Trump disinvited from RedState gathering

PRAYER ALERT: On August 8 Donald Trump was slated to be a keynote speaker at the RedState gathering in Atlanta. The other GOP presidential candidates were speaking at the event. But the night before, the event’s host Erick Erickson had Trump disinvited. Erickson cited Trump’s crude remark made on CNN about Fox News anchor Megyn […] Continue reading →

Trump -will he be blacked out of more venues?

PRAYER ALERT: Has Donald Trump already served his purpose in the campaign for the US Presidency? Some of his candor has been refreshing. He has highlighted hidden issues. He has clarified some murky issues—though oversimplifying others. Trump has articulated deep voter disaffection with hypocritical and ineffectual politicians. He has provoked more straight talk from the […] Continue reading →

Voices speak what the Body in Belize is doing

BC-HOP Spiritual Life & Media Prayer. Two Christian publication voices are helping believers to track what God is doing in churches and ministries around the nation. One is a brand-new monthly newsletter, The Voice. Its first issue features the recent Vessels Revival Fire conference and the Men’s Rally in the Cayo District. It follows the […] Continue reading →

LGBT Pride Week and Belize Prayer Summer

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.1: On September 5-12 the Caribbean Villas Hotel in San Pedro will hold the first publicized LGBT pride event ever in Belize. They call it “Temptation Island Pride Week.” Temptation Island was the name of the notorious American TV reality show also located in San Pedro. It divided up three couples and put […] Continue reading →

Evangelical statement to gay activists

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.2: In response to the Sept. 5-12 LGBT Pride Week to be held at a San Pedro resort, we are publishing the following Evangelical Association Statement to Gay Activists in Belize. Our intent is to speak the truth in love and win them to Christ: “We thank you for reading what we have […] Continue reading →

Turkey airstrikes hit ISIS in new phase of war

PRAYER ALERT: On July 24 Turkey airstrikes finally hit ISIS after months of reluctance to confront the steadily-advancing terror group. The Turkey airstrikes followed a series of provocations. On July 20 an ISIS suicide bombing killed 32 people in the Kurdish town of Suruc, Turkey. Those 32 people were about to deliver aid to the […] Continue reading →

Turkish jets strike back at Kurdish militants

PRAYER ALERT: On July 25 Turkish jets hit camps belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK. It ended the peace deal with PKK that Turkey had observed since 2013. The Turkish jets were launched after four days of attacks by Kurdish militants killed two Turkish police and wounded seven. The Kurds were protesting Turkish […] Continue reading →

Repentance and forgiveness crucial to Body life

BC-HOP Spiritual Life Prayer: Yolanda Martinez, counselor and intercessor, shared what she has observed of the increase of conflict in the Church in Belize. The enemy is stirring up strife in the body of Christ. Infighting, quarrels, gossip and slander are turning Christians against one another. That is the world’s way of reacting to conflict. It […] Continue reading →

El Chapo breakout called escape of the century

PRAYER ALERT: The escape of El Chapo Guzman from Mexico’s highest security prison on July 11 is now being called the most extraordinary escape of the century. El Chapo has proven again to be a master tunnel builder. His Sinaloa cartel—the biggest crime organization in the world—has dug hundreds of drug tunnels under the Mexico-US […] Continue reading →

El Chapo Guzman & Sinaloa cartel in Belize?

PRAYER ALERT: Belize authorities are on high alert for the possibility that Sinaloa cartel druglord El Chapo Guzman has fled to Belize. The US has identified several Belizean businessmen with Sinaloa connections. Belize officials have broadcast an all-points bulletin. They are using intelligence surveillance to monitor possible places of entry and passage in Belize. Mexico […] Continue reading →

Top Mexican drug lord escapes prison again

PRAYER ALERT: On July 11 top Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman escaped from Mexico’s highest security prison. He slipped through a hole in his shower area into a sophisticated mile-long tunnel with ventilation and lighting. His cartel Sinaloa is well known for building tunnels under the Mexico-US border for transporting cocaine, methamphetamines and […] Continue reading →

ISIS infighting erupts as it claims more land

PRAYER ALERT: Thirteen top ISIS leaders attempted to overthrow ISIS “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in early June. This bout of ISIS infighting was led by commanders from a wide range of states and regions. Most were Arabs from northern Africa, Syria, Yemen, and Kuwait. But one Kurd and one Chechen were also implicated in the […] Continue reading →

ISIS executions total 3,017 in a single year

PRAYER ALERT: ISIS has outraged the world time and time again with beheadings and other diabolical and vicious styles of killings. What is all the more shocking is that ISIS executions have totaled 3017 since June 29, 2014. That is when ISIS exploded onto the world scene, announcing itself to be a caliphate under shariah […] Continue reading →

Gay pride crashes Belize independence party

Prayer for Family & Education: Caribbean Villas Resort in San Pedro is promoting a “Temptation Island” Gay Pride Week on Sept. 5-12. It plans nightly activities such as a drag show, a runway model show, a toga party, a leather and lace party, and a masquerade ball. These activities are obviously designed to stir up […] Continue reading →

Let God arise with His people on Caye Caulker

BPN REVELATION: Norma Hynes, leader of The United Prophetic Intercessory Team, Hattieville. Norma shared with me what God had put on her heart for Caye Caulker at this time. We agreed on the following: God is now highlighting Caye Caulker. We must seek His solutions to unrest following the brutal police murder of Hilbert Sotz here. […] Continue reading →

New police force seeks help in Caye Caulker

PRAYER ALERT: In response to the brutal police killing of Hilbert Sotz, 18, on June 8, Belize Police Department officials announced that an entirely new police force is being put in place in Caye Caulker. These officials met Thursday night with villagers who packed the community center to overflowing. Pastor Oscar Delgado of Shekinah Glory […] Continue reading →

Police relations in Caye Caulker on the mend

PRAYER ALERT: The day before her meeting with villagers, I spoke with the new Caye Caulker Police Inspector, Dehanne Augustine, in her office. Inspector Augustine shared that she was a Christian who felt called by God to work for good police relations in communities. After her success with such a program in San Ignacio, where […] Continue reading →

Charleston shooting mourners forgive killer

PRAYER ALERT: On the morning of June 18, florist Debbie Dills was driving to work near Shelby, North Carolina. She spotted a car with a Confederate flag and a South Carolina tag. Dills says that “because of divine intervention” she remembered at that moment the description of Dylann Roof’s car she had heard on TV. […] Continue reading →

Police brutality kills Caye Caulker teen

BELIZE JOURNAL: On June 8, according to a post-mortem exam, Hilbert Sotz, 18, died of trauma to the head and the heart. He sustained these injuries while in custody at the police station for suspected burglary. Hundreds of islanders rioted for hours after Hilbert was seen dead on arrival at the poly clinic. Some sought to lynch the […] Continue reading →