Pray that Christians in Sri Lanka will not be cowed by the Easter Sunday attacks but rather that they will find Jesus amid their suffering. Our partners, who are caring for survivors, say that Christians have responded positively to calls for forgiveness and reconciliation.
The Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka killed 14 children at Zion Evangelical Church in Batticaloa. Please pray for the mothers of these beloved young ones as they seek the face of Jesus in their darkest hours.
Please pray for our family in Sri Lanka still coming to terms with the Easter Sunday church bombings which claimed 257 lives. Ask God to comfort those who mourn and heal the injured.
Pray that the men of violence in Nigeria will grow weary of bloodshed and start to question their purpose and motivation. Pray that many will find salvation and forgiveness in Christ.
Pray that the governing officials and police presiding over Christian areas in Nigeria will take the necessary steps to protect vulnerable communities from attack and stop the violence.
Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria killed 17 Christians who had gathered for a service in Konshu-Numa, Nasarawa state, to dedicate a baby to God; the dead included the child’s mother. The baby’s father was seriously injured. Pray that God will provide for this child.
Since mid-February in Nigeria, more than 130 Christians have been killed by Fulani militants in Kaduna state; hundreds of homes have been burned. Ask God to comfort their families.