Pray for 21 Chibok Girls Released from Boko Haram


On Oct. 13, Boko Haram released 21 of the 276 girls they had kidnapped from a school in Chibok in April 2014. Many of the girls reportedly appear frail, and at least one of the young women has a baby. Boko Haram targeted the school because they believe Western education corrupts the values of Muslims and because the school is located in a mostly Christian area. The majority of the girls were forced to convert to Islam and marry their captors. Negotiations for the release of the other girls continue. Pray that the Lord will comfort these young women and bring them and their families healing.

  • Pray for Asia Bibi, Whose Final Appeal Was Delayed

    Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who has been imprisoned for more than seven years on a blasphemy conviction, has seen yet another delay in her appeal to the Pakistan Supreme Court.

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  • Pray for Evangelists Sharing Christ with Muslims
    Sierra Leone

    Christian workers are seeing an increase in Muslims coming to Christ in Sierra Leone.

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  • Pray for Pastor Madur, Who Was Severely Injured in an Attack

    Pastor "Madur" was distributing Christian literature on Aug. 30 near his home in India when he was beaten by unknown attackers until he lost consciousness.

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  • Pray for Three Church Leaders Arrested for Holding Church Services

    Police in Laos raided a worship service on Sept. 4, arresting three Hmong church leaders for holding services without permission from authorities.

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  • Pray for Rima, Who Is Serving Syrian Refugees

    "Rima" is helping Syrian refugee children through her work at a kindergarten in Lebanon.

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  • Pray for Brother Xi, Falsely Accused of Human Trafficking

    Brother "Xi" has been falsely accused of human trafficking because of his Christian activities in Myanmar.

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  • Pray for Five Families Expelled from Their Village Because of Their Faith

    Five Christian families in India were expelled from their village on Aug. 10 when they refused to help pay for a Hindu festival.

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  • Pray for Josephine, Receiving Treatment for Injuries Suffered in Attacks

    A young Christian woman is receiving medical care for injuries suffered throughout her life because of her Christian faith.

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  • Pray for Naomi and Joseph, Whose Father Was Recently Killed

    Perfecto Padilla, a church elder in the Philippines, was shot to death outside his home on Sept. 11 by two Muslim men.

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  • Pray for Leah, Who Is Being Blamed for Her Father's Illness

    "Leah", a 15-year-old girl from a rural village in Nepal, is being told that her Christian faith has caused her father's illness.

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  • Pray for Manjula and Her Children, Who Were Kicked Out of Their Home

    A new believer in India has been kicked out of her home, along with her children, because she converted from Hinduism to Christianity.

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  • Pray for Czech Aid Worker and Three Others on Trial in Sudan

    Petr Jasek, a former hospital administrator from Czech Republic, is currently being tried in Khartoum, Sudan, on charges of "crimes against national security."

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  • Pray for Formerly Persecuted Christians Now Supporting Other Believers

    Christians in Ukraine who once faced persecution by their own government and the Communist Party are now reaching out to other persecuted believers.

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  • Pray for Christian Students Arrested for Work with a Church Ministry

    Iranian authorities arrested 21 students in May for their involvement with house churches.

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  • Pray for Sonxi as She Trains Christian Teachers

    A young Christian woman who was disowned by her parents because of her faith is visiting churches in Laos this month to train Sunday school teachers.

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