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Iraqi Christian refugees flee ISIS genocide

PRAYER ALERT: The recent US airstrikes against ISIS terrorists have come too late for masses of Iraqi Christian refugees. Since June, ISIS has grabbed global attention by seizing large swaths of land in Iraq. It has begun to impose shariah law on these lands. ISIS has demanded that Christians either embrace Islam, pay the tax […] Continue reading →

Al Maliki shunned, Iraq leader names new PM

PRAYER ALERT: On August 12 newly elected Iraqi President Fouad Massoum nominated Deputy Prime Minister Haider al Ibadi as Iraq’s new prime minister. This came one day after current PM Nouri al Maliki aggressively positioned himself for a third term. He mobilized his police and special forces throughout Baghdad. They closed key bridges and occupied checkpoints. They secured […] Continue reading →

Ebola outbreak —stop it with care & prayer

PRAYER ALERT: Since the Ebola outbreak began in February, 887 have died in West Africa. There is no vaccine to prevent it. Until last week, there was no proof that any treatment could cure it. Then two American missionaries were infected while trying to stop the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia. They asked for prayer. […] Continue reading →

MH17 crash ignites war of words & pictures

PRAYER ALERT: Russia says it has photos that place the blame of the July 17 Malaysian Flight MH17 crash on Ukraine. The photos allegedly show the following: on the day of the MH17 crash, Ukrainians moved 3-4 Buk missile systems and deployed them near rebel-held Donetsk. A Ukrainian fighter jet accelerated toward MH17. The fighter […] Continue reading →

Ukrainian rebels blamed for MH17 crash fiasco

PRAYER ALERT: The remains of the 298 victims of the July 17 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 have been treated with utter disregard by Russian-backed Ukrainian rebels. For two days they let the bodies decompose in the summer heat. Looters scavenged through their personal belongings. Cash and credit cards vanished from wallets. Ukrainian rebels […] Continue reading →

Rocket attacks on Israel abetted by Iran

PRAYER ALERT: Israel’s current offensive against jihadist Hamas in Gaza is directed in part at Hamas’ caches of about 10,000 rockets. Hamas got those rockets from Iran after 2005. That was the year that Israel gave Gaza to Palestinian Arabs in exchange for peace. Instead of living in peace, Hamas has been firing hundreds of […] Continue reading →

Hamas targets Israel, Israel targets weapons

PRAYER ALERT: Jihadist Hamas has released a music video calling for the killing of all Israelis. “Raze it [Israel] to the ground, exterminate the cockroaches’ nest, and banish all the Zionists,” the song says. One way Hamas targets Israel for death is its 9-year-old rocket attack campaign. The campaign has accelerated since July 8 when […] Continue reading →

Displaced persons over 51 million due to jihad

PRAYER ALERT: There are now more displaced persons in the world than in any year since WW2. On June 20 the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) published its annual report on displaced persons in 2013. It contains mind-numbing figures. The report counted 33.3 million internally displaced persons, 16.7 million refugees, and 1.2 million asylum-seekers […] Continue reading →

Sunni insurgents in Iraq take aim at Baghdad

PRAYER ALERT from International Prayer Connect: Iraqi Christians have requested urgent prayer as the situation deteriorates virtually to the point of all-out civil war. Sunni Muslim militants, many aligned with the radical Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an al-Qaeda off-shoot group, began their violent take-over on Friday 6th June. ISIS has full control of […] Continue reading →

Iraqi Christians flee from Sunni offensive

PRAYER ALERT from International Prayer Connect: Hundreds of Iraqi Christians are among those fleeing the areas taken by Sunni insurgents. At least one Assyrian church in Mosul has been burned down in the recent violence. Iraqi Christians particularly vulnerable, especially in the light of the treatment of Christians in the Raqqah province of northern Syria. […] Continue reading →

9 motivations to pray—to share with friends

9 MOTIVATIONS TO PRAY. Our intercessors need to motivate more intercessors. And we must stay motivated through thick and through thin. How? We have found 9 motivations to pray. See Prayer Motivator Quiz. Beginning intercessors often start with urgent Prayer Targets. The sudden appearance of an aggressive, foreign-backed LGBT agenda in Belize moved many to pray to […] Continue reading →

Fatah-Hamas unity to boost jihad in Israel?

PRAYER ALERT: Today the two main Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas formally ended a long rivalry. They announced they would form a Fatah-Hamas unity government for the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Israel has already warned it would sever all ties with the Palestinian Authority once the unity government was sworn in. Israel also called […] Continue reading →

Al Sisi faces broken Egypt & brutal neighbors

PRAYER ALERT: In Egypt’s May 26-28 elections, Defense Minister Abdel Fatah al Sisi won the presidency in a landslide. But al Sisi’s victory was undercut by a low turnout and immediate crises at home and abroad. The strictly pro-shariah Salafists, whose Nour party endorsed al Sisi, stayed away from the polls. Al Sisi’s crackdown on the […] Continue reading →

Euroskeptics vote against EU

PRAYER ALERT: Newspaper headlines called it a political earthquake. On May 22-25, elections were held for the European Parliament, the legislative branch of the European Union (EU). But it was the anti-EU parties which polled strongly in the UK, France, Denmark and Italy. The surprisingly big Euroskeptics vote left top leaders shaken and admitting the […] Continue reading →

Chinese hackers indicted by US in cyberwarfare

PRAYER ALERT: For the first time, the US is aiming criminal charges of computer hacking against foreigners. The Justice Department has indicted five members of the Chinese military for using cyberwarfare to steal trade secrets from top US companies in the steel, nuclear plant and solar power industries. The five Chinese hackers operated out of […] Continue reading →