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This is extremely concerning for Christians and intercessors.

From Fox Business. JPMorgan Chase Bank allegedly closed the bank account of a religious freedom nonprofit and demanded a list of its donors as a condition to have the account reinstated.

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The bank account of the National Committee for Religious Freedom (NCRF), which is a nonpartisan, multi-faith nonprofit founded by former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback, was recently closed without explanation, Brownback told FOX Business.

“We went into a Chase branch in the District of Columbia to open an account, no problem,” Brownback said. “Then, several weeks later, I went to put another deposit in the account, and they said, ‘Your account has been canceled, we’ll be sending your money back to you.'” …

“The people said the decision was made at the corporate level, it’s secret, we’re not going to tell you why, and it’s irrevocable,” Brownback said. “We were just stunned.” He also penned an op-ed for The Washington Examiner last week detailing the situation.

In his op-ed, Brownback alleged that a Chase employee reached out to the nonprofit and said Chase would reconsider doing business with the nonprofit if it would provide a donor list, a list of political candidates it intended to support and a full explanation of the criteria by which it would endorse them.

When reached for comment, a spokesperson for Chase told FOX Business, “Of course, I’m not able to speak about confidential client matters. But what I can say is we have never and would never exit a client relationship due to their political or religious affiliation.”

Brownback provided FOX Business with the Sept. 27 letter he sent to Chase CEO Jamie Dimon demanding answers for the account closure. Brownback noted he has yet to hear back from the billionaire businessman who recently testified before Congress about the importance of religious freedom. …

[Brownback] also noted that he has lately communicated with dozens of similar groups whose identity he said he was not at liberty to disclose, but whose platforms he said skew conservative.

“We’ve just heard of way too many groups and entities, particularly religious-associated ones, that have been canceled by their providers,” Brownback said. “And we want to start seeing some of these cases investigated.” His organization plans to appeal to state attorneys general to get involved.

Brownback, who was “stunned” by the situation, told FOX Business he worries about discrimination against people of faith in the U.S. and other Western countries. …

Rabbi Yaakov Menken, a member of NCRF who also serves as managing director of the Coalition for Jewish Values, echoed Brownback’s concern, telling FOX Business that Chase’s action against NCRF is a potential symptom of major institutions closing in on people of faith.

How are you praying for the NCRF and organizations like it? Share your prayers and scriptures below.

(Excerpt from Fox Business. Photo Credit: Canva)

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Allena Jordan
October 17, 2022

And Father, help us to look for alternative banking systems that don’t discriminate. Or, even better, raise up Your people to establish them. Thank You for glorifying Yourself in this. Amen.

Jane Fain
October 17, 2022

JPMorgan Chase Bank! It doesn’t surprise me. That arrogant “DEEP STATE” bank that believes it can through it’s weigh around. I would put my money in a Christ- friendly place, where it will do the most good. That other bank JPMorgan, I wouldn’t trust them. For all you know later on they might wind up losing your money. Banks are becoming more and more unreliable.

October 16, 2022

Fater God Almighty, Your/our enemy is running scared because of how You are turning the tide of your great nation and therefore they are turning to scare tactics to stop red tidal wave coming their way. 🙏🙏🙏🌲

Marie Zakaluk
October 16, 2022

Jehovah we plead with you to forgive our nation as individuals and groups for denying Who You are and what You can do for those who love you and also for those who deny You….Perhaps we need to suffer in order to become strong leaders. Help us, O Lord, that we, as individuals and corporately, might be wholly committed to You. We pray, as You taught us, “Your kingdom come; Your will be done /
on earth as it is in heaven. In the name of Jesus, Amen.

P.S. Please fill us with Your Holy Spirit that we may follow You!


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