Meanwhile, another missionary has been kidnapped in Colombia. According to Charisma News 51-year-old Edward Walter Smith of Australia was abducted from a church by a band of armed men on May 14th. According to reports, no ransom demands have been made and no reasons were given for the kidnapping. Smith had worked in the north east coastal region of the country for some 16 years with the Sydney based Australian Missionary Tidings. His wife and 23-year-old daughter are asking for prayer for his safety.