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COVID-19 Prayer Updates

Through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, read prayer requests and updates directly from our South Asian leaders. You can give to COVID-19 relief here.  2021 May 10th:  Pastor Suraj*, India Warm Greetings to you in Jesus’ glorious name! Thanks a lot for your prayers and concerns! By God’s grace we are keeping well and safe […]

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Pray for the Persecuted 2020: Kashmir

Thank you for joining us in prayer for the persecuted church in South Asia each weekend of November, in a continuation of International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (November 1st)! We pray the stories and wisdom shared by our country leaders have been an encouragement and challenge in your own walk with God.  […]

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2020 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

November 1st is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Many of the believers we come alongside in South Asia are heavily persecuted – they face imprisonments, beatings, deprivation of their rights, rejection by their families, and other forms of opposition. As we pray for the persecuted church, each Sunday of November (starting […]

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Kashmir

Kashmir Kashmir is the newest region where we work. With a population of 13.5 million, this region is located in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. Since 1947-48, when the newly-independent nations of India and Pakistan fought their first war over which country the Muslim-majority princely state of Kashmir would accede to, the portion of […]

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June 2020 COVID-19 Update

As we look back on June, our directors in Bangladesh and northern India share a few stories of the hundreds of families and thousands of individuals they have provided with life-saving food packets during lockdowns.   In Bangladesh, our local coordinator Pastor Darpan* shares about a couple, Padma* and Bakul*: This couple has some land […]

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Advancing the Kingdom in Kashmir

Without a doubt, the highlight of my visit to South Asia last month was my stay in Kashmir, a beautiful region that is disputed between India, Pakistan and China.  The Indian-administered part of Kashmir is the only Muslim-majority state in Hindu-majority India. When Britain left the Indian subcontinent in 1947, partitioning it into India and […]

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Prayer for the Persecuted Church

Sunday, November 6th, is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP). It is a day to pray for and celebrate our brothers and sisters who are persecuted for their faith.  “Often I have heard people say, ‘How good God is! We prayed that it would not rain for our church picnic, and […]