Category: Prayer Updates

Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

Tensions between Iran and Israel are escalating and have every chance of breaking out into war. For some time Israel has been expressing alarm at Iran’s growing (and permanent) military presence in Syria.  Iran is busy establishing numerous military bases and also wants to build a naval base in northern Syria.  Its goal is to ...

​Pray for the Earthquake Victims in Iraq & Iran

“The quake did not kill us but the cold weather will kill us.” Sunday’s 7.3 magnitude earthquake in Iraq & Iran has killed at least 530 people, injured thousands of others, and left tens of thousands of homes destroyed.  One of the victims, a woman in her 30s said, “It is cold. My children are ...

“You Are Worthy” by Andrew Brunson

Image: World Watch Monitor Norine Brunson stands by the center where her husband, Pastor Andrew Brunson (left) was detained for two months. “But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” – Isaiah 40:31 ESV ...

Prayer for Kurdish Referendum

Join us in praying for the Kurdish referendum tomorrow!

Mobilizing Prayer for Andrew Brunson

American Pastor Held by Turkey Charged with Trying to Destroy Constitutional Order, Overthrow Parliament (By Bridget Johnson published online at PJ Media, Aug. 24, 2017) Despite pleas from the U.S. government to free a North Carolina pastor who made Turkey his home for more than two decades, the Turkish government has charged Andrew Brunson with attempting to destroy ...

Prayer and Ministry Focus: Strengthening our Brothers for the Days Ahead

Greetings from the Middle East! As a part of our At The Crossroads ministry in the Middle East, we focus each year on helping to equip believers from different countries. Today, we are writing about an exciting ministry opportunity that we believe will have a long-term impact on Turkey and throughout the Middle East. Foreign ...

Pray for Andrew Brunson in Izmir, Turkey

A Christian Pastor in Turkey’s Prison   (By Sohrab Ahmadi published in the Wall Street Journal, Jan. 3, 2017) Andrew Brunson was elated when Turkey’s Interior Ministry summoned him on Oct. 7 in the coastal city of Izmir. The ministry, the American pastor imagined, was granting him and his wife, Norine, permanent-resident status after they’d spent ...