Issues

Christian Persecution

The Middle East is one of the most dangerous places for Christians to live. The ancient Christian communities in that region have been decimated by terrorism and persecution. Israel is the only safe place for Christians in the Middle East. In other places, Christians face daily threats of imprisonment, torture, and execution. We pray for the protection of Christians throughout the Middle East and want to raise awareness of the dangers they face.

Pray for converts risking their lives in Saudi Arabia

Monday, April 24, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. An estimated 1.2 million Christians live in Saudi Arabia, but most of these believers are migrants from other countries. By law, all Saudi citizens are considered … Read More

Pray for Christians threatened with violence in the territories under the control of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas

Friday, April 21, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. Approximately 40,000 Christians live under the rule of either Hamas in Gaza or the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank. Life in these territories is often very … Read More

Christians mark Easter at Church of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thousands of Christians marked Jesus’s resurrection on Easter Sunday at the Jerusalem site where they believe the miracle occurred, with some prostrating themselves over his tomb and leaving in tears. Visitors and worshippers filed through the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the site where tradition says Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected. It … Read More

Pray for Christians Terrorized by Boko Haram in Nigeria

Friday, April 14, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. The growth of the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has been devastating for the Christians living in Nigeria. Christians are a minority group in northern Nigeria, where … Read More

Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

CAIRO — Egyptian churches, in the southern city of Minya, said on Tuesday that they will not hold Easter celebrations next Saturday in mourning for 45 Coptic Christians killed this week in twin bombings of churches in two cities during Palm Sunday ceremonies. The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said that celebrations will only be limited … Read More

Pray for Christians Imprisoned in Libya

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. Open Doors International released a report in May 2016 describing Libya as one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a Christian. The civil … Read More

Pray for Christians Imprisoned in Sudan

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. Sudan is one of the most dangerous places in the world for Christians, according to Open Doors International. The Islamic government regularly arrests and imprisons believers … Read More

Pray for abducted Coptic Christian women in Egypt

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. The entire Coptic Christian community in Egypt has been under intense persecution for many years. Their situation has grown even more dangerous since the Arab … Read More