Algeria

Pray for the persecuted Church of Azagher in the Kabylie region of Algeria. When officials sealed their building last October, the congregation put up a tent and have worshipped there since.


Algeria

Pray that church leaders and their congregations in Algeria will know the Lord’s peace, wisdom and guidance amid growing pressure.


Algeria

A 2006 decree in Algeria requires churches to have a licence, yet no licence has been issued since 2006. Pray that the churches that have been closed will be allowed to reopen.


Algeria

The Algerian Government is reportedly being pressured by other Muslim countries to respond to church growth. It closed at least 11 churches last year. Pray that the Government will resist this external pressure to curb the church.


Algeria

Thank God that the church in Algeria is flourishing, especially among the Kabyle Berber people in the east of the country.


China

Please pray for Chinese Pastor Yang Hua and his family. The leader of Huoshi Church was tortured, and jailed for two years for ‘divulging state secrets’. Since his release, he has been under tight surveillance. One of his teenage sons is now in the US.


China

Pray for an unofficial church in Inner Mongolia where officials harassed the congregation during a Sunday service. They were told to attend an official Three-Self Church – but refused.