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Belize Journal

A monthly update on the progress and activities of the Belize Prayer Network, Belize City House of Prayer, and Tree of Life Ministries in Caye Caulker and Belize.

Same sex weddings forced on Idaho ministers

PRAYER ALERT: On Oct. 15 same sex weddings became legal in Idaho. Two days later, a man phoned Donald and Evelyn Knapp at the Hitching Post Wedding Chapel in Coeur d’Alene. He asked if they would perform same sex weddings. The Knapps—both of whom are ordained ministers—declined. Then the Knapps got another call. They were […] Continue reading →

Houston pastors resist lesbian mayor's orders

PRAYER ALERT: Openly lesbian mayor Annise Parker’s “bathroom bill” ordinance is facing strong opposition from Houston pastors and their 400+ churches. The city ordinance allows men to use women’s bathrooms, and vice versa. If a man “feels” like a woman at the time, he can enter. Clearly this opens the door to sexual harassment and […] Continue reading →

Online course: Group Prayer for Global Power

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.1. I have a new online course for intercessors, and I‘m looking for early adopters to start it soon. And a WordPress-savvy website adviser to help implement it. Its first title was Building a National Prayer Movement. That’s what we’re doing here in Belize. A new national leadership of evangelical churches is taking […] Continue reading →

Group Prayer for Global Power: course outline

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.2: GROUP PRAYER FOR GLOBAL POWER—course outline. SEPT. Starting a prayer movement Global change begins with you Going wider in prayer for your city & nation From prayer targets to prayer campaigns Prayer campaigns for the 7 mountains of national influence   OCT. Group prayer strategies & guidelines VICTORY prayer strategy Praying with authority […] Continue reading →

Word of God for Belize's leaders

BELIZE JOURNAL Pt. 1: A new national evangelical leadership is taking shape in Belize. It needs new direction. On June 14 we received a highly relevant word of God in a message by a visiting speaker from Nigeria. Johnelle McKenzie has transcribed it in six pages for wider distribution. This word of God, delivered by […] Continue reading →

Belize youth farm project stalled in court

BELIZE JOURNAL, PT. 1. On June 30 the Government of Belize placed another obstacle in the way of the Belize Grassroots Youth Empowerment Association. BGYEA wants to plant corn on 1322 acres of unused government land. On June 27 the Supreme Court struck down a government injunction preventing the youth farm project from using the […] Continue reading →

Belizean money in high demand, low supply

BELIZE JOURNAL, PT. 2. Belize unions and activist groups joined together on June 6 in an umbrella movement called the “Rod of Correction.” They target negligence and corruption in government. They hope they can wield this “Rod” with more power together than they can individually. They hope to get more Belizean money out of a […] Continue reading →

Revival culture VICTORY strategy

BELIZE JOURNAL, Pt. 2: This is the kind of victory which overcomes the world. It’s the kind of victory we see in the divinely changed cities in the Transformations videos. Such cities develop a revival culture. This VICTORY strategy is endorsed by our newly revamped Belize Association of Evangelical Churches. Visitation of God on our […] Continue reading →

Belize church leadership team to meet with PM

BELIZE JOURNAL, Pt 1. On April 9th the new Belize church leadership team for evangelicals held its first meeting. Represented were five of the six district chapters of the newly reorganized Belize Association of Evangelical Churches, plus the Belmopan chapter. Two district chairman participated by Skype. All seven BAEC chapters are still in the process of […] Continue reading →

Spanish speaking churches urged to join BAEC

BELIZE JOURNAL, Pt 2. The new constitution for the Belize Association of Evangelical Churches specifically calls for chapters to form in all six districts of Belize. But that is just the first step in becoming one united voice for evangelicals in the nation. On April 28 BAEC not only approved of the new constitution, we […] Continue reading →

Children at risk in & out of Belize schools

BELIZE JOURNAL, Pt 1: Almost one year ago, the Government of Belize’s new gender policy was publicized without any prior public consultation. Since then, the church and many other informed stakeholders have made many strenuous objections. The church—including the Evangelical Association and the Belize Council of Churches—issued a comprehensive report from experts in many fields […] Continue reading →

New wineskin for Caye Caulker & Belize

BELIZE JOURNAL, Pt 2: For eleven years Tree of Life has had a storefront ministry in the most populous neighborhood in the village part of Caye Caulker island. We call it an outreach center. At one time or another we have reached just about every child in the neighborhood. We have seen move after move […] Continue reading →

Belize touts womens rally, warns teacher rally

BELIZE JOURNAL, Pt 1. Belize’s Ministry Of Education allowed school classes to close so that women teachers could attend the “20,000 Womens Rally” on March 6. But MOE threatened to dock the pay of teachers who left their classes to attend the March 7 teachers’ rally for better pay. This threat comes barely 5 weeks […] Continue reading →

New Belize church leadership arising

BELIZE JOURNAL Pt 1: A new Belize church leadership is taking shape, with more district involvement and a new national team. This comes at a time when Belizeans are looking to the church for an alternative to the government’s pro-LGBT gender policy. The government is hard-pressed by foreign creditors to advance the gay agenda. But […] Continue reading →