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05-06-2007, 11:09 PM
Hey fam:

Check out this website. You can send letters to our persecuted brothers and sisters locked up in other countries around the world. Just a few stories for you:

Pastor Van Thong and 11 other local pastors were arrested on November 26, 2006, for attending meetings organized by Christian leaders from the West. Van Thong is the head of Lao Evangelical Church in his province. He has been denied visitors and is being held indefinitely.

Please send a letter of encouragement and let Pastor Van Thong know that you are praying for him and other persecuted believers in Laos. Let your friends know about the suffering Christians in Laos and encourage them to pray and write to him.

After being held for more than four months at the La Villa Marista Detention Center, Pastor Carlos Lamelas was unexpectedly released when his family went for their weekly 15 minute visit. Informed of the change in procedure, Carlos was able to go home with his family. However, he has been forbidden to preach in public on this Island nation that many Cubans refer to as a prison with bars of water. While he was in prison he received over 260 letters from 15 different countries. Send a letter to his home and encourage Carlos, wife Uramis and daughters Estefania and Daniela.

An ordained pastor with the Church of God (Anderson, Indiana, USA) for more than 10 years, Pastor Carlos Lamelas was arrested February 20, 2006, at his home in Havana, Cuba. The police officers who entered the home searched it thoroughly and confiscated a computer, personal documents and other office equipment before arresting Carlos. More than a month later, the authorities informed Carlos' attorney he was charged with helping people illegally escape from Cuba.

Carlos started many house churches while serving as a local pastor on The Isle of Youth. After being elected national president of the General Assembly of ministers for the denomination, he moved his family to Havana in 2004. He was re-elected to this position at the annual convention later that year. His troubles with the government may have began when he refused to sign a loyalty pledge to the Castro regime because he felt their control of the church was unconstitutional.

Pastor Lamelas is married and has two daughters. Without a source of income, this family has had to depend on their friends for support. Police detained Pastor Carlos twice for questioning before the February arrest.

On December 22, 2006, Pastor Wang Weiliang and seven other church leaders were sentenced from one year to three and one-half years in prison by the People‘s Court of Xiaoshan District, China. Four are in prison, four received suspended sentences. In prison, the men are forced to make clothing and shoes for export and prohibited from praying openly or reading the Bible. These leaders were arrested after thousands of PSB officers bulldozed their church building on July 29, 2006.

Christians in China face numerous challenges, but the church is strengthened in the midst of persecution by believers like you. VOM is actively expanding help to underground Bible schools preparing leaders to spread the gospel in China. We invite you to write a letter of encouragement to Pastor Weiliang. The letters make a difference, often resulting in shorter prison terms. Please send a letter of encouragement and let Pastor Weiliang know you are praying for him and other believers in China. Also write to the Chinese government requesting Pastor Weiliang be released. Let your friends know about suffering Christians in China and encourage them to pray and write to Pastor Weiliang.

Get involved! Pray and write to Pastor Weiliang today.

Please pray for our brothers and sisters worldwide.

05-17-2007, 08:23 AM
This is so Raw

Thank you for this I will be using this site alot bro!!!!

I believe God can use alot of people. I may take the sermons from the Prison and just fill them in there and send them out PrAISE HIS NAME