Update on widowed ISIS victim

a couple of weeks ago we featured the brave words of a hurting woman, barbara henning- wife of alan henning, the briton who was being held hostage in syria. this was alan’s 2nd visit to syria to provide relief work to those who were in need. when ISIS threatened that alan’s life would be the next to be taken, barbara reached out with pleas and words from her heart to his attackers. begging them to consider his family and cherish the human life. just a couple of days ago, a video was released that showed the murder of alan henning.

barbara, we are so sorry for your loss. the pain is unfathomable. as sisters, we are lifting you up in prayer and asking that alan’s death be USED for the betterment of the world in which he so desired. may you feel the global sisterhood around you as you mourn the loss of your husband and carry on his legacy of CARE and LOVE.


from the guardian.

Isis video shows murder of British hostage Alan Henning

The Guardian

Islamic State hostage Alan Henning
Alan Henning had been held by Isis since he was taken prisoner in Syria after joining an aid convoy. Photograph: PA

Islamic State militants have released a video depicting the murder of British aid convoy volunteer Alan Henning, three weeks after warning that he would be the next to die.

Henning is the fourth western hostage to have been killed by the group, following the filmed beheadings of US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and Scottish aid worker David Haines.

A further hostage, Hervé Gourdel, from Nice in France, was murdered by Jund al-Khalifa, a group with links to Isis, on 24 September.

The killing comes after the UK launched air strikes against Islamic State (Isis), joining the US and its Arab allies – Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE – which had been targeting the group for several days.

Shortly before the Ministry of Defence announced that the RAF had attacked two Isis targets, the Foreign Office arranged for Henning’s wife Barbara to make a televised appeal for his release…


{photo & article courtesy of theguardian.com}

{lead photo courtesy of raffaele-monti}

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