Dr. Samuel Thomas has been an amazing example of Christ and His love for the outcasts. His organization, Hopegivers International, is caring for more than 10,000 children through their orphanages. They work among the lepers and the poor. Yet Thomas and his dad M.A. Thomas face constant death threats and persecution, which have been intensifying this year. Now the news has come out that the Indian government has arrested Sam Thomas at gun point, with his father going into hiding.

Please pray for the Thomas family, Hopegivers, their orphanages and seminaries, but having met Dr. Thomas I know his prayer would be for God’s will to be done and for God to receive glory. He is ready and willing to die for his faith and his Savior. He is an example and an encouragement to Christians around the world.