Ramsis Saleeb from Egypt

Dear Friends, This week, please intercede with us for Ramsis Saleeb from Egypt With nearly 108 million people, Egypt is the most populous Arab country and the third most populous African nation, after Nigeria and Ethiopia Islam is the state religion, with 90% of Egyptians..... read more

Sara Afshari from Iran

Dear Friends, Thank you for praying with us this week for Dr Sara Afshari from Iran  The Islamic Republic of Iran is the world’s 17th largest country, both by area and by population According to the 2011 General Census, 99% of Iranians identify as Muslims (predominantly Shia)..... read more

Ara Badalian in Iraq

Dear Friends, Please pray with us this week for Ara Badalian in Iraq The birthplace of Abraham and Sarah, exilic homeland of Daniel and Ezekiel, and missional destination of Jonah, Iraq has more biblical history than any country except Israel Today, 95% of Iraq’s estimated 40..... read more

Grace Al-Zoughbi Arteen from Palestine

Dear Friends, This month, please pray with us for Christian leaders from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Religion, especially Islam, uniquely characterizes this region According to Pew, more than half of the 20 MENA countries have populations that are at least 95% Muslim Despite their..... read more

Emil in Kyrgyzstan

Dear Friends, Thank you for joining us in prayer for Christian leaders from Central Asia, a region consisting of five former Soviet republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan Islam is the dominant religion in the region Nearly 86% of Central Asians are Muslims..... read more

Radostin Marchev in Bulgaria

Dear Friends, This week, please join us in prayer for Radostin Marchev in Bulgaria A mountainous republic flanked by the Danube River to the north and the Black Sea to the east, Bulgaria is home to 65 million people According to the 2021 census, 65% of Bulgarians are Christians..... read more

Denys Kondyuk in Ukraine

Dear Friends, Thank you for praying with us this week for Denys Kondyuk in Ukraine  A sovereign republic since 1991, Ukraine is home to nearly 44 million people (73% Eastern Orthodox, 10% Catholic, 2% Protestant) In 2014, war broke out after Russia annexed the Crimean..... read more

Valentin Siniy in Ukraine

Dear Friends, This week, please intercede with us for Dr Valentin Siniy in Ukraine  Sitting north of the Black Sea, Ukraine is home to nearly 44 million people (73% Eastern Orthodox, 10% Catholic, 2% Protestant) In 2014, Russia’s annexation of Crimea led to war in the Donbas..... read more

Gelu Paul Faina in Romania

Dear Friends, Over the next several weeks, we will be sharing prayer requests from Christian leaders in Eastern Europe, often identified with countries that were once part of the Soviet Union or under its sway Despite post-Communist atheism and secularism, the Eastern Orthodox Church..... read more

Nathanael Somanathan from Sri Lanka

Dear Friends, Thank you for praying with us this week for Nathanael Somanathan from Sri Lanka A large island just southeast of India, Sri Lanka has been a center of Buddhist scholarship and practice since the 3rd century Today, 70% of the country’s 22 million people practice Buddhism,..... read more

Hepziba Arputharaj from India

Dear Friends, This week, we resume our South Asia prayer series Please intercede with us for Hepziba Arputharaj from India  Home to 141 billion people, India is expected to supersede China, by mid-April, as the world’s most populous nation, a position that comes..... read more

Christopher Hays in the USA

Dear Friends, Yesterday, some of us – especially in North Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe – celebrated Christmas, as January 7 in the Gregorian calendar corresponds to December 25 in the older Julian calendar used in some Orthodox traditions  "The Annunciation and the..... read more

Talant from Qazaqstan

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! As we enter 2023, Talant recounts how God has preserved His Church in Qazaqstan despite persecution, mistranslations, and poverty Together, let us anticipate how Christ may multiply the gifts offered by His faithful witnesses in Qazaqstan and throughout the..... read more

Edmond Vanderpuye in Ghana

Dear Friends, Merry Christmas! This week, Edmond Vanderpuye meditates on the prophetic titles ascribed to the child whose birth we celebrate today and whose reign shall endure forever Edmond writes to us from Ghana  Located in West Africa, Ghana was among the first African countries to..... read more

Kevin in the Philippines

Dear Friends, This week, Kevin draws parallels between first-century Palestine and the Philippines today, finding hope in the One who has also experienced refuge-seeking, internal displacement, and premature death at the hands of unjust power Originally from Hong Kong, Kevin now lives, studies,..... read more