Prayer Alerts

Prayer Alerts

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:

  • 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:

  • Three Christian sanitary workers were ordered to unblock sewerage lines.
  • Due to a poisonous gas leak, all three men fell unconscious.
  • Three Muslim doctors refused to treat the men until their sludge-covered body had been washed
  • Two of the men are in critical condition and Irfan has been pronounced dead. 

Prayer:  

  • Healing and strength for Irfan’s family
  • Christians in Pakistan

Background:

  • Missionary Jeff Woodke was abducted by unknown assailants in October of last year. 
  • So far little is known about Jeff's condition or whereabouts. 

Prayer:  

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

Background: 

  • There are an estimated one million Montagnard Christians in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.  
  • Vietnam in intent on killing them.  ,  

Prayer:   

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

Background:

  • Slimane was arrested almost a year ago for posting a message on social media
  • Such a message was judged by the authorities to insult Islam.
  • After three years of imprisonment, Slimane has received a partial presidential pardon. 
  • This pardon means he could be released in nine months from now.

Prayer:  

  • For his release
  • Strong in the faith 

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 Malaysian pastor was kidnapped on February 13.
  • The family has still heard no word from his abductors.  
  • Pastor Raymond provided free tuition classes to children and English lessons to adults. 

Prayer:  

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

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:

  • The caste system is so deeply entrenched that even the upper caste Christians discriminate against
  • Dalit Christians are among the lowest-of-the-low in India’s lowest caste.
  • And Dalit Christian women are at the very bottom of this system because they’re also discriminated against because they are women.
  • They are among the most severely oppressed and vulnerable people in India.

Prayer:  

  • The Lord would save Prime Minister Modi and the governing Indian authorities
  • The authorities would allow God’s people to peacefully live by faith in Jesus Christ.

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