Read Wave of Persecution Sweeps across the Middle East and North Africa at Mission Network News.
"Believers in northeast Nigeria are reeling after Islamic militants killed their pastor and his son, and set fire to their church building. Dr. David Curry, President and CEO of Open Doors USA, points to a rising tide of persecution. "We've had situations in the last three weeks in Iraq, in Syria, in Pakistan, and now, last night in northern Nigeria, where people are targeting believers. My greatest concern is that there won't be any pressure to follow-up on this attack. Attack after attack on Christians seems to go by the wayside." A free prayer kit from Open Doors can help you get involved. We'll connect you through links in the Full STORY, below. Want to pray right now? "Pray for the safety of people who want to worship Jesus, who want to simply call themselves followers of Christ." "