Previous prayer news

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Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda: flooding and mudslides

In the past week, devastating mudslides and flooding have hit Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda. Please pray for those who are affected; many have lost everything they own and don’t know where their next meal is coming from or where they are going to sleep tonight. Pray too for those trying to bring aid to […]

Guatemala: upcoming retreat    

Mission partners Mark and Rosalie Balfour are planning a two-day retreat for the Street Kids Direct Guatemala team at the end of the month. Please pray for wisdom and discernment for Mark and Rosalie as they prepare and for the event to be a time of encouragement and renewal of vision. Pray also for Mark […]

Paraguay: changing leadership

Mission partner Tim Curtis asks for prayer for local partner Agustín Maidana who resigned from his role as vicar general in April. He and his wife Teresa had been suffering from a bad case of chikungunya, which causes high fever, headaches and very bad joint and muscle pain. They are now recovering and resting at […]

South East Asia: guarding against human trafficking

Mission partners in South East Asia share that they have begun a school programme in a very prestigious school this month. Please pray for our mission partners’ anti-trafficking message to be well received and for this programme to open more doors in this school.

Ukraine: Offering more than just aid

How our local partners bring practical and spiritual support to their fellow Ukrainians

Sudan: ongoing conflict

Local partner Hassan James writes that the conditions are very, very difficult and asks us to keep praying. For three weeks now, gunfire and explosions have been heard across the capital, Khartoum. Please pray for protection for those caught in the crossfire and for an end to the fighting.

South Asia: recovery and healing

Please pray for local partner R who is recovering from ear surgery and waiting on another procedure. Pray for patience in the waiting and ultimately for healing.

Pakistan: economic crisis

Pray for the people of Pakistan, where the prices of everyday commodities continue to go up and many are having to make difficult choices, for instance between healthcare and schooling.

Latin America: threats to ancestral lands

Please pray for indigenous peoples facing threats to their ancestral lands from multiple sources. In some cases, it is the failure of governments to recognise the rights to their lands, in others it can be illegal mining or onrushing farm expansion. Pray for those facing these challenges, that they might find the right ways to […]

India: conflict in Manipur

Please pray for the people of Manipur, where there is an ongoing clash between the dominant people group and smaller people groups. People from the Meitei group have ransacked 15 churches and there are also reports of several deaths, many casualties, and villages being burned down. Please pray for an end to the conflict and […]

Asia: staying well and standing firm

Across the region, COVID is again on the rise, as is influenza, in spite of the summer heat. Pray for God’s protection and for people to take sensible precautions so that the viruses stop spreading. Pray for the people of God to stand firm as persecution continues to increase in Asia, and in particular in […]

Argentina: training for rural church leaders

Local partner Marcos Humacata and other rural church leaders are receiving training this week and next. Marcos asks for prayer for leaders to be encouraged and challenged through the Word of God, for the Holy Spirit to guide them and for cultural and language barriers not to cause difficulties. Please also pray against the spread […]