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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...

  • Nigeria: Twenty Christians killed

    May 23, 2022

    Pray now as extreme violence against Christians in Nigeria continues...

    Read more and pray

  • North Korea: Message from a secret believer

    May 23, 2022

    As North Korea admits to seeing Covid-19 cases spreading, we hear from a secret church leader: 'we walk upon the way of a pilgrim that trusts and follows the Lord'...

    Read more and pray

  • Uzbekistan: Surveillance extended to churches

    May 16, 2022

    "The police can see who leads prayers, who preaches sermons, who is present at our meetings for worship, whether any under-18-year-olds and their parents are present..."

    Read more and pray

  • Nigeria: Almost 900 people killed in violent attacks this year

    May 16, 2022

    “Nigeria is currently one of the scariest places to be a Christian”. Find out why and pray for change...

    Read more and pray

  • Mexico: Three families kicked out of their homes

    May 9, 2022

    Three Christians families have been forced out of their homes for refusing to help organise a traditional religious festival...

    Read more and pray

  • Iran: Prison for two women involved in house churches

    May 9, 2022

    Pray for two women who have started two year prison sentences simply for their involvement in a house church...

    Read more and pray

  • Sudan: Pastor jailed after being attacked

    May 3, 2022

    Pray for Pastor Stefanous and his church who are being targeted by local Muslims and officials who don't want them to meet to worship Jesus...

    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! If you're from the UK, you can order free copies of the latest World Watch List resources here...

Open Doors Youth 2022 World Watch List Map...
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Pray With Them PPT Talk Notes
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One Family Reflections
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One Family Leader Session
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It's Time: Wake Up and Pray Guide
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Prayer Journal
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We support people who are beaten, tortured,
imprisoned, falsely accused, and hated simply for following Jesus.