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He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, 

that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free,

and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come. LUKE 4:18-19

17 Jan RLPB 438. Burma and Syria: Christians Imperilled

WELCOME TO RLPB 2018: GIVE THANKS; KEEP ALERT  also BURMA AND SYRIA: CHRISTIANS IMPERILLED by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   GIVE THANKS: After praying specifically that God would 'protect churches from attack this Christmas season' [RLPB 437 (18 Dec 2017)] we now give thanks that Christians were able to celebrate without a major terror...

19 Dec RLPB 437. Christmas devotion, notices & updates: India, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan.

CHRISTMAS DEVOTION, NOTICES & UPDATES by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   CHRISTMAS DEVOTION: THE GOD WHO IS WITH US   Unlike all the gods humanity has ever made, YAHWEH -- the true and living Almighty Creator and redeeming Holy God of the Bible -- is with us. That first Christmas, the Son, Jesus, Immanuel,...

06 Dec RLPB 435. Philippines: Battle for Mindanao far from over

PHILIPPINES: BATTLE FOR MINDANAO FAR FROM OVER -- plus, Risk of Advent and Christmas Terror    by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   In a military offensive on 16 October the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) killed Isnilon Hapilon (former leader of Abu Sayyaf and Islamic State's 'emir' for Southeast Asia) and Omarkhayam Maute, leader...

22 Nov RLPB 433. Burma (Myanmar): Pastors’ Appeal Imminent

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 433 | Wed 22 Nov 2017   BURMA (MYANMAR): PASTORS' APPEAL IMMINENT by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   Burma's human rights issues revolve around the unchecked power of a politically active military which is, at its core, ethnic Burmese and Buddhist supremacist. When the policies of the central...

15 Nov RLPB 432. China: Christian advocate confined in an ‘infinite darkness’.

By Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   In 2001, the Chinese Ministry of Justice officially recognised committed Christian human rights attorney, Gao Zhisheng, as 'one of China's top ten lawyers'. Eventually, however, Gao's ardent defence of the oppressed and persecuted, as well as open letters protesting Chinese Communist Party (CCP) policy and practice, saw...

08 Nov RLPB 431. Nigeria: Fulani used as proxies for Islamic jihad

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 431 | Wed 08 Nov 2017     International Day of Prayer (IDOP) for the Persecuted Church IDOP 2017: Sunday 5 or 12 November See: Critical Prayer Requests (CPR)      NIGERIA:  FULANI USED AS PROXIES FOR ISLAMIC JIHAD  by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   [caption id="attachment_11132" align="alignright" width="227"] Plateau State (postcode map)[/caption] In the early...

11 Oct RLPB 427. Mali: jihadists attack churches in Mopti

by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   International Day of Prayer (IDOP) for the Persecuted Church IDOP 2017: Sunday 5 or 12 November. See Critical Prayer Requests (CPR) for places where Christians are persecuted and/or where religious liberty is threatened. See also www.ElizabethKendal.com.   PRAYER FOR THE PERSECUTED IS INTEGRAL TO WORSHIP   God is at work, sanctifying the Church and knitting...