Sharp Increase In Arrests of Christians in Yemen

Jan 17, 2023

Strengthen the Persecuted

Islamic extremists refuse to let up.

A ministry partner update I read recently said:

Please pray for the believers in Yemen. We see in the last months a sharp increase of the number of arrests in Yemen. Those arrests are not linked to one church network, but to several different ones.

A spokesperson of Open Doors says that “we are specifically concerned because torture is used to force the Christians to give information about the activities of believers or names of other believers.”

Yemen is No. 5 on Open Doors’ World Watch List, which reports: “Pressure on converts from Islam is at the highest levels in every part of life.”

I encourage you to take a few moments to pray for the persecuted in Yemen today …

And I also urge you to take another critical step on their behalf and give a generous online gift to Liberty Relief International—and here’s why:

In countries like Yemen that have been deeply scarred by civil war—especially those under severe Islamic oppression—humanitarian crises compound the suffering for Christians.

National instability creates tragic refugee, food and healthcare problems.

So as your prayers for persecuted Christians strengthen them spiritually, your financial gift today will strengthen them physically and emotionally, helping to relieve their pain.

When you partner with LRI, our Christ-centered partners on the ground provide emergency aid like food, water and shelter for men, women and children enduring persecution in Yemen and beyond.

They also offer trauma counseling, literacy training and job training for people starting over … restoration assistance where possible to rebuild churches and homes that have been destroyed … as well as Bibles, Bible study materials and discipleship training for new believers.

Please give hope today to those carrying the weight—the burden—of persecution.

Please lighten the load our brothers and sisters bear.

God bless you.

Mat Staver

Liberty Relief International
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