Every year, churches around the world are encouraged to set aside one Sunday to Pray for the Persecuted Church. This year, Sunday, 4 November 2012 has been set aside for this purpose. For those that cannot set aside 4 November, please consider using any other Sunday in November to remember to pray for the persecuted.
This site is dedicated to giving you articles and frequent news updates from the African continent to equip you to be more effective in inspiring, informing and involving your congregation, school, co-workers, friends and family in praying for the persecuted.
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"Remember the prisoners as if chained with them - those who are mistreated - since you yourselves are in the body also."Hebrews 13:3
Sunday, 4 November is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Every year, an average of 240,000 Christians worldwide die as martyrs for Christ. 66 countries severely restrict and persecute Christians.
Three church buildings were attacked and burned down, and others seriously damaged, on Friday, 12 October as Muslim mobs in Dar es Salaam went on the rampage. At the Evangelical Assemblies of God a flag belonging to the Association for Islamic Mobilisation and Propagation (UAMSHO) was raised over the wreckage of the church building.