Nzabonimpa Alexis (Kigali, Rwanda)
The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen.” - Matthew 28:5-6 (NIV)
In 2006, a man I worked with tried to have me killed for refusing to be his follower. On November 26, 2006, he sent four young people to murder me at my home. All four were arrested before doing me any harm. I fled to Uganda, far from my family...
When I trust in the Lord, I cannot be shaken.
Those persecuted for their faith
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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