Colombia has been on a national strike since April 28th, with the government responding violently to peaceful protesters and refusing to democratically negotiate terms.
We ask that the church would raise a prophetic voice, remembering reverend Martin Luther King Jr’s words: “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”
We also ask for prayer for the protesters, whose motives are legitimate.
We ask for prayer for the churches in Colombia, that they would be more conscious of their neighbors, more attentive to the needs of the poor and the oppressed.
More information to come in the upcoming Mosaic News.
We ask for prayer for the government, not for the re-establishment of the status quo, but for democratic negotiation that brings real change to a hurting people.