In Muslim-majority areas of Tanzania, Christians are harassed.
In Muslim-majority areas of Tanzania, Christians are harassed.
Mar. 28, 2019 | Tanzania

Pastor Assaulted During Prayer Service

[247] prayers in [14] nations have been posted for Pastor Morris William Ndbila.

As Pastor Morris William Ndbila of Malunga Parish led his congregation in prayer on Friday, Jan. 18, he began to hear rocks hitting the church’s tin roof. When the pastor stepped outside to investigate, he was confronted by five young Muslim men. “This is the pastor,” one of the men said before hurling a large rock at his forehead. Pastor Morris had received continual threats from Muslim neighbors prior to the attack. Pray for Pastor Morris and for the young men who attacked him.

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  • Father please open a door for Your word and draw these young men to you. Let Pastor M conduct himself with wisdom and let his speech always be with grace. Let him be filled with the knowledge of your will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding. Let the peace of Christ rule in his heart. Strengthen and protect him from the evil one.
    Kendall P - USA
  • "But I trust in you, O Lord; I say, "You are my God." My times are in your hand; rescue me from the hand of my enemies and from my persecutors!"
    Psalms 31:14"-"15
    Lord, thank You for sparing our brother Morris's life. Please protect them & fill them with Your own love for enemies. Send dreams & visions of Jesus to violent men, and godly sorrowrepent.
    Carrie H - USA
  • Father, we pray for the protection of pastor Morris and we also lift up to you the young man who attacked him that you convict him and show him Who You are through visions and whatever it takes to bring up his attention and draw him to Yourself. AMen
    Isabel S - USA
  • Father, bless and strengthen Pastor Morris and his fellow believers, as they stand against those who would attack them for their faith in You! Work in the hearts of those Muslim men that they would be open to the truth of Your Word and come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. Let no weapon formed against this church prosper. In Jesus Name
    Carolyn L - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Pastor Morris William Ndbila, his family & his congregation: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they strong in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. May the pastor be recovery from his trauma. Bring the young men responsible to repentance. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank You for Pastor Morris William Ndbila of Malunga Parish and his willingness to continue to minister to the lost and those in need, spreading the Gospel, even while facing credible threats. I pray that he will be miraculously healed form any injuries and that he will have no fear to continue in his work. I also pray for the young attackers.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    I pray for Pastor Morris William Ndbila. Thank You for the impact he is making; bless and strengthen him. Bring to his mind the verse, "Blessed are ye, when men persecute you... Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad for great it your reward in heaven." Guide him in what to do. I pray that those men would come to a saving knowledge of You.
    Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • Dear God, Please be with Pastor Morris William Ndbila and help him to stay strong through the threats and help hime lead his church to you and help him serve as a testimony to other christians and the muslims around them that his faith in God is unbreakable and no matter what they do his faith wont waver and hopefully muslims will see that and become
    Maddox V - USA
  • Dear God, please be with pastor Morris had that he can recover from the terrible event. I am also praying for the people that did this horrible event and that they can learn about God and not persecute Christians. Amen.
    Ryan K - USA
  • Dear God, please be with Pastor Morris and his family. He's gone through struggling times but please be with him. Also, please be with the people who did it to him. They're also going through rough times Lord and they need your guidance. Please be with the church as they must be feeling sorrow from this event. Lift their souls and give them peace. Amen
    Anjali D - USA
  • Dear Lord, please be with pastor morris and his church. please provide protection from the persecutors . Please help him to keep sharing his faith to the people around him. please be with the men who persecuted him, help them to come to know you and to stop persecuting the church.
    joseph v - USA
  • Lord give this pastor courage and strength to get through this. He lives his life for you and is hurt for it. give him your abounding peace and love as he goes through this trial. Help his faith to become stronger than ever and help him to continue living for you. Amen
    Anna V - USA
  • Dear God, please be with Pastor Morris as he has gone through rough times and help him to trust You. Please be with the people that did this to him. Also, help Pastor Morris to still teach and minister to all of the people that look up to him. Give him peace and confidence to keep on teaching your mighty and righteous works. Amen.
    Kaeli H - USA
  • Dear God, please be with Pastor Morris's church. Let them feel your presence even in this hard time. Be with Pastor Morris wherever he is. Give him your peace and help him to have love for his enemies. Be with his persecutors as well, help them to come to know you and give up their old ways. In your name, amen.
    emily l - USA
  • Dear God, Please help Pastor Morris to continue to minister even when it is hard. Help him to encourage others to stand up for their faith. Help those that persecute him, help them to come to know You and to feel Your presence. You are an Almighty God that can do anything. Amen.
    Anne K - USA
  • Dear Lord, We are so thankful for the work pastors do for us. They spread the gospel to many people and this is what they get for it. Please let The church and the pastor know that God has a plan even though it may not look like it. God is good. Amen
    Nate B - USA
  • Please be with Morris William Ndbila as he leads his church in the one true God. Thank you for giving him the courage to step out in faith, and trusting God that his life has a purpose. Thank you for Morris and his willingness to be persecuted for you, because I know that Morris has a great deal more faith than me.Keep up the good work Morris God Bless
    Sam B - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Pastor Morris William Ndbila, his family & his congregation: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they stay strong in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. May the pastor be given full recovery from the attack. Bring the young men responsible to repentance. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Lord God, show your grace to these attackers. Be a comfort and shield to pastor Ndbila and his church. Give them a strong testimony of you to their community. For the sake of your name.
    Rachel Albro H - USA
  • "But I trust in you, O Lord ; I say, "You are my God." My times are in your hand; rescue me from the hand of my enemies and from my persecutors!"
    Psalms 31:14"-"15
    Lord, thank You for sparing our brother Morris's life. Please protect them & fill them with Your own love for enemies. Send dreams & visions of Jesus to violent men, and godly sorrowrepent
    Carrie H - USA
  • Holy Father, bless Pastor Morris as he heals from his injuries. May his faithfulness to You be a light that draws these angry young men to You, and out of darkness. May the Spirit convict them of their need for You and come to know You like Pastor Morris. Bring reconciliation to everyone, through Jesus Christ and His sacrifice. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Father, thank You for Pastor Morris. Please help him to fully recover from the attack and please keep him safe. I pray for forgiveness and I pray for healing. Please help the men who attacked him find You so that they may know the truth and be free. Please fill Pastor Morris with Your Holy Spirit. In the Name of Yeshua I pray, Amen.
    Kia W - USA
  • Father God, please bless Pastor Morris and his congregation! increase their faith and help them to love and forgive those who persecute them! Do not allow them to be run off or discouraged, but to reach out to those in the community so that all can see Your love through their faith and persistence in glorifying You! In Jesus name, Amen
    Kim S - USA
  • Father in Jesus name I pray that you would heal Pastor Morris' body, mind and soul. I know he feels your closeness and your love because you are a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Convict and save the boys who did this evil. I rebuke such an attack from ever happening again in Jesus name. I speak the life of Jesus into a world of hatered.
    VIRGINIA K - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Pastor Morris William Ndbila, his family & his congregation: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they stand firm in faith, committed to Christ. In particular, give the pastor full recovery from trauma. Bring his attackers to repentance. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Lord, thank you for the faithfulness of Pastor Morris. Please keep him and the members of his congregation safe. Help them to forgive and continue to show your love to their neighbors. I lift up the young men who attacked the pastor and pray you will change their hearts, bringing them to repentance and faith in you.
    Wendy C - USA
  • Heavenly Father your church is being assualted more and more as the day of your return approaches. Heal the pastor and may the young men who attacked him come to know you.
    Betty A - USA
  • Father please give safety and protection to Pastor Morris and his family and his congregation, and bring his attackers to Christ. Thank you. In Jesus' name, amen.
    Rollin P - USA
  • Father, I pray for physical and emotional healing for Pastor Ndbila. Draw those who attacked him to Yourself. Help him to forgive his persecutors. Give him a strong awareness of Your presence and an eternal perspective. Strengthen his faith and his witness. Speak to his heart with the knowledge that others are praying for him. In Jesus name, amen
    Sheron L - USA
  • Father, it sounds as though Pastor Morris wasn't seriously injured during the attack and I thank You for that. I pray that the Holy Spirit would convince and convict these young Muslim men that Pastor Morris has a true relationship with "the way, the truth and the life" and that following Allah is a pathway of error and separation from the living God.
    Patrick V - USA
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