PRAY FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH
We release a free prayer calendar alongside our Open Doors magazine. You can use these to know the prayer requests and thanksgivings of persecuted believers and the ministry.
Open Doors prayer magazine | Jan-Mar 2019 issue
When an Open Doors worker asked a pastor how Christians can pray for the Church in Egypt,
Please don’t pray for us. Please pray with us.
If you pray for us, you will pray for the wrong things.
You will pray that the church will be safe. You will pray for persecution to cease. We are not
praying for these things. We ask God for the salvation of Egypt. We ask that He draw millions
of Muslims to Christ. We ask that we will be bold and clear in sharing our faith with Muslims. And
we pray that when the inevitable persecution comes… that we will not run away, that we will
be faithful in that persecution even if it costs us our lives. Will you tell your friends to pray these
prayers with us?
Another year has begun, and we are blessed with an opportunity to pray once again for our
brothers and sisters in Christ. You and I have a God-given privilege to journey with Christians
in countries like North Korea, a place where everyone is forced to worship the Kim dynasty
and nothing else, through prayer.
Our magazine is now a prayer magazine. Use it as you pray with and not just for persecuted
Christians this 2019.
Let’s be on our knees together!
– BJ (Manager, Open Doors Philippines)
Thank you for joining Shockwave 2018!
On November 4, for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP), Christians all over the globe will unite in prayer for the persecuted.
We invite you to pray for women in the Persecuted Church on that special day and continue on for the whole month of November during your small group, Sunday service or any church gathering.
Prayer is not preparation for the battle; prayer is the battle. – Brother Andrew