Prayer & Persecution

Prayer & Persecution

[ NOTE: For several years Voice of the Martyrs has held conferences around the country to raise awareness of persecution.  These conferences feature believers from countries where persecution is strong. Currently (summer 2020) the VOM conference is “virtual” because of the pandemic, and you have to benefit of attending without the travel.  Register and attend here. ]

Would you pray daily for the persecuted church around the world? (Hebrews 13:3)

Here are some resources to assist with your awareness: (* = new item)


* Spotlight: Nigeria:   Violence Escalates;

Are We Looking the Other Way?

Attacks Displace Local Missionaries


Understanding Persecution

10 Things You Should Know About Persecution

5 Ways to Pray for the Persecuted Church

The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Be a Christian *

World Watch List

Open Doors USA

Open Doors UK

International Christian Concern

Voice of the Martyrs

Voice of the Martyrs – Canada

News, Prayer Requests & Updates:

Genocide in Nigeria * (BP)    FRC Info *     Forbes *

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Crisis *

Persecution Update

China Partnership

ICC News

Christian News Network – Persecution

I Commit to Pray

Prisoner Alert

China Aid

Barnabas Fund – News

Bitter Winter (A magazine on religious liberty and human rights in China)


ICC Media

Open Doors Videos

Open Doors on YouTube

Open Doors on Vimeo

VOM on YouTube

VOM Canada on YouTube

IDOP on Vimeo

Open Doors (Australia) on YouTube

Pray for:

* Suffering families

* Underground pastors

* Persecuted communities

* The spread of the Gospel

Not just today, but daily