Twenty-two missionaries (or missionary families) are about to be executed in Afghanistan.
Appeals for prayers on behalf of 22 Christian missionary families about to be executed in Afghanistan have circulated periodically since early 2009, originally both as an e-mail forward and as a text message sent to cell phones:
Please pray for 22 missionary families that are to be executed by islamists in afganistan. forward this as fast as you can so that many will pray.
Pls pray 4 22 Christian Missionary families to be executed by Islamists in Afghanistan. Pls forward this msg 2 others as fast as u can so that many will pray.
These messages are apparently unfounded: The same message has been making the rounds since February 2009, yet we never turned up any information from news reports or human rights groups documenting that 22 missionaries and their families were being held captive, or were (about to be) executed, in Afghanistan.
That is not to say that mission work in Afghanistan is without peril. On 19 July 2007, 23 church workers from South Korea were taken hostage by the Taliban. Two of their number were executed (shot to death and abandoned by the roadside), with the remaining 21 eventually released after the South Korean government reportedly paid $20 million for their freedom.
The Koreans had apparently been incautious, traveling unescorted by bus through an area of Afghanistan frequently singled out by the Taliban and highway robbers.
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christian death lyrics
christian death – prayer lyrics
nema! livee, morf su revilled tub noishaytpmet ootni ton
suh deel sus tshaiga sapsert taht yeth. vigrawf eu za
sesapsert rua suh vigrawf derb ilaid rua yed sith suh vig
neveh ni si za thre ni nud eeb liw eyth muck modngik eyth
main eyth eeb dwohlah nevah ni tra chioo. retharf rua!
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