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Central African Republic
Christians living in Muslim areas face violence and discrimination. Pray for those who cannot send sick family members to hospital because of their faith.
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Amos and Esther’s village was attacked by Boko Haram. Pray for healing from the trauma they experienced and for God’s peace to reign in their lives.
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Ethiopia (Sunday Prayer)
Pray for Fatuma, the wife of a local evangelist. She was severely beaten for sharing her faith. As a result, she lost her unborn baby. Pray for God’s comfort and that, despite the suffering they’ve endured, they will continue to believe Jesus is worth it.
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Dinsafa was forced into a Muslim marriage after he left Islam to follow Jesus. Pray for his wife to come to know Jesus as Lord.
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Anne Marie (23) was rejected from her family and community when she became a Christian. Pray she listens to God’s voice above the abuse she faces daily.
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Paul* was forced to flee when his family admitted him to a psychiatric hospital for his faith. Pray that his faith in Jesus is only strengthened.
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Samuel* (24) was rejected from his community when he became a Christian. Even though he is isolated, pray for God to help him provide for his family.
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Since Isaiah (20) became a Christian, his community has put pressure on his family to execute him. Pray that his family comes to know Jesus.
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Pray for Rekha*, her husband doesn’t let her go to church or meet with other believers. He also beats her for her faith.
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Nigeria (Sunday Prayer)
Pray for the thousands of women in Nigeria who have been abducted and forced into marriage by Boko Haram. Those who return home experience social exclusion and ongoing trauma. Pray for healing, and for trauma care programs that bring the gospel to these women.
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Christians from a Muslim background worship in secret and risk imprisonment and torture. Pray that despite persecution, the church continues to grow.
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Pray for the government of Sudan, that God will speak to the leaders of the country and have His way in this nation.
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A pastor’s church was destroyed and his four-year-old was assaulted. Pray for healing and that God will sustain them as they build His Church.
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A pastor was falsely accused of sexual assault. He has been acquitted but now is struggling financially and emotionally. Pray for God’s peace as he continues his ministry.
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As the situation for Christians has worsened, pray for the elections this year and that the Indian government becomes open to the gospel.
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Pray for a pastor from northern India. His village is pressuring him to stop all church services. His father and brothers have also been arrested for their faith.
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Niger (Sunday Prayer)
Keisha fell pregnant after she was drugged and assaulted. The mother of her attacker is offering to pay for the baby’s needs if Keisha marries her son and converts to Islam. Pray for wisdom, strength and peace for Keisha and her family.
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A Christian man was attacked by his family because he refused to deny Jesus. Pray for him and his wife as they take refuge in their pastor’s house.
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A group of Christian men were arrested during a prayer meeting and received large fines. Pray God provides for them and strengthens their faith.
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Each week, Christians share the gospel with people with a disability living in a group centre. New management at the centre is opposing this ministry. Pray for God’s wisdom.
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Praise God, 200 mp3 players with Bible teachings and songs were distributed to the persecuted church in Laos. Pray God’s Word doesn’t return void.
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Many rural Christians are illiterate, making it hard to get a job. Pray that Christians can receive an education and earn an income for their family.
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One of our local partners, Tanh* helps persecuted Christians living in rural areas. Pray for safety and compassion as he travels to meet them.
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Philippines (Sunday Prayer)
After Islamic extremists seized the city of Marawi last year, Christians in this part of the Philippines continue to live amongst violence. Many have grown numb to the trauma and danger they face daily. Pray for discernment and safety.
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Pray for the Maldives to become open to the gospel. Pray that many would come to know Jesus, and for the local church to grow.
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When Esther* (13) left Islam to follow Jesus, she was sent to a Muslim school. Esther still sneaks out to church. Pray for her family to come to know Jesus.
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Democratic Republic of Congo
David (13) was forced to flee his home after he was baptised. Pray that the church will care for David and that his mother will meet Jesus.
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Pray for North Korea and that leader Kim Jong-Un will come to know Jesus. Also pray for the funds needed to continue supporting the underground church.