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#1 AmyontheFarm

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 01:14 AM

The following message came through our homeschool chain.  When I get more info, I'll post again. Urgent prayer request - an homeschooling/missionary family in Central America needs urgent prayer - their eleven-year-old son has been kidnapped.

#2 Catwoman

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 01:15 AM

Oh no!!!!

Praying for his quick and safe return!!!

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 01:18 AM

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#4 Melissa in Australia

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 04:24 AM

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#5 SRGS

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 05:31 AM

!! I'll be praying and watching for more news.

#6 Mama Geek

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 05:37 AM

I'll be praying.

#7 Lanny

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 05:38 AM

What country are they in? If they are U.S. Citizens, they should immediately contact the ACS (American Citizen Services) office, in the U.S. Embassy in that country.  And, obviously, notify the national police in their area. Hopefully, they have already done both of those things...



#8 clarkacademy

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 05:56 AM

prayers I hope he is found



#9 PrincessMommy

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 06:10 AM

Lord have mercy!   Praying.



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:03 AM

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:05 AM

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#12 Lilaclady

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:05 AM

Praying

#13 AmyontheFarm

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:27 AM

URGENT PRAYER REQUEST!

We have just been alerted by Allen and Trish Sowers (missionaries in Honduras) that their 12 year old son, Ben, was kidnapped today. He was with his mother, Trish, in the car when this happened at gunpoint. A ransom has been demanded....

Please be in prayer for this family and especially in prayer for the safe and quick return of Ben....

And pray that they may be delivered from wicked and evil men, for not everyone has faith. But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect Ben and his family from the evil one.
2 Thessalonians 3:2-4

We will update as we receive news...

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:34 AM

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:35 AM

Praying here.



#16 Bensmom

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:38 AM

Praying! Please keep us posted.

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:44 AM

Praying. I hope we hear some good news soon!

 

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:52 AM

Words cannot express my horror and sympathy for this family.  Anguished prayers have been sent... :grouphug:



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:54 AM

Praying for Ben. :(

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 09:51 AM

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 09:56 AM

Praying!

 



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 10:02 AM

Poor little guy. I hope they get him back soon. Praying for his safe return.

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 10:04 AM

Omgosh! Many prayers!

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 10:04 AM

Praying...this poor family.  



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 10:10 AM

Praying :(

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 10:12 AM

Praying!  How horrible. 



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 10:36 AM

:grouphug: You read about it, but you can't imagine it. Prayers!



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 11:06 AM

I clicked on this thread hoping for a happy update, but this is just awful. :(

Still praying here.

#29 transientChris

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 11:08 AM

Praying here.



#30 KayT

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 11:13 AM

Prayers for his safe return.



#31 Tammyla

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 11:15 AM

Poor kid. :grouphug:



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 11:18 AM

:grouphug: My heart is aching for this precious child and his family. Praying for his safe return & strength for his family! :grouphug:

 



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 11:55 AM

Praying!!



#34 smfmommy

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 12:05 PM

Praying for safety and peace.



#35 OK Family

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 12:25 PM

I prayed!

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 12:27 PM

Praying.

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 01:03 PM

I truly can't imagine. My heart aches for this family and for Ben.  Praying.



#38 AmyontheFarm

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 01:11 PM

Sonlight users, a friend wrote: "It's Trish Sowers' son, Ben. She's not local - she's a Sonlight curriculum user - I know her through the Sonlight forums for many years.

 

If anyone hears an update, please share it here.



#39 AmyontheFarm

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 01:22 PM

From The Foundation group, As of this morning, the situation in Honduras is still going on and still needs your prayer....Ben is ok....please keep praying for this family, those supporting them and those that have Ben!



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 01:22 PM

My heart aches.   I was afraid that was the location--it's the country where I grew up and my family lived for 16 years.  This is a commonplace occurrence, and it's almost always for ransom.  We know two cases personally, one kidnapping which was averted and one in which the 14 yo dd was held for 3 months, but she was miraculously unharmed physically. 

 

Praying for this child.



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 02:11 PM

:grouphug: I remember her from the Sonlight forums.  I just can't imagine.



#42 TheApprentice

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 02:33 PM

Oh no. Praying.



#43 Annie G

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 02:39 PM

I remember her from the Sonlight forums- praying Ben is safely back with his family soon. 



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 02:55 PM

praying



#45 BigMamaBird

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 03:27 PM

Praying for that beautiful child and his parents.



#46 charcat13

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 03:34 PM

Praying for the child and the family.

#47 Jinnah

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 04:00 PM

Praying.



#48 Excelsior! Academy

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 04:08 PM

How horrible! Praying!

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 04:13 PM

Praying for Ben/David.

 

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 04:31 PM

Terrible. Praying here.


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