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Lifting High the Cross: How the Martyrs Exalted Christ by Their Deaths (part 1)

Last night I was reading a story online about the Ethiopian martyrs when the song Lift High the Cross came up in my playlist.  I was moved to tears at the juxtaposition.  428 more words

Easter

Pray for Kenya - Good Friday statement from Abp. Wabukala

Somehow the suffering of Christians in Kenya today following yesterday’s killing of 147 students by Al Shabbab terrorists, as well as the memory of the recent martyrdom of 21 Coptic Christians in Egypt brings Good Friday into focus much more sharply this year for me.  586 more words

Anglican Intercession

A striking graph - visual evidence of God's answer to prayer re: Ebola

I was just browsing a very interesting article at BBC by an epidemiologist, recounting the work of tracing Ebola contacts in Liberia.

The article contains a striking graph, showing the curve of the epidemic in Liberia – the average number of new cases per day from March 2014 to March 2015. 211 more words

Global Intercession

Lent prayer theme: Global intercession for the persecuted, for missionaries, unreached peoples... etc.

One of the themes in material we plan to post and Tweet here during Lent will be prayer for the persecuted church, missionaries, and for unreached peoples and nations.  96 more words

Lent

Praying for Egypt and the families of the 21 Coptic Christian martyrs

Although I’ve tweeted a lot of resources and prayers related to the martyrdom by ISIS of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya last week, I never got a chance to post anything here at the blog.  1,230 more words

Lent

Bp. John Guernsey - Praying for Persecuted Christians in Lent AND Praying for the Terrorists who persecute them

Bishop John Guernsey of the ACNA Mid-Atlantic Diocese has written a Lenten letter calling for sacrificial prayer for persecuted believers around the world.  In a startling twist however, he is ALSO urging believers to pray for the terrorists who persecute them, and he has linked to a very helpful resource to help us pray, as well as providing some suggested ways of praying. 414 more words

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