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Your prayers for the safety of Matthew Riak, NALC missionary in South Sudan, and St. Luke’s Theological College are urgently needed. We just received the following message from Matthew:

Dear Friends of St. Luke’s,

Greetings friends, Just to inform you that South Sudan is in danger. There is a disagreement within the party of SPLA/SPLM party. then the fighting start last night and fighting is all over the military station in Juba and Bor. This has been since yesterday, and it start since yesterday at 10:00 pm up to now at 7:30 am and I don’t know what will happen in few hours to come. Your prayers are very important at this time for South Sudan, the military has divided into between tribe of Nuer and Dinka. I will let you know in few hours to come, and there is no even out going out at this time.


Click here to learn more about the fighting in South Sudan.