20 JANUARY ’21 | PRAY FOR INDONESIA

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Dear prayer partners, In just over a week, Indonesia – the world’s fourth-most populous country – has been hit by multiple disasters. On Sunday 17 January, massive flooding became the latest in a string of disasters to impact the South-East Asian nation. Thousands of people were evacuated, but at least 15 died over the weekend…

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13 JANUARY ’21 | PRAY FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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Dear prayer partners, The United States has experienced a traumatic and tumultuous week, with the implications thereof still unfolding. President Donald Trump is facing a historic second impeachment after Democrats in the House of Representatives formally charged him on Monday 11 January, with one count of “incitement of insurrection” over the Capitol Hill riot. The…

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9 DECEMBER ’20 | PRAY FOR THE PERSECUTED

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Dear prayer partners, 2020 has been a difficult year! There has also been an estimated 6% increase in persecution against Christians. According to Open Doors about 260 million Christians in the world experience high levels of persecution for their choice to follow Christ – that is 1-in-9 Christians worldwide. A recent survey of freedom of…

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2 DECEMBER ’20 | PRAY FOR NIGERIA

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Dear prayer partners, On Saturday 28 November, according to a UN statement, armed men killed an estimated 43 people (possibly more) who were working in rice fields, in a gruesome attack in north-eastern Nigeria, another six were wounded and several people are believed to have been kidnapped. The killings took place early Saturday afternoon in…

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25 NOVEMBER ’20 | PRAY FOR BURKINA FASO

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 22 November, presidential and legislative elections were held in Burkina Faso. President Roch Kabore is seeking a further five years in power and is up against 12 other candidates for the presidency. The opposition hopes to split the vote and deny Mr Kabore the 51% required for an outright victory…

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18 NOVEMBER ’20 | PRAY FOR CENTRAL AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 15 November, Hurricane Iota (the season’s 13th Hurricane) strengthened to a Category 2 storm with winds reaching 160km/h. According to the National Hurricane Centre, it is expected to reach a Category 4 by the time it is forecasted to make landfall in north-eastern Central America. Hurricane Eta has wreaked havoc…

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11 NOVEMBER ’20 | PRAY FOR MOZAMBIQUE

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Dear prayer partners, On Thursday 29 October, a boat carrying at least 70 people – fleeing the extreme violence in Cabo Delgado – sank in the Indian Ocean north of the regional capital of Pemba in Mozambique, more than 40 are feared dead. The UN International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported that thousands of people…

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4 NOVEMBER ’20 | PRAY FOR TURKEY & GREECE

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Dear prayer partners, On Friday 30 October, an earthquake struck Greece and Turkey at about 11:50 GMT and was felt along Turkey’s Aegean coast, the north western Marmara region, the eastern Greek islands, and in Athens. Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said it was a magnitude 6.6 earthquake, while the US Geological Survey…

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28 OCTOBER ’20 | PRAY FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 25 October, during a ‘Jews for Trump’ rally, altercations between Trump supporters and counter protesters turned violent in New York City. Supporters of President Trump – including ‘Jews for Trump’, ‘Proud Boys’, and ‘QAnon’ conspiracists – staged a rally in front of Trump Tower, and then marched through midtown to…

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21 OCTOBER ’20 | PRAY FOR PAKISTAN

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Dear prayer partners, On Friday 16 October, thousands of protesters gathered in the central Pakistan city of Gujranwala in an anti-government demonstration. The protest was organised by a new alliance of 11 opposition political parties that declared that this was the “beginning of the end” for Prime Minister Imran Khan. Three-time former prime minister, Nawaz…

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