It is reported that the number of Christians, predominately Catholic and Protestant, is growing. In recent days, the Chinese government has been removing crosses from various churches and demolishing churches citing unspecified violations of building codes. Please pray that the Word of God will continue to spread. Please pray for all Christians facing persecution.
Forest Fires in California
In Northern California a forrest fire has destroyed at least 10 homes and forced countless others to evacuate. The drought suffered by California this year is allowing the fire to spread rapidly and burn hotter than typical. Please pray for those who have lost their homes and for the safety of the individuals working to stop the fire.
Ebola Virus Continues to Spread
Over 600 people have died from the Ebola virus in an outbreak in West Africa. There is no known cure for the virus. Please pray for the health and safety for all those in the region. Please pray that a cure may be found.
South Korea Ferry Trial
Survivors of the South Korean ferry, which sank earlier this year, have begun giving testimony as to what happened onboard. Please pray for healing for the families who lost loved ones. Please pray for healing for those who survived.
Fighting Over MH17 Crash Site
Pro-Russian Ukrainian Rebels and Ukrainian authorities have accused one another of shooting down Malaysian Air Flight 17. Fighting between the two groups has prevented a forensic examination of the crash site. Please pray for the families who lost loved ones in this tragedy.
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