Prayer Alerts

Prayer Alerts

Background:

  • A group of Hindus threatened to burn Swamy and kill his family if he did not stop handing out Bibles
  • After they beat him, he tried to seek refuge at the local police station but the officers didn’t help
  • He is now in the ICU at a local hospital while his family continues to pray for a miracle

Prayer:  

  • Swamy would be healed
  • His family would remain strong in their faith
  • People would come to know Jesus through the Bibles Swamy gave away
  • Salvation for his persecutors

Background:

  • Suzan, a young Coptic woman remains missing after her disappearance last week. T
  • he alleged abduction would be the third kidnapping in a predominantly Christian town
  • Two other young Coptic Christian women disappeared without a trace.

Prayer:  

  • Safety for Susan and the other two kidnapped women
  • They would be released back to their families 

Background:

  • Islamic groups opposed to having a non-Muslim lead the city organized massive demonstrations against Ahok. 
  • Ahok has been sentenced to a two-year prison sentence
  • Indonesian law allows a maximum sentence for blasphemy of five years in prison. 

Prayer:  

  • Ahok’s release
  • Protection and his faith would remain strong 

Background:

  • Asia has been on death row for alleged blasphemy for almost 5 years.
  • Pakistan's Supreme Court will hear Asia's final appeal next week.
  • Asia has been in solitary confinement for the last year. 

Prayer:  

  • Asia’s and her family would be strong in faith. 
  • That Asia would be acquitted

  • For her strength and restoration during and after the hearing

  • For wisdom and protection for Saiful Malook, her lawyer; and for the judges hearing her case

Background: 

  • Pakistani Christians fled to Thailand to escape harsh persecution in Pakistan.
  • In Thailand they are being arrested and detained indefinitely in horrific living conditions. .  

Prayer:   

  • Protection from sickness and disease
  • Release from detention 
  • Faith and encouragement

Background:

  • The four families are the only Christians in the entire village.
  • These families are facing tremendous pressure to leave their Christian faith
  • In a village meeting, they summoned the families and demanded that they return to the Hindu faith. 

Prayer: 

  • Courage and protection for these Christian families.
  • Their faith would remain strong.

Background:

  • Pastor Christopher was relocated twice after an Islamist attack. 
  • He can only visit his family briefly as his life is in danger. 
  • His family is in hiding and have received death threats. 

Prayer:  

  • Courage and protection
  • Pray Christopher will soon be reunited with his family

Backgroud:

  • The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is drafting a “Law on Belief and Religion".
  • It is almost inevitable the new law will disappoint proponents of universal human rights.
  • Vietnam maintains restrictive and controlling managerial policies toward religions that are feared to have political influence.

Prayer:

  • That they would not pass a law that is unfavorable to Christians  

Background:

  • Four Hindus attacked pastor Gandham and threaten to kill him for praying for elderly sick woman
  • Pastor Grandham was able to escape but is struggling with severe pain and high blood pressure.

Prayer:  

  • Pastor and his family would remain strong in their faith
  • For his strength and health to improve
  • Salvation for his persecutors

 

Background:

  • Andrew Brunson was arrested on Dec. 8 on false charges
  • A Turkish court has denied his appeal for release.
  • Andrew is a Muslim Turk who's trying to help Christians and other religious minorities in his country

Prayer:  

  • Andrew would be released from prison
  • He and his family would remain strong in their faith

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