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Church planting in Thailand
Please keep praying for our teams in Thailand. This weekend is the big Songkran (Thai New Year) holiday. Prasert is leading a children’s camp in South Thailand for about 80 children and Chuenjit is running a Discipleship camp for boys from the Youth Prison who have come to Christ and want to grow in their faith. Please pray for God’s blessing on these camps.
Meanwhile, the church planting teams are seeing an awesome harvest. Now is the time to pray for Thailand! There are still more than 5,000 districts each having more than 10 villages, without a single church.
Attack on Christians in Pakistan
Around 178 houses belonging to the Christian community were vandalised and burnt by a mob in Badami Bagh area of Lahore over alleged blasphemy committed by a Christian man.
On Friday, a mob of almost 3,000 people forced the Christian community to flee for their lives, leaving behind their houses and possessions unprotected. The mob then attacked S’s house, setting it on fire and pelting it with stones. Other houses in the locality – home to about 180 Christian families – were also attacked. Many residents, including women and children, hastily fled to save themselves. Please pray for these families.
Rain causing misery in Mozambique
Rain and flooding is causing misery, confusion and panic to the community in Maputo, Mozambique as it continues to rain. The water is claiming many houses in the community and the church and all the Kutwanana Home Based Care (MOZ01) buildings are under attack. The Emmaus correspondence office and the sewing room have been taken over by the water. Soon the entire floor of the mission centre will be flooded. The water is not draining away and has built up over the past three rain seasons forming a lake in the middle of the community which has become a breeding place for mosquitoes.
The government has been removing people from the area since 2010 and it looks like the mission centre will now have to move as the area is becoming a health hazard for the orphan children and the buildings are weakened by the water. Patrick and Grace Mulenga need prayer regarding this situation.
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