and it went really well. After listening to Wendy Szymczak

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