Pray for Family of Christian Leader Killed by Militants


An entire community of believers is grief-stricken by the murder of Mohammad Yousf Bhat, a Christian convert from Islam who was shot to death at his home in Kashmir. On July 1, four gunmen wearing uniforms and masks pushed their way into Yousf’s home before shooting him to death. Yousf had been involved in sharing Christ with Muslims for more than 15 years and was a key Christian leader in the region. He leaves behind a wife and three children.

  • Pray for Believers Tortured by Militants

    A Christian medical worker and several other believers were detained recently when a militant group stormed a Syrian city.

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  • Pray for Christian Family Forced to Flee Village

    A family of new believers in Vietnam were forced to flee their village recently after local authorities destroyed their home.

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  • Pray for Children Threatened by Muslim Father
    Middle East

    A Christian woman who has been in a VOM safe house for the last eight months was recently granted custody of her three children.

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  • Pray for Family of Soldier, Possibly Killed for Christian Faith

    The family of Bahaa Gamal Mikhael, a soldier in the Egyptian Army, recently received news that their son had committed suicide. The family strongly doubts the alleged cause of death, as it’s unlikely he would have been able to shoot himself in the heart twice.

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  • Pray for the Adamu Family, Again Struck by Tragedy

    Tabita Adamu and two of her eight children were among five killed in a July 5 suicide bomb attack on a church. Tabita is the sister of Habila Adamu, who survived being shot in the face by Boko Haram in 2012.

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  • Pray for Asia Bibi, Still Suffering on Death Row

    Asia Bibi remains on death row more than six years after she was arrested, despite multiple calls for her release from the highest levels. According to her lawyer, her legal team is ready to fully present her case before Pakistan’s Supreme Court, but the court is busy. Her case has worked its way up through the legal system, but so far, the charge of blasphemy remains in place.

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  • Praise God for the Release of Homayoun

    Homayoun, an Iranian Christian, was released from prison on June 28.

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  • Pray for Evangelism Team
    Middle East

    Pray for an evangelism team that is ministering to Syrian refugees and others in the Middle East.

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  • Pray for Scripture Balloon Launch
    Korea, North

    Please pray that Scripture balloons in an upcoming launch will reach North Korea and that the Lord will prepare the hearts of the men and women who find the balloons.

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  • Pray for Christians Attacked by Militants

    Attacks on Christian villages in northern Nigeria claimed the lives of at least 21 people within a week recently in Kaduna and Plateau states.

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  • Pray for Student, Ordered to Stop Practicing Christianity

    A 19-year-old student in Algeria has been ordered by her family to stop attending church and reading the Bible.

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