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“If we want to leave an indelible mark on the world, there is no more powerful way to do it than by joining in God’s purposes through prayer. Our Prayers can go where we cannot. While many things may seem impossible from a human standpoint, in the realm of prayer there are no impossibilities.”
Brother Andrew

Prayer is right at the heart of Open Doors. We support people who live through impossible situations – situations that money or government action, will never fully repair, heal or restore. So, we pray and ask for God to do the impossible, because we know he can.

Read some of the latest prayer alerts in the list on the right and pray through the points at the bottom of each article. You can also use the links at the top of the stories to share the articles on your Facebook and Twitter feeds.

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Hooray for answered prayers!

We love good news - be inspired to pray by reading some stories of how your prayers are impacting lives...

Latest Prayer News...

  • Iraq: Invaded town coming back to life

    February 19, 2018

    With your help, 286 homes have been restored in Qaraqosh on the Ninevah Plains...

    Read more and pray

  • UK: Theresa May to act on behalf of persecuted Christians

    February 19, 2018

    As part of Prime Minister's questions, the PM says "we will of course further explore what more support we can give to knock the persecution of religious minorities".

    Read more and pray

  • Indonesia: Choir attacked

    February 19, 2018

    Pray for members of St. Lidwina Church that suffered an attacks mid service by a radicalised man with a sword...

    Read more and pray

  • Sudan: Church demolished

    February 14, 2018

    "We had hoped officials would not attack our church... it is clear the government is acting outside of the courts"...

    Read more and pray

  • Nigeria: Students attacked

    February 14, 2018

    A Christian student is killed after Muslim students riot on a university campus...

    Read more and pray

  • India: Pastor’s ‘suicide’ actually murder

    February 6, 2018

    The suspicious death of a pastor after threats and attacks sparks protests and calls for justice...

    Read more and pray

  • China: Over 100 Christians sent for ‘re-education’

    February 6, 2018

    “The teacher in the school is paying special attention to my children after the authorities told the school about my husband.”

    Read more and pray

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Moved to your guts...

Prayer changes things. See how your prayers can impact those who give it all for Jesus...
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How to pray

The facts and stats can seem pretty paralysing, but God loves his church. Here's some tips to help you start praying for your church famalam!
It’s Time

It's Time

Change the world before brekkie! Wake up early to pray with those who give everything for Jesus!
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Why pray?

Our prayers go where we cannot. In the realm of prayer nothing is impossible. So pray...

Prayers make a difference

“Your prayers were as a wall of fire around me; even when it was very cold, the Lord Jesus warmed me and when it was very hot, Jesus provided me with shadow.”
Pastor Ilmurad, Turkmenistan

“I can’t believe this. People who never met me took the time to encourage me! I have received new strength from the Lord as a result of their commitment.”
Monica Luka, Nigeria

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Prayer resources

Download these little gems to help you pray more effectively for persecuted Christians!

Pray With Them (2017 Prayer Guide)
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2017 World Watch Map
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One Family Reflections
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One Family Leader Session
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Simple Prayer Cards
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It's Time: Wake Up and Pray Guide
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Prayer Journal
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World Watch List 2017 Youth Session
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We support people who are beaten, tortured,
imprisoned, falsely accused, and hated simply for following Jesus.