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Any fair assessment of the news reports today would demonstrate we are globally in a mess. It seems we are being threatened on every side of life – with voices all around saying: “ We are leading to an economic meltdown either through inflation or deflation!” “Our businesses are threatened with an increase in cyber attacks for which there is no shield”; “Our personal information has been stolen”; “Our cities are unsafe from the influx of drugs and human traffic”; “Now, threats of rampant disease”; “Earthquakes are happening in unexpected places with unusual frequency!”; “Natural disasters are overtaxing our resources”; “Another credible global terrorist threat?” Where is the safety in the midst of this turbulence?

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Faith-Based organizations given security briefing following the killings at Jewish community centers

By Dan Wooding
Founder of ASSIST Ministries

PHOENIX, AZ (ANS) -- The U.S. DHS, FBI, Infrastructure Protection, Intelligence and Analysis, and FEMA provided national faith-based organizations a security briefing today related to the incident which fatally wounded three at Jewish community centers on Palm Sunday in Overland, Kansas.

Frazier Glenn Cross Jr. — better known as F. Glenn Miller Jr. — made a brief court appearance by video Tuesday from the Johnson County jail. Although he arrived at the video room in a wheelchair, Miller stood during his hearing 
(Photo: David Eulitt | The Kansas City Star)






Map of Persecuted Church 


According to an articleby Fox News, the number of Christians killed for their faith in 2013 numbered 2,123, which increased from 1,201 in 2012. The article states: “More than half of those reported killings (1,213) occurred in Syria, followed by Nigeria (612) and Pakistan (88).”

'Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.' (Philippians 4:6) -- 'Let us endeavor to discover how prayer, in its scope, covers the personal, social, material, natural, spiritual, ecclesiastical, and national realms. The words “nothing” and “every thing” are absolutely all-embracing and all-inclusive in their scope (cf. Matt 21:22; John 14:14). Beyond these realms we cannot go. Prayers are related to all that we can see in the world around us.' —Herbert Lockyer

Lord, as believers in Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ we come to you today to Pray4America on our knees with all humility acknowledging that we in ourselves have no strength, wisdom or empowerment to carry your banner of righteousness without the indwelling of your Holy Spirit.  (Acts 2:4)

 

cyber security

With the ease of purchasing things online and with how much the internet can be used to solicit personal information from consumers, DHS has launched a “Stop. Think. Connect” Campaign geared towards achieving cybersecurity.

Here is the PSA they sent out yesterday…