Published: 11:15 GMT Daylight Time - Thursday 11 August 2011
Operation Nehemiah: News and Prayer Update #33
Country/Region: United Kingdom, United States, Belgium
MUSLIM EXTREMIST JAILED FOR SOLICITING MURDER OF MPS IN UK
A British Muslim man has been jailed for twelve years after encouraging people to murder MPs who voted in favour of the Iraq war.
US CHURCH WEBSITES HACKED TO POST APPEAL FOR CONVERSION TO ISLAM
The hacked web site of Tower Presbyterian Church in Grove City, Pa., which was one of 18 across the US that were affected.
The FBI has launched an investigation after 18 church websites across the United States were hacked and their regular content replaced with an appeal for Christians to convert to Islam.
PALM CROSS VAN DRIVER SUSPENDED IN UK
The Christian employee who successfully won his appeal to display a palm cross in his company van has been suspended.
BELGIUM BANS FULL-FACE VEIL
Belgium has become the second European country to ban the burqa and other face coverings from public places for security reasons.
- Pray that MPs and other public figures in the UK will be protected from violence at the hands of Muslim extremists, and that the heavy sentence given to Bilal Ahmed will deter further attacks.
- Pray for Colin Atkinson following his suspension from work. Pray that his employers will honour their agreement with him and that he will be free to display a cross in his van without suffering harassment.
- Pray that Christian websites in the USA and elsewhere will be secure from cyber attack, and that those responsible for the recent hacking will stop interfering with churches' freedom of speech online.