Jesus said, “Go on your way. See, I am sending you out like lambs into the midst of wolves.” - Luke 10:3 (NRSV)

The memory of three churches in Surabaya being bombed in the middle of Sunday services in 2018 is still clear in my mind. It was a devastating moment, especially for Christians in Indonesia. Many people were injured or killed, and we hope that such an event will never happen again....

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, give us the strength and courage to follow Christ, to share the good news, and to love our enemies. We pray the prayer Jesus taught us, “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. Give us day by day our daily bread. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil” (Luke 11:2-4, KJV). Amen.
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Today's Reading
Luke 10:1-12

Thought for the Day

Following Christ is not easy, but the Spirit always accompanies us.

Prayer Focus

Christians suffering persecution


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