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Advent Week 2: Advent of Peace

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Stouffer

Bigler Jobe Stouffer, II, is scheduled to be executed on Thursday, December 9, 2021, for the murder of Linda Reaves on January 24, 1985. Read more here.

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13 Killed in Nagaland, India
At least 13 civilians and one soldier were killed in Nagaland, near the Myanmar border. Indian security forces mistakenly opened fire on miners returning home, killing six, during a counterinsurgency operation. Seven other civilians and one soldier was killed when angry locals confronted the troops. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for peace.

Lawrence Landrum

Lawrence Landrum was scheduled to be executed on Thursday, December 9, 2021. His execution is rescheduled to October 15, 2024. Lawrence is convicted of murdering 84-year-old Harold White, on September 19, 1985, near Chillicothe, Ohio. Read more here.

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4 Die From Storm in Turkey
At least four people are dead, and 38 others injured, after a storm struck Turkey’s western coast, including the largest city, Istanbul. The city also sustained damage to homes, trees, cars, and road signs and lights. Flooding also occurred. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for healing for the injured. Pray for all affected.

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2 Die From Flooding in Queensland, Australia
Parts of Queensland in Australia are experiencing the highest flood levels in over 30 years. At least two people have died attempting to drive their cars through flooded roads. Thousands have had to evacuate their homes. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for all affected. Pray for safety.

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14 Die After Indonesian Volcano Erupts
At least 14 people are dead, and dozens of others injured, after Mt. Semeru erupted on Java Island in Indonesia. Over a thousand people were also forced to evacuate. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for healing for the injured. Pray for all affected and for the safety of the rescue workers.

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3 Children Die in Apartment Collapse in Egypt
At least three siblings, all children, died when the apartment building they were in collapsed in Beni Suef, Egypt. At least nine others were injured. The cause of the collapse is under investigation. Pray for the family of the deceased. Pray for healing for the injured. Pray for all affected.

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Protests in Myanmar
Following a military coup in February, a court has now sentenced the ousted leader to four years in prison in the first of several charges leveled against her. Additionally, the military has used harsh measures to crack down on protests against the coup, including, most recently, using a truck to ram protesters. Over 1,000 people have been killed during protests and thousands more have been arrested. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for healing for the injured. Pray for those in prison. Pray for a peaceful resolution.

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3 More Missionaries Released in Haiti
Three more missionaries who were kidnapped in Haiti have been released, bringing the total up to five. Twelve still remain captive. Pray for their safety. Pray for strength. Pray for a peaceful resolution.

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