Belize corruption needs correction before gain

BC-HOP Prayer for Government & Economy: On April 10-12 in New York, Caribbean reparations leaders agreed to join forces in seeking reparations from former slave-trading nations, such as Great Britain & Spain. They are working to implement the Jan. 2014 decision of CARICOM to embark on a 10-point programme for “Reparatory Justice.” On the same […] Continue reading →

Turkey shuns peace with pope, Armenia, Kurds

PRAYER ALERT: Sunday April 12 was the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians by Islamic Ottoman Turks. Pope Francis called on Turkey and the international community to recognize it as “the first genocide of the 20th century.” Turkey continues to be essentially Muslim, now at 97%. Armenia continues to be essentially Christian, […] Continue reading →

Erdogan and ISIS—enemies or allies?

PRAYER ALERT: It is hard to tell whether Turkish President Recep Erdogan and ISIS are allies or enemies. Under pressure from the US, in October Erdogan began letting Kurds cross the border to fight ISIS’ invasion of Kurdish Syria. But a month later, Kurdish activists said that Turkey was defying its agreement with the US, […] Continue reading →

Erdogan rises to godlike status in Turkey

PRAYER ALERT: Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s party, the AK (Justice and Development) Party, was formed in 2001. Since then it has won every general election in Turkey. The AK Party has fostered a worship cult around President Erdogan. One party deputy says touching Erdogan is a form of prayer. Another party deputy declares that Erdogan […] Continue reading →

Protest music aims at Belize gang wars

Government & Media Prayer: On March 27 the Belize Police Department launched a “Be Loving And Cease Killing” (BLACK) campaign. It started with a six-mile 2000-strong march through high-crime Belize City neighborhoods. They included Pink’s Alley, Jump Street or Wagner Lane, George Street, and Mayflower Street. The march stopped at hot spots where gangs hang out. […] Continue reading →

Nuclear framework for Iran riddled with holes

PRAYER ALERT: On paper, the nuclear framework agreement between Iran and Western powers looks airtight. Can Iran be trusted to keep it that way? Currently, Iran has been enriching uranium up to 20%, which is enough for medical purposes. But that uranium could be concentrated to produce 90% enriched uranium, which is weapons-grade. Iran is […] Continue reading →

Blood moon rises after Iran nuclear deal

PRAYER ALERT: On April 2 Western powers struck a nuclear deal with Iran. The US and EU promised to lift sanctions if Iran allowed inspectors to verify it was scaling back its nuclear program. Two days during Passover later a blood moon appeared. It was the third of four blood moons—a tetrad—occurring on biblical feast […] Continue reading →

Easter holy days vs. heathen debaucheries

BELIZE JOURNAL, PT. 1. To avoid offense to non-Christians, businesses often take Christmas out of Christmas and Easter out of Easter. They call them simply holidays. They forget that “holidays” mean “holy days.” For believers, Easter holy days remind us of of the most important realities on which our faith is based. These realities are […] Continue reading →

High alert for crime during Easter season

  Caye Caulker Police Sergeant Raymond Barry told me more about the Cadet program which the police will start again soon. Cadets learn manners and basic respect for elders that many of them aren’t learning at home. Cadets keep on high alert for people who lure kids into sex and drugs. They watch that girls […] Continue reading →

ISIS inspired gang claims Yemen mass killings

PRAYER ALERT: An ISIS inspired group claimed responsibility for two mass killings on March 20 in Yemen. During midday prayers, suicide bombers struck two Shiite Houthi mosques in the capital city of Sana’a. In one of the mosques, worshipers were reciting in unison, “Death to America. Death to Israel. Curse upon the Jews. Victory to […] Continue reading →

Yemen chaos exploited by Al Qaeda

PRAYER ALERT: Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is rallying Sunni tribes against the Houthi Shiite revolution in Yemen. Sunni AQAP is gaining ground in Yemen’s hinterlands. It is drawing support away from deposed Sunni President Hadi. Amid the Yemen chaos, President Hadi fled from the capital city Sana’a to establish a power base in […] Continue reading →

Pakistani Christians protest church bombings

PRAYER ALERT: On Sunday morning the Pakistani Taliban exploded suicide bombs at two churches holding services in a Christian-majority suburb of Lahore. At least 17 were killed and 78 wounded. The death toll would have been far greater were it not for security guards who stopped the bombers before they entered the churches, which were […] Continue reading →

Afghan refugees in Pakistan flee back home

PRAYER ALERT: Every day tens of thousands of Muslim Afghan refugees in Pakistan are fleeing back to their home country. Pakistan has a total of 3.1 million Afghan refugees. About half of them are unregistered. A small minority are Taliban terrorists. But since Dec. 16, when the Taliban massacred 145 people at a Pakistan army-run […] Continue reading →

Gay activist sues Belize for immigration ban

BC-HOP Government & Economy Prayer. On Tuesday & Wednesday Mar. 17-18 the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) begins hearing the latest scheme by Jamaican gay activist Maurice Tomlinson. Tomlinson is challenging Belize and Trinidad & Tobago’s immigration laws. Tomlinson claims these two nations restrict his freedom of movement. Their laws do not allow open homosexuals […] Continue reading →

Open doors for all who keep knocking in 2015

BELIZE JOURNAL, PT. 1. Our Belize Prayer Network connects many intercessors and prayer groups throughout Belize and beyond. I keep in contact with them personally, mostly by phone. We share our prayer requests and praise reports. (See Seven Mountain Prayer Campaigns and Testimonies at our BPN website.) We share timely Revelations that God is showing […] Continue reading →

Iraqi counterattacks on ISIS to regain land

PRAYER ALERT: The Shiite prime minister of Iraq, Haider al-Abadi, has personally given the order for Iraqi counterattacks on ISIS. They are focused on the current ISIS stronghold in Tikrit. Al-Abadi is aiming for a victory both symbolic and strategic. Tikrit is the hometown of the ousted president Saddam Hussein. It is a hotbed of Sunni […] Continue reading →

Syrian Christian villages face ISIS genocide

PRAYER ALERT: US-led airstrikes helped Kurdish forces drive ISIS out of Kobani, Syria, near the Turkish border in January. But the airstrikes have not stopped ISIS’ advances into smaller Syrian Christian villages. In the past week about 15 Christians were martyred as many of them tried to defend their villages in northeastern Syria. About 350 […] Continue reading →

Key events in world news for February 2015

Infoplease News on key events. Here are the key events in world news for the month of February 2015 reported by Infoplease. ISIS Militants Execute More Captives (Feb. 3): ISIS militants immolate Jordanian Muath Kasasbeh, a flight lieutenant pilot who they captured during U.S.-led attacks. In response, the Jordanian government executes two terrorists and vows revenge. Kasasbeh’s execution […] Continue reading →