GDOP draws Christians to prayer for revival

NEWS UPDATE for GDOP draws. The multidenomi-national Global Day of Prayer (GDOP) took place on June 4th in six locations in our nation: Belize City, Belmopan, Orange Walk, Corozal, Dangriga and San Ignacio. Since 2000 in South Africa, GDOP draws more and more Christians every Pentecost Sunday to lift their hands in prayer for God to move worldwide. […] Continue reading →

Two opposing parties back ICJ border mediation

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.2 on two opposing parties. On May 25 at the Radisson Hotel, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington made the case to church leaders for going to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to resolve Belize’s border dispute. Ambassador to Guatemala Alexis Rosado also came. So did Ambassador of Trade Stuart Leslie of […] Continue reading →

Louis Wade charges cloud GOB border pitch

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.1 on Louis Wade charges. On each of 3 days, May 24-26, a different group of church leaders heard the government’s case for going to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). At the ICJ the government hopes to nullify Guatemala’s claim on half of Belize’s territory once and for all. Each of the […] Continue reading →

Drive out terrorists, Trump urges Muslim leaders

PRAYER ALERT on drive out terrorists. Sunday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump spoke to the leaders of 50 Muslim-majority nations. He thanked the leaders for their warm reception. He commended their Muslim majorities for being largely tolerant, friendly and peace-loving. But Trump contrasted them with the tiny minorities of Islamic terrorists who were ideologically rigid, […] Continue reading →

Muslim majority leaders unite to stop terror

PRAYER ALERT on Muslim majority leaders. In his address to leaders of 50 leaders of Muslim-majority nations in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump spoke of how nations in the Mideast once protected all ethnic groups. They lived in peace side by side. They once tolerated freedom of religion for the three Abrahamic faiths—Muslims, […] Continue reading →

65 Venezuelan military members sent to court

PRAYER ALERT on 65 Venezuelan military members. President Nicholas Maduro’s government has placed at least 65 Venezuelan military members on detention. It has already charged some with instigating rebellion and betraying the motherland. It is holding others for upcoming court hearings. The Maduro government refused to comment further. Opposition leader Henrique Capriles said that the […] Continue reading →

Venezuelan protests increase as poverty rises

PRAYER ALERT on Venezuelan protests. Venezuelan protests entered their seventh week with no end in sight. Hungry citizens are waiting in lines for up to 12 hours at supermarkets. Then they enter only to find their desired items have sold out. Or that the hyperinflated prices are far beyond what they can afford. “Just 20 […] Continue reading →

Trump Israel deal expected for upcoming trip

PRAYER ALERT for Trump Israel deal. US President Donald Trump will visit Israel during his first trip overseas. He will arrive on May 22, immediately after Jerusalem Day, the 50th anniversary of the city’s reunification. Trump will reportedly recognize the entire city as the capital of Israel, contrary to plans for East Jerusalem to be […] Continue reading →

Palestinian peace rhetoric belied by actions

PRAYER ALERT on Palestinian peace rhetoric. Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas spoke conciliatory words about Israel during his May 3 visit to the White House. “We are endeavoring to bring about security, freedom and peace for our children to live like the other children in the world.” In a way typical of Palestinian peace rhetoric, […] Continue reading →

Christians mobilize for outreach to gangs

BELIZE JOURNAL, PT. 1 on Christians mobilize. We are organizing for prison minister Kenrick Burns to hold a seminar at First Church of the Nazarene for Belize City pastors on outreach to gang members who want a new life. Diane Finnegan and Jawhi Morris, former gangster turned gang mediator, will speak too. The time is ripe to […] Continue reading →

Long range community development for Belize

BELIZE JOURNAL PT. 2 on long range community development. Our current Festival of Hope evangelism campaign peaks with a week of gospel activities July 16-22. But we must look beyond it for long range community development for Belize. Already we’ve planned a 12-week discipleship program for converts. And Kenrick Burns’ upcoming seminar for pastors will […] Continue reading →

Gangsters march for peace—but where next?

PRAYER ALERT on gangsters march. Sixty gangsters from 14 different gangs met in Belize City on April 12—but not for a showdown. Amazed onlookers watched the gangsters march for peace from Raccoon Street to Central American Boulevard and then down Cemetery Road. They had removed their gang colors and wore T-shirts saying “Walk for peace, […] Continue reading →

Police abuse in Belize censured by USDS report

PRAYER ALERT on police abuse. The US Department of State just issued its report on Belize’s human rights practices for 2016. It reserved its harshest criticism for police abuse. “The most important human rights abuses included the use of excessive force by security forces (especially the police),” the USDS said. “The government occasionally ignored reports […] Continue reading →

Biblical worldview held by 10% of Americans

PRAYER ALERT on biblical worldview. From IPMI Monthly Global Prayer Teleconference: Only 10 percent of Americans hold a distinctly biblical worldview. In surveys published by the American Culture and Faith Institute, seven out of 10 Americans called themselves Christians. But relatively few were able to answer questions about the Bible and Christian beliefs. “Our research […] Continue reading →

Venezuela scarcity spurs widespread violence

PRAYER ALERT on Venezuela scarcity. From IPMI Monthly Global Prayer Teleconference. Street gangs and organized crime run rampant in Venezuela. It now ranks as one of the deadliest countries in the world last year, according to the U.S. State Department’s Overseas Security Advisory Council. The think tank Observatory of Venezuelan Violence said homicides were at 90 […] Continue reading →

Glory outpouring from Belize to Latin America

PRAYER ALERT for glory outpouring. God has given a truly awesome prophetic word for Belize to Jacob Biswell, a prophetic voice recognized by ElijahList. This word is circulating around Belize and getting many “yeses” in the Holy Spirit. It confirms what many prophetic people around the world are saying: From “Belize is about to become ‘Believe’” […] Continue reading →