Chaplain requests prayer during elections


Subject: special prayer request

My name is Lyle Shackelford and I am a

Chaplain in Iraq. As a transportation battalion,

my unit will be delivering the voting machines and

the ballots to villages and cities throughout Iraq

during the upcoming elections. (January 30/31) Our

convoys are prime targets for the insurgents because

they do not want the equipment to arrive at the

polling stations nor do they want the local Iraqi

citizens to have the chance to vote; timely delivery

must occur so that the elections occur. Encourage

your friends and family members and those within our

churches to pray for us and specifically for the

electoral process. I will pray with my soldiers

before they leave on their convoys and move outside

our installation gates here at Tallil. My soldiers

are at the nerve center of the logistic operation to

deliver the voting machines and election ballots.

They will be driving to and entering the arena of

the enemy. This is not a game for them it is a

historical mission that is extremely dangerous. Your

prayer support and God’s intervention are needed.

Thank you for reading this e-mail. Please give

this e-mail a wide dissemination. Thank you for your

prayer support for me and my family. Stand firm in

your battles.

Blessings, CH (CPT) Lyle Shackelford

Battalion Chaplain HHD, 57th Transportation


Providing With Mobility “Keep Em Moving” "Be

strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not

be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you

wherever you go." -Joshua 1:9


Thank you for forwarding this note. I think constantly of the people of Iraq and pray for their safety as well as the safety of our troops. Everyone there is so very brave.

Lisa N


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Keep it going…


I’m happy to pray for Iraq.However,i’ll also be praying that the coming elections in Britain will provide us with politicians who are not so much to the right that they would love to take us back to the days of the British Empire when the unemployed had to be looked after by Church Charities.Neither do we want the type who pretend to be for the Labour Party and strong on Social Issues when,in fact,they are Communist or extremely Liberal.


God Bless the Peacemakers!!


God bless all.



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