Hard-line Muslims in Indonesia are reportedly training young men to seduce and impregnate Christian girls, often forcibly. Due to cultural pressures, the girls are then forced to marry into a Muslim family. Pray for protection and justice for these girls.
Indonesia Pray that many of those who currently oppose Christian worship in Indonesia will come to Christ.
Indonesia Praise God that Pastor Tigor and his church have an ally in the local police chief who has warned local objectors: ‘I will protect the repressed minority with my blood.’ Pray that God will raise up many more defenders of religious freedom in Indonesia.
Indonesia In Central Java, Indonesia, a Pentecostal church in Yogyakarta city is facing calls to close just months after it opened. Pray for patience and justice for Pastor Tigor and his congregation who had a two-year wait for the church permit to be granted.
Indonesia Pray for the Family of God Church in West Jakarta, Indonesia, which received its official permit in July but has not yet opened due to threats from the Islamic Defenders Front. The same extremist group drove the congregation out of their last building in the city.
Indonesia Pray for our church family in Indonesia who are experiencing what many see as a rising tide of persecution.
Philippines Pray that God’s Word will spread across the Philippines and many other countries where Christians face Islamist extremists.