The Bairagi Ascetics of India give up their identity in order to become Brahmin religious leaders. But, so far, none of them are known to have understood the message of Jesus Christ, who gave up his royal place in Heaven to come to live with mankind, as a servant, and to die as a sacrifice for all our many shortcomings. Please pray that all of them would understand and come to believe in Jesus and receive the new life he offers. You can read more here: http://www.globalprayerdigest.org/index.php/issue/day/Bairagi-Ascetics/.
Rituals and customs govern many aspects of life for the Mehar people of India. There are very few, if any, among them who have the light of Jesus in their lives. Please pray for God to send people with His message of salvation to the Mehar. And, please pray that the hearts of the Mehar will be ready and able to understand and respond. You can read more here: http://www.globalprayerdigest.org/index.php/issue/day/Mehar-People/.
Being a Christian in Pakistan is hard. Being a girl makes it even harder. But, one ministry is working to teach Christian girls to read and sew, equipping them with important skills to care for themselves and their families. And, the classes provide the girls the opportunities to make friends who share many of the same struggles. You can read more about this story here: http://www.kidsofcourage.com/?p=5650.