UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Pray that UAE believers will grow in faith and the church will increase in number.
Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been detained following a violent raid on his home in Rasht by the police on the morning of 22 July. Police smashed the front door of the pastor’s home, punched the pastor and his teenaged son Daniel, and used electrical batons
House churches in Beijing issued a statement on 23 July expressing their dissatisfaction with the Chinese government. The churches, which include the Beijing Achievement Church and the Beijing Holy Mountain Church, convey three main points in the statement. The first point detailed the constitutional legitimacy
Following the June election, the president issued several decrees that will affect Christians in Turkey. According to a Turkish pastor, meetings in homes are now illegal. Though the law may be intended to hinder Islamic sectarian meetings, it will definitely hinder Christians meeting as well.
LAOS Pray for the physical health of believers living and serving in unhealthy conditions.
MAURITANIA Pray for VOM’s safe house and that needs both spiritual and physical are met.
YEMEN Pray that Muslims will see the fallacies of Islam and embrace the one true God.
JORDAN Pray that VOM-supported refugee centres will be highly effective in advancing God’s kingdom.
SAUDI ARABIA Pray for believers who are frequently arrested, imprisoned and tortured for their faith.
TANZANIA Pray that believers in Zanzibar will continue to grow despite efforts to eliminate Christianity.
SAUDI ARABIA Pray that Saudi Arabians who experience dreams and visions of Christ will come to know Him.
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Leah Sharibu is still being held by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram. It has been 120 days since the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls. Sadly, Leah Sharibu, the only Christian girl among them, is still in
Several houses belonging to Coptic Christians in Minbal village in the Mattay region of Minya governorate in Upper Egypt, were attacked by a mob on 9 July, following the publication of a Facebook post which was deemed to be offensive to Islam. The mob threw
American pastor Andrew Brunson’s hopes of being released from jail in Turkey have been dashed yet again. Yesterday, a judge ordered Pastor Andrew to remain behind bars, despite intense international lobbying raising hopes he would be freed. Turkey has just declared an end to the
ERITREA Pray for the health, faith and eventual release of Christians imprisoned for their faith.
KYRGYZSTAN Pray for VOM’s production and distribution of evangelistic materials.
Asim and Zarah followed separate paths to faith in Christ, but when their paths converged in Cairo, Egypt, they became one in service to the Lord. The science lectures Asim was hearing at university didn’t seem to agree with his family’s Muslim faith. Doubtful and
Walid hated his Christian co-worker so much that he planned to kill him. But a bold act of love set him on a new course — directly to Christ. Listening to his co-worker Haytham sing Christian worship songs for several days while painting a house
SYRIA Pray for Syrian believers as they continue to endure unimaginable trials.
Duhra was born into unhappiness. Abandoned by her father at birth, and resented by her mother, Duhra was left with her devout Muslim grandmother while her mother went overseas to work. Feeling abandoned by her parents, Duhra prayed to Allah for help: “I need a