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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

November 2, 2014 (or any Sunday in November)

On November 2 (or any Sunday in November), join churches across the nation in lifting up the persecuted through unified prayer. Share this video with your congregation or small group, and let them see how their prayers can strengthen believers and expand God’s kingdom into the most unreached places.

Every day, believers around the world risk banishment, beatings, imprisonment and death to follow Christ and take His Gospel farther. Perseverance often seems impossible, but when the Lord enables believers to stand strong, He works mightily through their sufferings.

For more ways to get involved, check out our resources below.

Free IDOP Resources

Church Bulletin Inserts

Give your church family a printed reminder of this year's International Day of Prayer, which will give them practical ideas on how they can pray together or on their own.

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Prayer Ideas

Learn some of the common needs of persecuted believers and how to pray for them. Stories from the field will show you how these prayer requests have impacted actual South Asian Christians.

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PowerPoint Slide

Announce the arrival of IDOP 2014 at your church by displaying it on your projection screens.

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Guidelines for Effective Prayer Meetings

"Dear friend, as I share with you these guidelines on prayer, I know that they will do nothing for you, nor the kingdom of God, unless you start to enter warfare and start praying. You will see victories won that you never even dreamed were possible. May the Lord bring you to a place in your life where your prayers will help change the course of a lost world."
- K.P. Yohannan

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(25 min.)

K.P. Yohannan's Encouragement to Pray

Jesus promised his followers the world would hate and persecute them. And many Gospel for Asia supported missionaries have come to know the harsh reality of Jesus' words. Beatings, death threats and imprisonments are a few of the things they encounter on a daily basis.

Hear K.P. Yohannan encourage us to commit to pray and fast for believers all over the world.

Download MP3 (46 MB)

Join the Prayer Team

Join with us as we lift up in prayer the people of South Asia and their needs. Receive emergency prayer requests from Asia, praise reports as God answers prayer and special monthly requests. You can have a part in ministering to those in need, through our most powerful tool, prayer.

Watch the 2013 IDOP Video

Pastor Samuel and Pastor Ugyen's Stories
(6 min.)

Download Video (222 MB)

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