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Sunday, August 06, 2017
Fears For Egyptian Christians.
Our Christian family in Egypt has been warned to expect
further attacks by Islamist extremists. They’re in urgent need of our
Intelligence reports have raised fears of a fresh wave of violence
specifically targeting believers travelling to summer camps by bus. Officials
have asked church leaders to cancel camps and conferences outside church
buildings until at least the end of the month.
Please pray for our Egyptian brothers and sisters at this time of
Egyptian intelligence wrote to church leaders this week warning that
Islamic State suicide bombers were planning to attack buses taking Christians to
conferences. Hundreds of thousands of Christians of all ages attend such
conferences at this time of year.
As one Release partner says, the move to cancel conferences ‘just adds to
the oppression Christians experience in Egypt’.
The threat remains real, however. In Alexandria, a church guard was
attacked with a knife last weekend.
Pray that our brothers and sisters will find ways to enjoy fellowship and
discipleship if they are forced to abandon plans to attend conferences and
Pray that God will teach our Egyptian family how to trust Him completely
and remain steadfast in their faith, so He will keep them in perfect peace
Ask God to heal Mina, the church guard injured in
Ask God to grant wisdom to those in authority in Egypt, as they try to
tackle extremism. Pray the Government will do more to protect and reassure