Mary Gardner, 59, a British Bible Translator for Wycliffe who works in Togo, was killed by a bomb at a Bus stop In Jerusalem yesterday.
The articles I found say that this is the first bombing in Jerusalem in four years, and while many were injured, Mary was the only casualty. “We hoped these days were gone, but I didn’t really believe they were over,” said Aviad Hadad, 18, who was inside the bus station when the blast occurred. ”
In Togo (West Africa), she and her team finished the Ife New Testament in 2009, and she was in Jerusalem for 6 months of Hebrew studies. Having just visited Jerusalem myself, this is understandably close to home. I didn’t know her, but there are 2 people here in Ouaga from Togo who do.
Please pray for Mary’s Parents, Jerusalem, the Branch in Togo…and peace in general as we mourn her loss.