Garifuna Christians stand against spiritism

BELIZE JOURNAL PT. 1 on Garifuna Christians. The National Garifuna Council of Belize recently demanded an apology from Pastor Scott Stirm of Jubilee Fellowship, Roaring Creek, for offending their people group. Garifunas (officially known as Garinagus) are descendants of Carib, Arawak and West African peoples, who settled in Belize in 1832. On a video recorded […] Continue reading →

Garinagu culture to declare Jesus is Lord

BELIZE JOURNAL PT. 1 on Garinagu culture. Felipa Apolonio, Belizean Teacher and Evangelist. On being a Christian in the Garinagu culture: “Almost every ethnic group has traditional and cultural practices that are contrary to my beliefs as a Follower of Christ. I will never attend any of those functions because of my belief in God. There are […] Continue reading →

Panama Papers leak names Ashcroft in Belize

PRAYER ALERT for Panama Papers leak. Multi-billionaire Lord Michael Ashcroft is among the high-profile world figures named in the Panama Papers leak made public on April 3. The Panama Papers leak includes 40 year’s worth of 11.5 million confidential documents about more that 214,000 companies listed by Panama’s law firm Mossack Fonseca. The documents reveal […] Continue reading →

Evangelical campaign to launch in Peten

PRAYER ALERT for evangelical campaign. Let us pray for the Evangelical Ministers’ Association of Peten, Guatemala. Tomorrow they will meet to launch a great April-September prayer and evangelism initiative. This evangelical campaign will be conducted by air, land and water. By air intercessors will fly over Peten, praying over this entire department in Guatemala. By […] Continue reading →

Belize Festival seeks laborers in harvest

NEWS UPDATE on Belize Festival. Daniel King is meeting with pastors in every district of Belize this week to prepare the way for revival meetings in July 2017. King has done this in India, Indonesia, Haiti, Honduras and other nations. In one India town, 15,000 Hindus prayed to receive Jesus for the first time. At […] Continue reading →

Revival prep & Halal March this week

BC-HOP PRAYER on revival prep. This week every day Tues-Sun a Daniel King Ministries team will hold revival prep meetings in each district in Belize. Tuesday the team will be in Belmopan, Wednesday in Punta Gorda, Thursday in Dangriga, Friday in San Pedro and Saturday in Orange Walk and Corozal. (See schedule below). On Sunday […] Continue reading →

Evangelical statement on decriminalizing pot

BELIZE JOURNAL on evangelical statement. At our Feb. 29 general meeting NEAB put forward Vice President Scott Stirm to present our evangelical statement on the new marijuana policy. First he gave us background and updates on the government’s Decriminalization Of Marijuana Committee (DOMC). It started in 2012 with Doug Singh as chairman. It has eight […] Continue reading →

Evangelical churches plan nationwide actions

BELIZE JOURNAL on evangelical churches. On February 29, 215 pastors and ministry leaders attended the NEAB annual meeting at the Belmopan Civic Center. They represented evangelical churches from all six districts of Belize. About 150 were from the Toledo District alone. President Lance Lewis hit the keynote with his message on man’s stewardship as extending […] Continue reading →

Marijuana potency tricks blow kids away

BC-HOP PRAYER on marijuana potency. Advocates of decriminalizing marijuana in Belize should check how marijuana potency has risen. Studies show marijuana today is generally 15-30 times stronger than in 1970.Yet Belize’s Decriminalization of Marijuana Committee (DOMC) wants to reduce penalties for marijuana possession to BZE $15 per gram for up to 10 grams. DOMC doesn’t […] Continue reading →

Marijuana users show memory, driving defects

PRAYER ALERT on marijuana users. The Government of Belize is now preparing to decriminalize marijuana. It’s time to know and pray about the damages that marijuana users risk. Cannabis intake is proven to impair memory, learning and driving ability. It can cause psychological and physical ailments, including cancer. It can also harm children of marijuana users. […] Continue reading →

Decriminalizing marijuana- the hard questions

BC-HOP Prayer for Family & Economy: Decriminalizing marijuana The Belize Decriminalization of Marijuana Committee (DOMC) has recommended that we: —Remove the word “cannabis” from the Misuse of Drugs Act. —Remove the criminal penalty for use of paraphernalia in relation to the use of cannabis. —Limit use of marijuana to private residences. —Change the penalty for […] Continue reading →

Norway kidnaps children of Godfearing family

PRAYER ALERT for Norway. From Intercessors Prayer Ministry International. Thousands of Romanian Pentecostal Evangelicals peacefully protested Norway embassies in five national capitals, including Washington D.C. They called on the Norwegian government to free five children who were removed from their parents by child services last year. A teacher had complained about the family’s Christian faith. The […] Continue reading →

Evangelical values drive evangelical vision

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.1 on evangelical values. You’ve heard of the purpose-driven life. But what drives our purposes? What propels our vision? For years evangelicals in Belize have had a great vision—on paper. In our evangelical association, our stated vision has been: “To bring the Body of Christ together for maximum impact of the Kingdom of […] Continue reading →

New evangelical association visits Belize PM

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.1 on new evangelical association . Recently our National Evangelical Association of Belize (NEAB) sent a committee to meet with Prime Minister Dean Barrow. It was a courtesy call. He responded with reciprocal courtesy. PM Barrow acknowledged that our new evangelical association , with 244+ members, represented the churches in a wider way than before. […] Continue reading →

Saudi Arabia-Iran clash divides Muslim world

PRAYER ALERT on Saudi Arabia-Iran clash. On January 2 Saudi Arabia executed Shiite cleric Sheik Nimr al-Nimr with 46 others on terrorism charges. It was Saudi Arabia’s biggest mass execution in 36 years. Saudi Arabia is cracking down on dissidents in the midst of controversies over the drop in oil prices and succession issues in […] Continue reading →

ISIS defeated in Ramadi; fight for Mosul next

PRAYER ALERT for ISIS defeated. Today the Iraq military declared ISIS defeated in the city of Ramadi. Iraqi counterterrorism forces took control of the central government complex. They raised the Iraqi flag over its mostly ruined buildings. Most of Ramadi sustained heavy damage in the reconquest. ISIS left booby traps just about everywhere. It will […] Continue reading →

Iran sanctions to be lifted despite warnings

PRAYER ALERT on Iran sanctions. Tuesday, Dec. 15, the UN nuclear watchdog meets to remove the last obstacles to lifting the Iran sanctions. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is about to unfreeze about $150 billion in Iran’s oil revenues in banks around the world. Yet many troubling questions about lifting the Iran sanctions remain. […] Continue reading →