Reports have surfaced that an untold number of children have been kidnapped from their homes in the Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh. Some of the children have been found in various madrasas, Islamic religious schools, in other areas. Eleven of the children have been rescued. Please pray for all of the children, their families, and their captors. You can read their story here: http://www.christianfreedom.org/news/children-kidnapped-in-bangladesh/.
Please pray for Pao, an evangelist in Vietnam. Pao belongs to the Hmong people group and has often been arrested for telling those in tribal areas the truth about Jesus. Pray for his continued strength and courage as he continues to share God’s love, knowing the suffering he may face. You can read his story here: http://www.kidsofcourage.com/?p=5446.
Please pray for Alimjan, a Christian in China imprisoned for his faith in Jesus Christ. Please also pray for his wife and their two children, as they struggle to wait for the end of the fifteen years that their husband and father was sentenced to. You can read their story here: http://www.onewiththem.com/stories/alimjan/.
Drought combined with political instability is creating a deadly situation in Mali for millions of people. Please pray for efforts to bring food and spiritual relief to the people. You can read more here: http://www.mnnonline.org/article/17519.