Emergency Prayer Alerts08/08/14 5:00 PM
Triple Disasters Strike Central Asia
Nepal: On 2 August, a massive landslide blocked the Sunkoshi River east of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, killing at least 10 with many more missing. Thousands are fleeing to higher ground. It is the peak of the monsoon season, and if...
[ continued ]08/06/14 5:35 PM
Children - the Helpless Victims in the Israeli/Gaza Conflict
The conflict between Israel and Gaza has escalated into a full-scale war. When the rocket attacks from Gaza started July 8, most observers felt that it would be over in less than a week. Israel responded...
[ continued ]07/31/14 6:01 PM
Terrorists Launch Onslaught Against Christians in Mosul, Iraq
For the first time in the history of Iraq, Mosul is now empty of Christians. The horrors of Sharia law implemented by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) tells Christians to convert to Islam, leave...
[ continued ]07/28/14 8:26 PM
Christians Face Increased Persecution in India and Nepal
In May the government of India changed. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) overwhelmingly defeated the Congress Party. India's constitution guarantees freedom of religion and freedom to propagate any religion....
[ continued ]07/21/14 7:21 PM
Christian Persecution in Pakistan Dramatically Escalates
Christians make up a small sliver of the population in Pakistan, four percent of its nearly 180 million people. They are targets in the rapidly increasing violence. Critics argue that Pakistan's blasphemy laws are frequently misused to...
[ continued ]07/19/14 6:14 PM
Violence Continues to Escalate Between Israel and Gaza
The trigger: Last month's kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers by Palestinian extremists was met with retaliation: Israeli extremists kidnapped and murdered an Arab teenager. These acts by extremists on both sides...
[ continued ]05/20/14 7:58 PM
Judge Sentences Pregnant Woman to Death for Apostasy
The Crime: A Sudanese Islamic judge last week sentenced an eighth-month pregnant woman to death by hanging. Her crime? Apostasy - the crime of abandoning or criticizing Islam. Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, rose...
[ continued ]05/14/14 2:55 PM
Brunei's Double Standards Stun the World
Sharia Law: Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah stunned the world by his announcement last October that Sharia law would be implemented May 13. It has been temporarily delayed. The tough Islamic law includes flogging,...
[ continued ]05/08/14 2:52 PM
Atrocities and Political Impasses Both Impact South Sudan
Tribal rivalry atrocities: South Sudan rebels left hundreds of people dead last week after the fall of the oil town, Bentiu. Some members of the rebel group broadcast hate messages on the radio after taking...
[ continued ]05/01/14 6:47 PM
Terrorist Attacks Threaten Nigeria's Stability
Terrorists attack the capital: Boko Haram, a homegrown terrorist network, has targeted schools, churches, mosques, villages, and government facilities. The group has killed thousands in its five-year campaign to make...
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