Pray that the gospel will spread throughout Vietnam, through the work of the Holy Spirit and the faithfulness of God’s people.
Praise God for the courage of ethnic minority Montagnard believers in Daklak Province, Vietnam who continued their meeting when officials raided it, forcing them to wait until the end. Officials banned them from further meetings.
In 2018, more than 100 Hmong believers were expelled from their homeland in Vietnam and made their way to Thailand, where they have applied for refugee status. Ask God to bless them as they try to make a fresh start abroad.
Pray for Hmong believers in Phá Lóm village in the Highlands of Vietnam whom officials have harassed in recent months. Pastor Hoang Van Pa says they have been told to renounce their faith or face expulsion. Four Christians have been arrested and beaten.
Pray that the religious rights of ethnic minority groups in Vietnam will be respected. Groups such as the Hmong in the Central Highlands suffer intense repression.
A mob in Sri Lanka, led by Buddhist monks, raided the Christian Family Church in Galgamuwa; they threatened to kill church members and reported them to the police for ‘breaching the peace’. Pray that police will uphold the Christians’ rights and not bring charges.
In Bakamuna, central Sri Lanka, Buddhist monks filed a complaint against a Christian who held prayer meetings in her home. Police told her she must stop her meetings. Pray Bakamuna Christians can continue to meet.