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Kazakhstan – for mercy in the shaking

From a believer living in Kazakhstan Kazakhstan went into strict lockdown early, closing borders and limiting the number of cases. However, with an easing at the beginning of June, the number of cases began to spiral out of control. Hospitals started to overflow and pharmacies ran out of appropriate drugs – not even paracetamol was […]

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Jordan – “by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving”

From a Christian living in Jordan Jordan locked down hard and early.  Consequently the prevalence of COVID-19 in the country has been minimal, especially in comparison with much of the region.  Jordan has been moving out of lockdown in the past weeks and is expected to re-open its borders, with significant restrictions, next month (August). […]

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Japan – Pray for the people in the Kyushu region

From a Christian living in the Kyushu area On July 4, heavy rains caused flooding in parts of Kyushu, and as of July 20, there were 72 deaths and five missing persons in the region, with the worst damage centered on Kumamoto Prefecture. COVID-19 has complicated relief efforts and limited the number of volunteers outside of […]

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Japan – for the local churches

From a Japanese Christian leader The average age of the pastors in Japan is nearly 70; consequently, churches struggle to maintain their worship services and ministry. While some churches started holding online worship services, others are still closing and waiting to reopen. A great news is that an 82 year-old pastor in Shizuoka prefecture started a Youtube […]

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Japan – for freedom from pressures and fears

From a Japanese Christian leader Pray for the increasing patients of COVID-19 In the last 30 days, the number of daily cases increased from 100 to 980. Tokyo alone has reported 366 cases on July 23, a number that continues to rise exponentially. One pastor in Kanto region (which includes Tokyo) is infected and hospitalized in […]

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Italy – evangelicals united in prayer!

From an Italian Christian leader The crisis provided many opportunities for the evangelical minority to overcome divisions, to shine as a testimony of the hope evangelicals have in God.  The Italian Evangelical Alliance (EA) issued an appeal to all Italian evangelical churches, ministries, and believers, to join together on March 22nd, April 13th and May 2nd, to […]

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Israel – for restraint in restlessness

From a Christian working in Israel Please pray for the government of Israel, for its divided leadership to work together to establish clear guidelines for the public in the struggle against Covid-19. With mounting unemployment, on and off lock-downs, and confused and conflicting government restrictions; there is growing social unrest and mass demonstrations against the government […]

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Israel – help for communities

From a Christian Israeli There are challenges facing the different communities in Israel. Israel is in the second wave of the pandemic and the unemployment rate is extremely high. Many families are struggling to provide for themselves. There is political unrest and protests after there were three general elections within a span of 1 year […]

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Iraq – crisis, a turning point?

From a believer living in Iraq Iraq finds itself in a time of economic, public health, and political & military crisis (on several fronts), but this has not hindered the growth of the gospel in this nation. Pray for: Continued effectiveness for social media campaigns and that the Lord would (1) impact tens of thousands […]

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