Author Archives Jamie

  • A video released this week shows the execution of three Assyrian Christian men by the Islamic State in what is thought to be Syria.  Morning Star News reported on the video released Wednesday, October 7, and thought to be filmed at the end of September.    The three Christians, dressed in orange jumpsuits, were told […]

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  • Papua, Indonesia– This recent incident out of the island of Papua, Indonesia shows exactly why we must get on our knees for the church suffering at the hand of Islam. In the middle of July, a Muslim group and a nearby evangelical church were both holding special events. Church leaders sent a notice to the local […]

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  • Members of the Islamic terror group Boko Haram have not slowed down in their quest to establish an Islamic caliphate across Africa. Just this week the death toll from the largest single attack by Boko Haram militants since newly elected President Muhammadu Buhari came to power in May is rising over 150.  Details from the attack […]

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  • Iran– In 2010 on the day after Christmas, Farshid Fathi was arrested. His faith in Christ had drawn the attention of the Iranian authorities. His family scraped together enough to bail him out of prison, but the government took their money without releasing him. They kept him in prison, charging him with crimes against the […]

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  • The widow of a martyred Christian in eastern Uganda, Agnes, has received death threats on the phone. Agnes’ husband, Richard, was a former Muslim who came to know Christ two years ago and the family began to follow God. Richard had moved his family twice in attempts to keep them safe after Muslims began monitoring […]

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  • Iran Although he was sentenced to eight years in prison, authorities in Iran are threatening to hold American Pastor Saeed Abedini in Evin prison indefinitely. Saeed’s wife, Naghmeh is living in the United States, but has been advocating for the last three years for the release of her husband. She recently made her fourth congressional appearance […]

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  • Click on the link to download and print the March 2015 Prayer Guide! “Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” Hebrews 13:3

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  • Click on the link to download and print the January 2015 Prayer Guide! “Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” Hebrews 13:3

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  • We are nearing the end of our list, “The Top 10 Ways to Intercede for the Persecuted Church under Islam.” This month, we are featuring #9:  Why and how to pray for the worldwide church to rise up in prayer in behalf of believers living under Islam. Our ministry, “Smyrna,” takes its name from the […]

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  • Click on the link to download and print the  Oct. 2014 Prayer Guide!

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