Prayer Need'S ARCHIVE

  • Sameh Mourice, an Egyptian pastor, has been sharing this powerful message: In the middle of the recent violence, the Muslim community started seeing the Christians in a different light.  They started standing up, trying to defend the churches. The new Coptic pope said to them, ‘Don’t!  If they burn a church, we can rebuild it, but if they kill you, […]

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  • Note: Since this attack, Islamic terrorists who are part of Boko Haram have killed over 110 people across Nigeria, including a Catholic priest and his two sons, and 65 students at a college of agriculture. Please keep the families of the slain in your prayers. Nineteen-year-old Emmanuel knew he was in trouble when a man with a […]

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  • “Paul,” a house church pastor in Uzbekistan, joined several other believers in a discipleship ministry to teens. During this ministry, however, over 80 government officials stormed the camp and conducted a raid. The authorities confiscated their passports, computers, and books. Following the raid, Paul and his friends were called in for questioning several times. At the end of August, they […]

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  • You may remember how Smyrna helped “Paul,” a young house-church leader, to attend a seminary course in Austria. We recently got this message from him in Uzbekistan: “We have been caught by the government during teens camp ministry…they searched our homes and took our PCs and literature.” Shortly afterward, he sent another email: “We are […]

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  • Through his ministry in India, our partner “Dev” has been exhorting and encouraging believers to share the Gospel with at least two Muslims this year. He reports, “We have received 77 names from believers in 2 of our mission fields. We ask you also to remember these 77 Muslims in your prayers with whom our […]

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  •   Persecution update: At 5 a.m. on September 1, Fulani Muslims shot and killed 9 believers in Adu village, Kaduna state. Three days earlier, outside of Jos, Islamic mercenaries held up a bus and ordered all the Christians to lay on the ground. After robbing them, they killed five believers. The Church in Nigeria is walking […]

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  • Krimo Siaghi, 33, was arrested in Algeria after he discussed his Christian faith with an employee at a cell phone store. He told the employee that since meeting his Savior, Jesus Christ, he no longer believed in Islam. The employee then demanded that Krimo recite the creed for converting to Islam. Krimo refused, and the […]

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  • Islamic officials in Malaysia are forcing minors to convert to Islam at the request of one parent, without the consent of the other. Remember, under Islam, conversion is a legal matter for the State, not a personal preference. Because existing laws require that both parents give consent, Muslim law-makers are tryingto pass a new bill, permitting the […]

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  • Pastor “Mbarra” and believers on staff at his ministry are bringing the Good News to their community in northern Ghana. Islam is dominant, mixed with spiritism. People live in real fear of demons, turning to imams and witchdoctors for deliverance. Right now, children who heard the gospel for the first time at the Mbarra’s Kids […]

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  • Hassan Hurshe was 21 years old when he trusted Jesus as his Savior. This summer, 7 years after his first encounter with Christ, Hassan was martyred. The 28-year-old Somalian met Jesus while visiting Kenya in 2006. In 2010, he and his wife and their baby son returned to Somalia. This summer, Muslims from the rebel […]

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