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STORIES OF BRAVE FAITH

Malith from East Sri Lanka

“They fear that if they have connections with me, the teachers will start to look down on them, too”. Pray for 16-year-old student Malith…

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Ayuba from Nigeria

Ayuba was only 20 when his father was murdered by Islamic extremists in a vicious attack on his village. Watch his story…

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Saengchan from Laos

Saengchan and his friends were arrested because of their faith, but they knew God was with them the whole time…

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    FRESH ARTICLES AND THOUGHTS

    COUNTING THE COST: AYESHA’S BRAVE FAITH
    “We see what Jesus went through… “They persecuted Him; He endured all this. When you remember this, it motivates you to be strong…”
    WORLD WATCH LIST 2024: TAKE ON THE QUIZ!
    Test your knowledge of where Christians are counting the cost for their faith in Jesus by taking on the online World Watch List Quiz. See how many points you can get, and challenge your friends to beat your score!

    WHERE ARE CHRISTIANS COUNTING THE COST?

    Explore the 50 most dangerous places to be a follower of Jesus

    “BD” – Bangladesh Capital City – Dhaka Population – 168,957,745 “BF” – Burkina Faso Capital City – Ouagadougou Population – 13,228,000 “BN” – Brunei Capital City – Bandar Seri Begawan Population – 422,675 “BT” – Bhutan Capital City – Thimphu Population – 777,486 “CF” – Central African Republic Capital City – Bangui Population – 4,216,666 “CU” – Cuba Capital City – Havana Population – 11,008,112 “ER” – Eritrea Capital City – Asmara Population – 3,684,032 “ID” – Indonesia Capital City – Jakarta Population – 267,663,435 “LK” – “LK” – Sri Lanka Capital City – Colombo Population – 21,919,000 “MM” – Myanmar Capital City – Naypyidaw Population – 57,526,449 “MR” – Mauritania Capital City – Nouakchott Population – 3,359,185 “MX” – Mexico Capital City – Mexico City Population – 126,577,691 “NE” – Niger Capital City – Niamey Population – 24,484,587 “OM” – Oman Capital City – Muscat Population – 4,520,471 “QA” – Qatar Capital City – Doha Population – 2,795,484 “SO” – Somalia Capital City – Mogadishu Population – 10,251,568 “SY” – Syria Capital City – Damascus Population – 22,142,061 “TJ” – Tajikistan Capital City – Dushanbe Population – 9,119,347 “VN” – Vietnam Capital City – Hanoi Population – 97,338,579 “YE” – Yemen Capital City – Sanaa Population – 30,984,689 “ET” – Ethiopia Capital City – Addis Ababa Population – 112,269,301 “ML” – Mali Capital City – Bamako Population – 21,473,764 “TR” – Turkey Capital City – Ankara Population – 80,810,525 “TM” – Turkmenistan Capital City – Ashgabat Population – 5,636,011 “TN” – Tunisia Capital City – Tunis Population – 11,403,800 “KP” – North Korea Capital City – Pyongyang Population – 25,713,000 “KW” – “KW” – Kuwait Capital City – Kuwait City Population – 4,052,584 “CN” – China Capital City – Peking Population – 1,411,750,000 “CO” – Colombia Capital City – Bogotá Population – 51,895,000 “MA” – Morocco Capital City – Rabat Population – 36,910,560 “DZ” – Algeria Capital City – Algeria Population – 43,851,044 “LY” – Libya Capital City – Tripoli Population – 6,754,507 “SD” – Sudan Capital City – Khartoum Population – 43,849,260 “SA” – Saudi Arabia Capital City – Riyadh Population – 34,218,000 “IQ” – Iraq Capital City – Baghdad Population – 40,462,701 “JO” – Jordan Capital City – Amman Population – 6,500,000 “IR” – Iran Capital City – Tehran Population – 86,758,304 “MY” – Malaysia Capital City – Kuala Lumpur Population – 27 140 000 “MZ” – Mozambique Capital City – Maputo Population – 28,829,476 “CD” – Democratic Republic of Congo Capital City – Kinshasa Population – 89,561,403 “NG” – Nigeria Capital City – Abuja Population – 206,139,589 “NI” – Nicaragua Capital City – Managua Population – 6,851 “CM” – Cameroon Capital City – Yaounde Population – 16,322,000 “KZ” – Kazakhstan Capital City – Nur-Sultan Population – 18,690,115 “LA” – Laos Capital City – Vientiane Population – 6,477,211 “UZ” – Uzbekistan Capital City – Toshkent Population – 31,100,500 “AF” – Afghanistan Capital City – Kabul Population – 33,928,493 “PK” – Pakistan Capital City – Islamabad Population – 231, 402, 117 “IN” – India Capital City – New Delhi Population – 1,407,563,842 “NP” – “NP” – Nepal Capital City – Kathmandu Population – 28,825,709 “EG” – Egypt Capital City – Cairo Population – 107,770,524 Explore the world watch list

    LATEST PRAYER NEWS

    February 19, 2024
    NIGERIA: Friends share how LEah has inspired them

    Leah was taken from her school with over 100 other students by Islamic extremists 7 years ago. Whilst the other girls were released, Leah was kept in captivity as she refused to give up her faith in Jesus.

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    February 19, 2024
    AFGHANISTAN: USING THE INTERNET TO SHARE ABOUT JESUS

    Abdulla was forced to flee Afghanistan when the Taliban took control, but instead of heading to Europe as was his plan, God is using him powerfully in a neighbouring country…

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    February 12, 2024
    NORTH KOREA: ‘WE ARE LIKE A JEWEL THAT’S BURIED IN THE GROUND THAT WILL NEVER LOSE ITS BRIGHTNESS’

    Christians in North Korea, the toughest place on earth to be a Christian, share their hope and thanks…

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    February 12, 2024
    DRC: PASTOR AND HIS WIFE ABDUCTED DURING SERVICE

    Attacks against Christians in the DRC are increasing. Pray for those who have been abducted and those who have lost loved ones…

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    February 5, 2024
    PAKISTAN: REHENA SHARES WHAT LIFE IS LIKE FOR PAKISTANI CHRISTIANS

    Rehena, a Pakistani Christian, shares what life is like in the seventh most dangerous place in the world to follow Jesus.

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    February 5, 2024
    YEMEN: SECRET BELIEVERS UNDER PRESSURE DUE TO RED SEA CRISIS

    See how the crisis in the Red Sea is impacting the secret Church inside Yemen…

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    January 22, 2024
    VIETNAM: CHURCHES MONITORED and FOREIGN VISITORS FORCED TO LEAVE SERVICES

    Recent incidents in Vietnam have highlighted the increasing pressure and intimidation facing Christians and Church leaders…

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    January 15, 2024
    LAOS: BELIEVERS HOMES DESTROYED

    Christians in a village in southern Laos have been targeted, with the homes of two families set alight and destroyed…

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    January 15, 2024
    IRAN: AT LEAST SEVEN CHRISTIANS ARRESTED OVER CHRISTMAS

    Pray for strength and peace for a number of Christians arrested in Iran over Christmas…

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    January 8, 2024
    BANGLADESH: THE BRAVE FAITH OR OF AN EX ISLAMIC TEACHER TURNED CHRISTIAN

    ‘This is my last and final decision: for the rest of my life I will follow the Lord Jesus Christ…’

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    THE WORLD WATCH LIST 2024: TOP FIVE

    Explore the places where Christians are counting the cost of following Jesus. Check out our interactive map and pray for change…

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