Tag Archives: prayer requests

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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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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Status Conference Updates

Good Afternoon, Brothers and Sisters! I checked my Tumblr dashboard and clicked on one of my followers’ links to their blog (http://somethingreallyirrelevant.tumblr.com/post/89162387237). P.S- If you follow this link or any Tumblr link, beware because non-Christian Tumblr blogs seem to be very … Continue reading

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Would You Join Me in Praying?

Of those of us who have come together because we feel called to pray for Jahar – we often realize that we have been praying the same exact things without even communicating about them.  However, what’s especially fascinating to me … Continue reading

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Recent developments: Change of venue & trial date

I just wanted to update everyone on a couple developments from this past week in case you missed them. First, Judge O’Toole vacated the February 28 deadline for a change of venue request by Jahar’s lawyers. He did not set … Continue reading

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Four specific prayer requests

In discussions on here and on Facebook lately, I’ve been told some specific prayer requests that people have been led to pray for. I thought I’d share those so that we all could pray for them, as I believe they’re … Continue reading

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The power of persistent prayer

We live in a culture where the desire for instant gratification reigns. That all too easily carries over to our lives as Christians. How easy it is to stop praying for something or someone if after a while of making … Continue reading

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