My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 121:2
Everybody is called to pray. Please pray for the following!
The UNREACHED in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and South Sudan
Pray for the most important leaders of these countries – that the Holy Spirit will take away their spiritual blindness (2 Cor. 4:4). Pray for supernatural/extraordinary manifestations of God through dreams, healing, revelations and visions, etc. among the unreached of these countries (Acts 2:19; 4:30; Heb. 2:4). Pray that the Spirit of God will raise people from these countries to build a strong church among their own people. Pray that God’s Name be glorified and honored wherever the Truth is suppressed or denied. Pray that God’s Kingdom come and rule and His will become effective where it is defied and where it is opposed by His enemies! (Matthew 6:9-10)
The CHURCH of the UNREACHED and all over the World
It is the task of the church of Jesus Christ to take the Gospel of Salvation to the nations of the World. Pray that the Church of Christ will take the Commission in Matthew 28:18-20 literally. Pray for the church to gain a new vision for mission work. Pray for the Church to persevere despite persecution. Pray for unity among the small groups and against false doctrines that often come and destroy the young congregations. Pray for outpouring of the Holy Spirit on them (Acts 4:31).
For the SALVATION of the people from the UNREACHED
Pray that whole families will become converted – it makes it easier for the converts to remain standing. Pray that the Holy Spirit will work in their hearts in a divine way and urge them to search for the True God in Jesus Christ. Pray especially for the redemption of individuals who are leaders or who are in positions of authority in these countries. Pray that these people will openly confess their sins and their faith in Christ and that they will also follow Him openly.
If my people who are called by name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14
Breaking News & Latest Headlines
Head of Nigerian Methodist Church Freed After Abduction
5/31/2022 — Nigeria (International Christian Concern) Samuel Kanu Uche, the prelate of the Nigerian Methodist Church, was abducted by armed militants while traveling on a highway on Sunday, May 29. The attack took place in the southeastern state of Abia. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/06/01/head-nigerian-methodist-church-freed-abduction/
Tiananmen Square Memorial Mass Cancelled for the First Time Ever
5/31/2022 — China (International Christian Concern) The Diocese of Hong Kong has canceled its Tiananmen Square Massacre memorial for the first time ever. The brutal massacre occurred on June 4, 1989, when the People’s Liberation Army cracked down on student protesters advocating for democracy in Beijing. It is estimated that hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people died. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/06/01/tiananmen-square-memorial-mass-cancelled-first-time-ever/
Turkish Occupation of Cyprus Destroys Christian Culture
5/28/2022 – Turkey (International Christian Concern) – The Turkish invasion of the island of Cyprus has led to the destruction of the ancient Christian and Cypriot culture. The NATO country has occupied the EU member island nation since 1974. Some 40,000 Turkish soldiers remain in the northern part of the country after Turkey established the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/05/28/turkish-occupation-cyprus-destroys-christian-culture/
Christian Homes and Stores Burned in Northeast Nigeria
5/25/2022 – Nigeria (International Christian Concern) Six Christian-owned homes and seven stores were burned by a mob of Islamic youths in Nigeria’s northern Bauchi state, injuring approximately 20 people. The youth were looking for Rhoda Jatau, a 40-year-old Christian woman who works as a medical staff member. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/05/25/christian-homes-stores-burned-northeast-nigeria/
Little Justice in Violent Incidents Against Egypt’s Christians
5/24/2022 – Egypt (International Christian Concern) – Egypt’s Christians faced increased levels of persecution during the religious seasons of Easter and Ramadan. The man who killed Coptic Priest Arsanious Wadid was sentenced to death on May 18. Just a few days prior, the man who shot and killed Rani Raafat recently took to social media to brag about his actions. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/05/24/little-justice-violent-incidents-egypts-christians/
Special Prayer Request
• Ethiopia had great baptismal occasion at the Awash River in which they baptized 157 adults gathered from seven local Vineyard churches supported by Watch and Pray
• Pray for the underground church and pastors we support in East Africa
• Pray for frontline pastors, workers and their families in countries hostile to Christianity
• Pray for our persecuted brothers and sisters who are under attack. That they would know the hope God gives (Ephesians 1:18) and that the Holy Spirit will strengthen them (Ephesians 3:16)
Weekly prayer insights from the heart of Pastor Getaneh. It is time to pray, let us pray that your will be done. Have your way!