I’ve been reading John Allen’s “The Global War on Christians”. So this prayer request from a group I support is hitting home. Please include the Christians in South Sudan in your prayers.
from: info (at) LHFmissions.org
Subject: Prayer Request for South Sudan
Your prayers are requested…You may have seen in the news that there is a great deal of civil unrest and fighting in South Sudan, where the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sudan/South Sudan is based. While the town of Yambio (where ELCS/SS headquarters and the CLIHM seminary are located) has not suffered attacks, ELCS/SS pastors and their parishioners have not been so fortunate.The fighting seems to be primarily between the Nuer and Dinka tribes. It’s estimated that 1,000 people have been killed and some 200,000 displaced by the fighting that began on Dec. 15. Even in the “safe” areas, fuel, food and other necessary supplies are running low.
Today, the LHF office has received this email from Rev. Edward Nzeme, general secretary of the ELCS/SS:
Greetings from Yambio.The situation in our country South Sudan is not stable. Our church has been badly affected by the events in the country. Continue reading