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Father, we ask that You grant favor and honor, not accusation and attacks, for this believer. Let this be a powerful witness that opens the eyes of unbelievers and gives courage to Your people, Lord.

Whenever a believer stands up for the truth, we should support them in prayer. Let’s pray for protection for this woman and others like her. In fact, did you see the comments on Why the Whole World Is Paying Attention to One Woman? People are speaking out and standing up for truth and losing their jobs and their reputations. We need to uphold them in prayer.

From Fox News. California childcare teacher sued her former employer last week after she was allegedly terminated and mistreated because of her religious objection to reading books to children featuring same-sex couples.

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Nelli Parisenkova, who is being represented by lawyers with the Thomas More Society, worked four years at Bright Horizons Children’s Center in Studio City and cared for children aged five and younger, according to the complaint she filed Thursday in the Superior Court of California.

The lawsuit claims Parisenkova was aware of such LGBT-themed material at the Studio City location of the largest child care company in the U.S., but at first had not been required to read them. …

Parisenkova’s situation changed in April when Katy Callas, who is director of the location, learned of Parisenkova’s religious objections to the material, refused her request for a religious accommodation, and ultimately created a hostile work environment that led to her termination, according to the complaint.

The complaint explained how for Parisenkova, who is “a devout Christian,” reading such books to children “would violate her religious beliefs and constitute promotion of intimate relationships and choices that are contrary to the teachings of her faith.”

“Parisenkova formally requested a religious accommodation from Bright Horizons that aligned with her prior informally granted request. Bright Horizons responded by categorically denying the request,” the suit said. …

“Instead, Bright Horizons issued a counseling memo with false statements, terminated her life insurance benefits, required her to complete retraining in diversity issues, and encouraged her to resign her position,” the suit alleged. “Ms. Parisenkova could not return to work without an accommodation; so, Bright Horizons terminated her employment.”

The suit slaps Bright Horizons and its staff with several charges, including unlawful retaliation, failure to prevent discrimination and harassment, religion-based harassment, wrongful termination, failure to accommodate, unlawful constructive discharge and disparate treatment. …

How are you praying for Parisenkova and others like her who have been persecuted for their faith? Share your prayers and scriptures below.

(Excerpt from Fox News. Photo Credit: Elyssa Fahndrich on Unsplash)

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Glynn Carbonaro
October 22, 2022

The Bible says that religious persecution will come.. May the Lord continue to strengthen and bless Ms Parisenkova for her bravery to stand for what she believes. May we all glean from her example. Help us Lord Jesus!

Glynn Carbonaro
October 22, 2022

The Bible says that religious persecution will come.. May the Lord continue to strengthen and bless Ms Parisenkova for her bravery to stand for what she believes. May we all glean from her example. Help us Lord Jesus!

October 20, 2022

HALLELUJAH for this good woman Father. Bless, protect and uphold her and all that is Godly and right.

Christina J. Ashton
October 20, 2022

I thank God for this teacher standing up for truth!!! and her beliefs in God, My Pastor and my friends will be praying for her vindication and restoration in the Name of Jesus!!
No weapon formed against her will prosper!!! Every tongue that rises up in judgement against her will be condemned!! God said ” touch not My anointed!!! God is her vindicator!!
Father God, in the Name of Jesus protect this woman and fight her battles for her Oh Lord. Send Your angels to fight for her also. Vindicate her Oh Lord and restore to her all that the enemy stole from her but double her former prosperity in Jesus Name Amen

Phil Summers
October 19, 2022

Ms Parisenkova,
Just wanted to let you know you have many many believers
standing with you in this travesty of justice and travesty of ill legal unconstitutional acts in the name of woke ism. One thing leads to another then another then another. They start off with the relationships of same sex couples, then they go to gender confusion, Body mutilation, castration, pills and drugs to change the Childrens sexual hormones, etc, etc.

We bless you while at the same time we come against this daycare group in the Mighty Name of King Jesus.

We further Decree that Bright (dark) Horizions has lost this
Lawsuit. We decree total victory for you, total defeat for bright
horizons. We place their attorneys in confusion and unpreparedness and total disarray..
Blessings of peace, protection, and safety upon you and all your house. May you have extreme Favor while they have
Extreme Justice in Jesus Name, Amen.

Eilene Norman
October 19, 2022

Exactly who gave these schools the right to say what children would be taught? I don’t believe that parents ever handed over their rights to their childrens education to the government or anyone else. This overstepping of bounds and authority must be brought to a full and complete stop immediately. Too often those in positions of power think that being in that position somehow gives them the say so over everything, if that were true then we need and must start dismantling those positions. I have never in my life voted to give or acquiesce my rule and/or authority over myself or my family to any other human being or entity or government. Therefore, it is beyond time to put a stop to these power grabbing people and governments. If they are assuming powers not delegated to them then it’s time to dismantle and destroy them altogether. We must never allow others to usurp authority over us as, by Almighty God’s Grace, we are a free people.
Thank you

Vivian Cruickshank
October 19, 2022


Mary Ann Canfijn
October 19, 2022

Thanking God for Ms. Parisenkovas’s courage. And praying that she will remain Standing
as a Standard Bearer, with grace and compassion and fortitude — to the glory of God!

October 19, 2022

Father God,
In the name of Jesus I ask for Your justice to prevail in this case. Amen.

Roger Hall
October 18, 2022

This is only a drop in the bucket of what Christians can expect in the coming years. Let us pray for courage and resolve in the face of this evil.

October 18, 2022

This case and the mounting cases we seem to hear about almost every day should also reveal to parents the extent the enemy is employing to corrupt and pervert their child, even our little ones. I wonder how many parents were aware that their K-5 child was being exposed to this type of material. The parents of Bright Horizon should have been up in arms and come along side this teacher to support her stance and convictions.

Similar to how the enemy seems to have his army operating with one demonic mind and purpose (many of the teachers that are guilty of promoting this material belong to that perverse community), we as God’s representatives need to be of one mind and Spirit ( 1 Peter 3:8; 1 Cor 3:1-3). Let us continue to pray for my Sister and also as we go to the voting polls in the next couple weeks, let us vote in people who reflect the mind of Christ and not satan.

Jessica Renshaw
October 18, 2022

So thankful for Nelli Parisenkova’s stand, that she would not read material to children that is an abomination to Almighty God, that she refused to capitulate to “complete retraining in diversity issues”–the communist method of forcing conformity to evil–that she pushed back, taking advantage of her American liberties of conscience to sue for damages and re-enstatement, with rightful religious accommodation.
Thank You, God, for giving us those rights in this country. Help us to keep them, use them, and please give Nelli favor to win her case. Thank you, Nelli, that you are an inspiration to us by increasing and strengthening our faith and confidence and courage to do the same when our turn comes.

October 18, 2022

We bind our faith together that this will be so. We declare & decree favor on her behalf and that she will come out victorious in Jesus name.

October 18, 2022

Thank you, Lord, for those like this woman who are bold enough to stand up for the children, even in the risk of losing their jobs! I also think you she’s bold enough to press charges so that the public can know what’s going on, and so the company is forced to make right choices. I pray that she will have fair & righteous judges and that she is compensated for her loss of time & money!

    October 18, 2022

    We bind our faith together that this will be so. We declare & decree favor on her behalf and that she will come out victorious in Jesus name.

October 18, 2022

Thank you Lord for the boldness of Parisenkova. We ask that You would continue to help her to stand and that she would be an example to believers everywhere. Continue to provide for her financially and grant her favor in the lawsuit. Your will be done. In Jesus Name, Amen.

October 18, 2022

Thankful for the conviction of the Holy Spirit in this women’s life and that You Father would go before her in Your Son’s name, amen 🙏

Linda Vaughan
October 18, 2022

Father God, we thank you for this teacher’s courage and strength!

We pray favor & blessing over her & her family. We pray for spiritual, financial & emotional protection. We ask you to give her victory in this lawsuit!

We pray for others like her to raise their voice for You!

We pray for our kids & young people who are being influenced & harmed by these ideologies.

We pray for deliverance please!

Thank You for hearing & answering my prayers! In Jesus Mighty Name, Amen!

May May

Cody U Watson
October 18, 2022

God bless the Thomas More Society and may Nelli sense her Lord’s pleasure as she stands for truth. Matthew 5:10-12

Linda Adams
October 18, 2022

So proud of this woman. May God bless you and win your lawsuit.

October 18, 2022

Dear GOD – I pray for this teacher for standing up for her Faith. I pray that You protect her and all Christian teachers. There is so much evil in this world and is threatening our young children in their schools. The teachings and things that are now being taught are really getting out of hand. I pray that schools/teachers teach the basic school subjects and leave sexuality out of it.

October 18, 2022

My prayers for you, Nelli Parisenkova, as you are truly a leader for our children today. I am sorry you were terminated because of your religious beliefs. You are a strong Christian and we need more like yourself to stand up to this immoral society and to guide our children, and their parents, and everyone to God! Thank you, Thank You, Nelli.

Karen Greer
October 18, 2022

Father we lift up your child to you. We pray for your vindication over her and we pray that it will set a precedent that spares Christians in this nation of persecution. Thank you for the lawyers her backing her up. I pray that you give them great authority in Jesus name amen

October 18, 2022

Thank you, Father, for Nelli Parisenkova, a believer, speaking your truth with boldness and grace. Father, place a hedge of protection around her, be with her and her family, and give her attorneys the courage, words, and actions to uphold your truth. In Jesus name, amen.

October 18, 2022

Will be praying for her. She is strong and right in her convictions. It is very hard when people are so pushy with their convictions but can’t seem to hear another persons convictions. This has become a one way street with those in this system who are trying to target our children!! Disgusting.

Elizabeth Dailey
October 18, 2022

Lord I pray for this teacher for standing up to the truth and honoring you. Please protect her and all Christian teachers. Please stop the madness and the evilness within the schools and all the school boards across our country. In Jesus Name I pray.

October 18, 2022

Thank you for your commitment to standing up to evil by refusing to poison children’s minds.
I hope you feel the prayers we offer on your behalf.
Christ’s love, mercy, and grace to you always.

Susan CC
October 18, 2022

Psalm 91, “The Protection of the Most High” https://biblehub.com/hcsb/psalms/91.htm
2 Corinthians 1:20 For all the promises of God are “Yes” in Christ. And so through Him, our “Amen” is spoken to the glory of God.

Heavenly Father, Nelli Parisenkova is devoted to You. She identifies herself with Jesus Christ. We join her in seeking Your protection, she is in trouble. We seek her liberation from this injustice just as You liberated her through Salvation. I AGREE with YOUR WORD and I BELIEVE, “Because Nelli loves You, You will deliver her; because she knows Your name, You will protect her. When Nelli calls out to You, You will answer her; You will be with her in trouble. You will deliver Nelli and honor her. With long life You will satisfy Nelli and show her Your salvation.” I believe in Jesus Christ. I believe in all Your promises in Him. I say, “yes and amen” to Your Glory Father.

Gail Wood
October 18, 2022

Nelli Parisenkova ,
God bless you and I know that so many people appreciate your sacrifice for standing against what Christ says is wrong. You will also feel the many prayers that we are putting up for you. When God’s children pray,our prayers are placed into golden bowls and when they are full they will tip over and our beautiful Lord will spill all of those prayers of blessing all over you.
You have taken a stand against evil and God sees your sacrifice and He is going to bless you greatly.
God’s children are persecuted in the workplace all of the time and I am no exception, There was a time that I prayed and begged God to get me out of a teaching position. I had been attacked from every side and I saw just how wicked those without Jesus in their life could be.
Taking a stand for Christ, and saying no to evil is always the right thing to do. I was mercifully removed from that position and have been at peace since then. I forgave those who were so cruel because it set me free and it helped me not to hold them in bondage. My prayer is still that one day,they will come to know Jesus.
I know that Nelli Parisenkova has taken a step forward and taken a step for Christ that will bring her peace and allow God to show her what purposes He has for her life and for the lives of all of those who take a stand for righteousness.
Without people like Nelli there will be no change but because she and all of us who have taken and will continue to take a stand for Christ, we are going to be victorious for the kingdom of heaven.
The future belongs to the children and these children and all young people are the trophy that Satan and this current administration is bent on winning and destroying!
God is not a liar and He can not go back on His word. He said that no weapon formed against us could prosper. He said that when we prayed His word out into the atmosphere that it would fulfill that purpose for which it was sent and that He would never allow His word to fall back to the ground empty and unanswered. He said that if He was for us then who could be against us that would count ?
These young children were not aborted like so many but had parents who chose to have them,so Satan tries to destroy these innocent children through every evil and vile purpose that He can.
He seems to forget that He already lost the battle. God’s children have read the Bible and we know the ending.
Satan ! We win ! You are the failure and you can never win because God has children like Nelli Parisenkova.

Father God ,
We pray in Jesus Holy name for Nelli and all of Your children who have lost their jobs and those who will in future because they refuse to do Satan’s work.
We ask that You give them peace and direction Lord, and that life that You said that You planned for them. A life with a purpose and a future in You, by You and for You.
We praise You Lord for surrounding Nelli and all of Your children with love and peace and for direction that leads us to Your purpose for us that we may glorify You in all that we do. May You alone Father,be glorified!

    Susan CC
    October 18, 2022

    Amen, Gail Wood! Amen,Amen, Amen,Amen, Amen,Amen, Amen,Amen, Amen,Amen!

Connie Segeleon
October 18, 2022

Dear Gracious God, please protect all whom believe in your ways and are being persecuted for Satan’s way. You have power over all and are our God and you are more powerful than Satan could ever be. Please hear this prayer. Amen

Joseph Sullens
October 18, 2022

We are truly living in the time when good is being called evil and evil good.
There was a time when exposing children to any kind of sexual content or sexually oriented material would have resulted in charges child abuse. Children aged five and under should NEVER be exposed to this kind of material!
Katy Callas should also be charged with sexual harassment!
Father God, we repent of not taking more aggressive action to curb the LGBTQ agenda and for keeping silent on these issues.
We lift up and affirm Nelli Parisenkova for taking a stand for righteousness, truth, and for You. This matter has already been tried in Your courts and Your judgement will be rendered.
We pray for the success of her lawsuit, we pray that you would convict the judge hearing this case of sin, righteousness, and judgement and that a judgement be issued to protect other believers from this kind of abusive behavior.
We further declare and decree that Bright Horizons shall be taken over by You and their leaders be replaced by those who will stand up against the Satanic assault against the innocent lives of our children.
We pray for revival in our land to tear down Satanic strongholds and institutions and crush them into powder in Yeshua’s Name!
We declare that the battle belongs to the Lord and that the victory has already been won!
We further declare and decree that righteousness and justice will be restored!
In Yeshua’s mighty Name we pray. AMEN!

    Susan CC
    October 18, 2022

    “We pray for revival in our land to tear down Satanic strongholds and institutions and crush them into powder in Yeshua’s Name!
    We declare that the battle belongs to the Lord and that the victory has already been won!
    We further declare and decree that righteousness and justice will be restored!
    In Yeshua’s mighty Name we pray. AMEN!” Joseph Sullens

    Joseph, your words reminded me of the messages I read from these men of God: these are just snippets….

    “Many of us in this room have seen our nations under a huge demonic assault. It’s like the enemy has come in a surprising way. But God, I said, Lord, why are you allowing this? And I thought He said, “ It is because I want to lay the axe to the roots. And if I answered everyone’s prayers the way they were praying and cut off a little here and pruned a little there, the roots would still be there. But I wanted to expose the roots of wickedness, of unrighteousness, of injustice, so that people could realize how deep and how strong the roots were. And I want to lay the axe to the roots.” This is a time for that. Another term we can use for that is turning back the battle at the gates.” Rick Riding, Succot Hallel

    “The world only sees the headlines from hell, yet the gospel of the kingdom is advancing. God will not stop until “all nations” hear the gospel.” Francis Frangipane

    Amen Joseph. Amen Rick. Amen Francis. To God be the Glory!

October 18, 2022

Thank you Parisenkova, you are a brave and honorable women.
This is how we win, and win we will !there are more with you than against you !
Be of good cheer as our God’s plan is in action as we speak, celebration is in order, the enemy is defeated and we get our God’s presence on earth, our country back, and those that don’t know Him will seek you out for they will know , you know Him !
One in Christ,

Bernadine Reid
October 18, 2022

We decree and declare that we the Church are rising up on the Mountain of Education. NOW!

    October 18, 2022

    As the scripture teaches, `Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. ‘ (Prov. 22:6.)


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