Prayer Alerts

Burkina Faso Christians Killed at Church; Refused to Convert to Islam

May 13, 2019

One week after devastating massacres in Sri Lankan churches, Christians in Burkina Faso were killed by Islamists while attending an Assemblies of God church. Two weeks later, a Catholic church was similarly attacked. These were the first direct attacks on churches in the historically religiously tolerant African nation. But in the last two years, waves…

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Asia Bibi Reaches Freedom

May 8, 2019

Asia Bibi finally made it out of Pakistan seven months after being acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court of blasphemy charged. She was forced to live in safe houses after Muslim mobs threatened to kill her and the justices. She is reportedly in Canada where her children are living. Praise God for Asia Bibi’s acquittal and release…

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Sri Lanka Churches Bombed, Massacre on Easter Sunday

April 22, 2019

Islamist terrorists bombed three churches in Sri Lanka packed with Christians celebrating Easter Sunday services. Four hotels and a house were also bombed. Around 253 people were killed and 500 injured. The blasts exploded St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo, St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, and Zion Church in Batticaloa. On Sunday evening, Zion Church posted…

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Pray for Leah Sharibu

April 5, 2019

Leah Sharibu remains a prisoner of Boko Haram – a Nigerian terrorist group pledged to ISIS – because she will not renounce her faith in Jesus Christ. In February, 2018, Boko Haram stormed Leah’s school and abducted 110 schoolgirls. Five girls were killed and 104 were freed. As the girls were put in a vehicle,…

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Pray for Christians in Vietnam

April 3, 2019

Photo credit: Seb Rumsby In the communist country of Vietnam, religious liberty is not a reality. Recent improvements to their laws are not being followed in practice. In particular, local & provincial government officials and police remain harsh-to-violent in their treatment of Christians and other religious groups. Vietnamese authorities have always been extremely suspicious of…

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Pray for Christians in Prison, or worse, in China

February 18, 2019

The pastor of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China Wang Yi, his wife Jiang Rong, and more than 100 church members were arrested in December 2018. Sixty more were arrested later. They are still imprisoned, charged with “inciting subversion”, a crime that carries a penalty of up to 15 years in prison. Other…

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Victory: Asia Bibi’s Acquittal Upheld by Pakistan Supreme Court

January 30, 2019

Pakistan’s highest court re-affirmed that Asia Bibi is not guilty of blasphemy. Pray for her safety. She is free to leave Pakistan, but radical Islamists may always pursue her. Asia Bibi was found innocent of all charges in October 2018. But protesters shut down cities and demanded the Supreme Court review the case – and not allow…

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Egypt’s Silent Epidemic of Kidnapped Christian Girls

January 11, 2019

“An ongoing nightmare in Egypt has gone virtually unnoticed for years. Victims fall silent. Authorities turn a blind eye and religiously-motivated kidnappings are extremely difficult to document,” Lela Gilbert wrote. “But the truth is that Christian women in Egypt face an epidemic of kidnapping, rape, beatings and torture. Innumerable girls and women vanish forever, and even…

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Iran Arrests 9 More Christians After Christmas

January 4, 2019

Iran arrested 9 Christians after Christmas, accusing them of working with foreign agents to spread “corrupt Christian beliefs and ideas.” This follows a “staggering” number of arrests of Christians before Christmas. About 150 Christians were arrested as a “warning” against evangelizing during the Christmas season, a time that causes many Iranians to be attracted to…

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Pray for Syrian Christian Converts

December 28, 2018

Please pray for the persecuted Church, the remnant of believers in Syria who are in immediate and significant danger from jihadi elements present in Turkish forces advancing in Syria. Specifically pray for Christian converts in the area of Kobane. Conversion is forbidden by Islam, and these Kurdish converts will be both isolated and exposed by…

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