Support persecuted christians

September 29th, 2011 in Changing the world. Tags: , , , ,

Christians face persecution in many countries today, especially North Korea, Saudi Arabia and Iran. According to some estimates, about 100 million christians face persecution, far more than any other religious group.

Right now, two people need our support.

Asia Bibi

Asia is a christian woman, wife and mother of two children. She has been imprisoned in Pakistan for several years because she professed faith in Jesus. Voice of the Martyrs is seeking signatures on a petition in her support. Perhaps you would like to sign, perhaps post a link on your own website or blog. Here is a video outlining her need.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-4YWFJFO4Q&w=560&h=315]

Youcef Nadarkhani

Youcef is an Iranian pastor under imminent threat of execution because he converted to christianity. Voice of the Martyrs and other groups are calling for prayer and representations to be made on his behalf, though the link to find out more doesn’t seem to work.

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