Church-State Commission sets pro-family goals

PRAYER ALERT for Church-State Commission. On 26 September the first meeting of a “Morality Commission” for Belize exceeded expectations. It involved leaders from the Belize Council of Churches, and the three evangelical associations—NEAB, BAEC and the mostly Spanish-speaking Alliance of Ministers and Leaders. Church leaders anticipated it with considerable skepticism. Much of that skepticism was […] Continue reading →

PM concedes some church & union demands

PRAYER ALERT for PM concedes. In response to public outcry against recent government moves, Prime Minister Barrow is already reversing course on several issues. He agrees to appeal the Chief Justice’s interpretation of “sex” in the Constitution as meaning “sexual orientation.” The PM concedes that the churches can mount a full appeal of the Chief […] Continue reading →

Sex orientation ruling opens door for appeal

BELIZE JOURNAL Pt. 1 on sex orientation. After Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin legalized sodomy on August 10, the churches were told they could not appeal. They were only Interested Parties in the case. Only the Defendant—the Government of Belize—could make the sodomy verdict appeal. And the government refused. But the case is not closed yet. […] Continue reading →

Sodomy verdict appeal gains ground in Belize

BELIZE JOURNAL Pt. 2 on sodomy verdict appeal. At his second meeting with church leaders on September 9, Prime Minister Dean Barrow agreed to appeal the Chief Justice’s redefinition of “sex” in the Constitution as “sex orientation”. That allows the churches as Interested Parties to make their own sodomy verdict appeal. Oddly, this chance to appeal […] Continue reading →

Russian Christians banned from sharing faith

PRAYER ALERT for Russian Christians by Antony Bushfield. From Intercessory Prayer Ministries International August 4 Prayer Agenda. Russian Christians are now banned from discussing their faith outside of churches and other designated places under new anti-terror laws. As of July 20th it is illegal to preach, teach or share faith outside state-controlled settings. Senior Protestant […] Continue reading →

Chief Justice ruling on sodomy law in dispute

PRESS RELEASE on Chief Justice ruling. “The National Evangelical Association of Belize (NEAB) is calling upon the Prime Minister of Belize to appeal the ruling of the Chief Justice on the Section 53 lawsuit.  In a mere 4 hours, 11 Denominational Overseers and 132 National Pastors responded by text saying they support the request for the […] Continue reading →

Unjust judgment for sodomy—appeal pondered

NEWS UPDATE on unjust judgment. On Wednesday morning dozens of Belizean intercessors stood praying across the street from the Supreme Court in Belize City. We waited for a just judgment against our adversary the spirit of sodomy. Instead an unjust judgment was delivered. The Chief Justice struck down the law against sodomy and opened a […] Continue reading →

Outside independent investigation urged—NEAB

NEWS UPDATE on outside independent investigation. The National Evangelical Association of Belize (NEAB) has issued a press release on the recent atrocious murder of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas. NEAB “hereby calls on the Prime Minister of Belize for an outside independent investigation into the brutal murder of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas, and also an outside independent investigation concerning William “Danny” […] Continue reading →

Guatemala evangelicals hail Belize partners

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.1.on Guatemala evangelicals. When NEAB leaders met with Peten, Guatemala evangelical leaders to pray at the border for peace on 28 May, little did we know that it would quickly lead to an even bigger meeting. But after our heart-felt hugs at the border, we should have known that it would be hard […] Continue reading →

Belize Fest of Hope promoted by Guatemalans

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.2 on Belize Fest. On Day Two of the July 18-19 Guatemala CONACOME conference in Santa Elena, Peten, the five attending NEAB leaders were asked many eager questions by our new, affectionate friends. Can they come to our meetings in Belize? Can they come to our Belize Festival of Hope? Can we come […] Continue reading →

Sodomy verdict to be prayed for in all Belize

BC-HOP PRAYER for sodomy verdict. Belize Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin said he will deliver the sodomy verdict on July 27. Right here at Remar heads of six denominations and other national evangelical leaders, including Church Senator Ashley Rocke, met on July 5th. They agreed to call all Christians in the nation to pray that the […] Continue reading →

Sodomy lawsuit verdict set for July 27

BELIZE JOURNAL PT. 1 on sodomy lawsuit. On June 17 Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin announced that he would deliver the sodomy lawsuit verdict on July 27, 2016. He made a similar announcement after the sodomy lawsuit case went on trial three years ago, on May 7-10, 2013. He declared that he would decide it by […] Continue reading →

LGBT claims that publicity is victory

BELIZE JOURNAL PT. 2 on LGBT claims. On June 23, gay US Ambassador Carlos Moreno raised the LGBT flag over the US Embassy in Belize. There the UNIBAM sodomy lawsuit attorney Lisa Shoman claimed victory for the LGBT cause. How could she do so, having never said a word in the 2013 court case and […] Continue reading →

Brexit results —loss of trade or of life?

PRAYER ALERT on Brexit results. Recently British PM David Cameron warned that breaking away from the EU would not only lead to financial crisis. It would lead to WW3. But hasn’t a world war already begun? Jihadists in dozens of nations have declared war against the West. Thousands of them are entering EU and US […] Continue reading →

Brexit contest impacts migrants & economy

PRAYER ALERT on Brexit contest. On June 23 Britain will vote on “Brexit”—whether or not Britain will exit from the European Union. In this Brexit contest, voters face a stark choice about their borders. Does Britain continue to benefit economically from trading over open borders with the 27 other EU countries? Or does it close […] Continue reading →

WHO Zika alert to women: delay pregnancy

PRAYER ALERT for WHO Zika alert. The World Health Organization says the only sure way to avoid birth defects from the Zika virus is for infected women to consider delaying pregnancy. A woman may catch the Zika virus if she has unprotected sex with an infected man, or if she is bitten by a zika-carrying mosquito. […] Continue reading →

Olympics Zika risk broadcast to athletes

PRAYER ALERT about Olympics Zika risk. Last month 150 health experts wrote an open letter to WHO (the World Health Organization) calling for the Olympics in Brazil to be postponed or relocated. Brazil had more that 4000 cases of microcephaly—brain defects in newborns—last year due to the Zika virus. Brazil in fact is where the recent outbreak […] Continue reading →