Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13) By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers. (1 John 3:16)
Four Killed in Floods in Germany
Severe rainstorms in southwestern Germany have caused torrential flooding and mudslides, which has resulted in the death of at four individuals, including a firefighter. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for the safety as the nation works to recover.
700 Migrants Killed in Shipwrecks
Over the last week, at least 700 migrants are feared to have drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya. The migrants were heading to Europe. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for peace. Please pray for those who have been rescued.
11 Killed in Trujillo, Venezuela
Unidentified attackers ordered individuals outside of their homes and shot them. The attackers have not been captured or identified. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for the safety of all.
Rape Video Posted in Brazil
A video of a 16-year-old girl, believed to have been drugged, being raped by approximately 30 males in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was posted on social media, sparking protests. Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer has called an emergency meeting to deal with the problem. Please pray for justice. Please pray for the safety of all planning to visit Brazil for the 2016 Olympics.
2 Killed in Tamil Nadu, India
Two students have been killed by electrocution, and 30 others injured, when a live wire fell on the school bus in which they were riding. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the injured.
2 Killed is Houston, Texas Shooting
Two people have been killed, and six other wounded, during a shooting by two males. One of the men was killed and the other wounded by police. Two police officers were injured during the shootout. It is unknown why the two males were shooting. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded.
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