Friday, April 17, 2009

In Ethiopia...

Contacts for The Voice of the Martyrs report that Jamal Abdo and his wife were recently beaten and chased out of a mosque in Ethiopia, where they both worked.

Jamal and his wife accepted Christ months ago. Soon after their conversion, Jamal's friends saw him speaking with some Christians and told the leader of the mosque.

Jamal and his wife were interrogated by Muslim leaders who attempted to persuade them to recant their faith and return to Islam. When they refused they were beaten and dragged out of the mosque.

They have fled to a safe location where they are recovering.

Please pray for Jamal and his wife as they heal from their wounds and adjust to living in their new location. Pray the Lord will supply all of their needs according to his riches in glory and use them to reach people in their new community for Christ. Pray also for the salvation of the Muslim leaders.

VOM assists pastors and other Christians in Ethiopia through the Pastor Support Program and Families of Martyrs fund.

1 comment:

Maxine said...

I didn't know about this situation. There are so many, aren't there? Thanks for bringing yet more needy believers to the hearts of God's people.