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Release International Prayer Shields, Nigeria and Myanmar

Prayers For Our Persecuted Family. Sometimes it can be difficult to know what to pray for our persecuted family so we produce a daily prayer shield which gives a specific need that you can pray for each day. You can see today’s prayer, plus those for the last 6 days, below. You can also sign up using the form above to receive our Email Prayer Alert which we send out whenever we become aware of a specific and immediate situation which requires urgent prayer. Children’s Prayer Sheet It’s not only adults who can pray for our persecuted family. Every month we produce a prayer sheet aimed specifically for children. Each sheet has specific activities and prayers which will help children learn more about how persecution affects children in other countries. You can visit our Children’s Prayer Sheet page here.

29 April 2023 – Nigeria Ask God to ‘renew a steadfast faith’ in members of New Life for All Church in Dantsauri, Katsina state, Nigeria. Militants wounded Pastor Haruna, and five women and girls were reportedly kidnapped, including Nooseba, aged 13.

28 April 2023 – Myanmar Pray for strength, wisdom and encouragement for believers in Myanmar as they serve others amid so much pressure.

27 April 2023 – Myanmar Pray for Dr Hkalam Samson, former president of the Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) in Myanmar, who was arrested in December as he was about to fly to Bangkok for medical treatment. KBC has been told he will be prosecuted over his preaching.

26 April 2023 – Myanmar In a raid on Chan Thar in the Sagaing region of Myanmar, military forces set fire to a church and destroyed the village. Pray for the 3,000 villagers forced to flee.

25 April 2023 – Myanmar Pray for Karen villagers in Lay Wah, Myanmar, where fighter jets destroyed two churches and killed five people in January.

24 April 2023 – Myanmar Pray for those in predominantly Christian regions who are subject to indiscriminate attacks by Myanmar’s military trying to crush rebel resistance. Churches seem to be specifically targeted.

22 April 2023 – Nigeria Pray for Pastor ‘Monday’ whose church in Nigeria was devastated by Fulani attacks and who was kidnapped and held for ransom. Release International partners are supporting him as he recovers from this trauma.

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