Category Archives: Prayer Requests

Pray for the Tsarnaev Family

Please join us in praying daily for the Tsarnaev family. It’s simple: Pray for the family member(s) listed each day. Pray whatever you feel led to pray for, but the greatest need for all of the Tsarnaevs is salvation through … Continue reading

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Reflections About Jury Selection

I realized that while we have been retweeting reporters’ tweets for the duration of jury selection, we have yet to make a blog entry about what’s been happening. With the jury set to be whittled down to 18 (12 jurors … Continue reading

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Opening arguments set to begin Wednesday

It’s official: Barring an unlikely ruling by the First Circuit to move the trial out of Boston, opening arguments will finally commence next week. Schedule: Thurs., Feb. 26 – No court Fri., Feb. 27 – No court Mon., March 2 (10 a.m. ET) – Hearing on pending motions … Continue reading

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Remember Them In Your Prayers

Editor’s Note: The following is an anonymous submission from a Christians United for Jahar contributor. Last week’s news about Robel Phillipos’s verdict and Khairullozhon Matanov’s alleged assault has elicited some prayer requests.  If you have not been following the trial, Robel … Continue reading

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I Have Never Commanded Such a Horrible Deed

In Jeremiah 7, verses 30-31, the Lord says, “The people of Judah have sinned before my very eyes.  They have set up their abominable idols right in the Temple that bears my name, defiling it.  They have built pagan shrines … Continue reading

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I hate you

Today during Jahar’s status conference, I was looking at a list on Twitter I have that includes Boston journalists who have covered his case. One of them, Laurel J. Sweet (@laurel_sweet), was tweeting about sentencing going on the same time … Continue reading

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Yet another arrest

I’m a bit late with this news, but for those who missed it, yet another one of Jahar’s friends, Stephen Silva, has been arrested. Silva faces drug and gun possession charges. Please be praying for him, primarily for him to come … Continue reading

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Aza found guilty (and prayer requests)

Jahar’s friend Azamat Tazhayakov—Aza for short—was found guilty today on charges of obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice. Sentencing will take place on October 16, and the maximum sentence is 25 years. I know the focus of this … Continue reading

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A Heavy Realization

A few weeks ago, I was in the middle of praying for God to give my precious future brother a questioning and seeking heart and for all of his searching to lead him to the Truth……when I had a thought … Continue reading

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Love where it’s least expected

What if the very people who would be most expected to hate Jahar would instead show him unconditional love? It’s one thing that we, who were not at the marathon and who do not know anyone who was injured or … Continue reading

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