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STORIES FROM THE INDIAN COVID CRISIS

STORIES FROM THE INDIAN COVID CRISIS

Hidden away in remote villages, tropical rainforests, and grassy fields, bold stories of faith are being written in even the most dangerous places to follow Jesus.

In India, the 10th most dangerous place to follow Jesus, Christians are putting their lives on the line every day. In the country worst hit by COVID-19, persecution is also higher than ever.

Light Shines in the Darkness: Join us as we pray for India this week!

Light Shines in the Darkness: Join us as we pray for India this week!

Despite the suffering experienced by Christians in India from persecution and the pandemic, they are shining as lights in the darkness, and have not given up hope for the future of the church in India. This week, be inspired by the faith of our brothers and sisters in...

Church Bombing In Congo Rocks Christians—More Attacks Expected

Church Bombing In Congo Rocks Christians—More Attacks Expected

June 27, 2021, residents in Beni, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s eastern region, were rocked by explosions throughout the city of 230,000. Some of the incidents were attacks on area churches. City officials have warned of more expected attacks.

“If not for God, we would have been dead”

“If not for God, we would have been dead”

“They were armed with rods in their hands,” remembers Vinita. “For almost 30 minutes they were beating us. They were stamping on us and hitting us. We were falling down and they would pick us up again, and continue the attack. I felt that today we would not be spared.”

Join the Indian church in July’s month of prayer – week 2

Join the Indian church in July’s month of prayer – week 2

Christians in India are urgently asking for our prayers as they find themselves caught between two crises: pandemic and persecution. So we have set aside July to pray with them. There is much to pray into, but also much to be grateful for. Thank you – your prayers make such a difference and mean so much to your persecuted family. This is the second week of prayer points. All names have been changed for security reasons.

Take Action

Pray

Lift up your persecuted family to God regularly. Remember them in your daily quiet times, family bondings, Bible study group, ministry gatherings, and church worship services.

Give

Commit through God’s enabling to give monthly, quarterly, or yearly to the Persecuted Church. Your gift of whatever amount is of great value in empowering persecuted believers around the world.

Connect

Mobilize your local church for the Persecuted Church. Invite us to your church service, prayer gatherings, Bible study groups, missions month activities, school or any other church activity.