Nearly every week, a pastor is arrested in India after sharing the gospel.
Nearly every week, a pastor is arrested in India after sharing the gospel.
Dec. 07, 2017 | India

Pray for Christian Leaders Charged with Forced Conversions

[287] prayers in [18] nations have been posted for Christian Leaders.

In September, six Christian lay leaders were invited to a man’s house to pray for his sick wife. While praying, a group of people arrived at the house, forced the Christians outside and beat them. They took the six Christians to the police station and filed charges against them, accusing them of forcing people to convert to Christianity. The Christians were imprisoned for one month but have since been released. Please pray that these believers will remain faithful. Pray that the charges will be dropped and that nonbelievers in their community will be inspired by their example.

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  • Father, thank You for Christian leaders. I pray for Christian leaders all over the world that You would be with them. I pray also Lord that You would be with the six leaders who were beaten for Your Name's sake. Please help them grow in You and be strong and remain faithful. I pray that charges are dropped and justice prevails.
    Kia W - USA
  • Almighty God, Heavenly Father, I ask that you bless and protect these leaders who have been charged with forced conversions. Let Your Holy Spirit help them remain faithful and continue to spread Your Word to others who hunger for the Truth and salvation. Make the charges against them be dropped so that non believers can be inspired to follow you also
    Mirta C - USA
  • Dear Lord, please be with these six Christian leaders by giving them power and confidence to continue to do your work despite the mistreatments. Please be with all persecuted Christians around the world. Give them a special joy this Christmas regardless of the persecution they may be going through. Thank your for such courageous men and women.
    Kathy H - USA
  • Father I want to intercede for these Christian leaders on their behalf with you father I pray that you would quicken them in the spirit and help them to realize you’re perfect love that would cast out all fear and allow them to be intimidated I pray that they would be an example to those around them. And I pray would drop the charges
    Edward M - USA
  • I pray Father God that the charges against the 6 Christian lay leaders in India are dropped, that You give them courage in Christ, speedy healing, abundant provision, unity, love, peace, joy in You, protection, that others there, even those in authority, will be inspired by their example & come to Christ & join them, in Jesus' name, amen!
    Sheela G - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I pray for the faithfulness and strength of those six Christians who were persecuted and imprisoned. I pray the charges will be dropped and they will not hold any anger or bitterness in their hearts for those who mistreated them so that by their example of love and forgiveness others will come to know You. In Yeshua's name, Amen.
    Michelle B - USA
  • Help these lay leaders to be released without charge and be found innocent.
    Debbie V - USA
  • May the Lord continue to work in the hearts of these 3 pastors to reaches these villagers for CHRIST
    Jon Z - USA
  • Jesus, I pray that you would bless these Godly men and that they would all rejoice like Paul and Silas, that they were counted worthy to endure suffering for Jesus name. Cause them to rejoice in you and not to be overcome with fear. Christ Jesus, please keep them all safe to proclaim your Word in Spirit and in truth. May the darkness not overcome them.
    Randy Jay R - USA
  • Father, we earnestly pray for these brothers and thank you for protecting them and keeping them strong in their faith in Christ.
    Kathleen R - USA
  • I ask you Father in the name of Jesus to keep the ministers of the Gospel safe from harm. May the hearts of people in India be touched by the power of the Holy Spirit of God, and be ready to receive Jesus as their Savior. I pray you will encourage the hearts of faithful followers and ministers. I pray many will be healed and saved in Jesus name I pray
    Debby S - USA

  • Dear Jesus I pray that you will be with these christians as they work and believe in you!! Strengthen them and help them to not give up their faith no matter what the police or anyone else does to them!! I pray this in Jesus presses name! AMEN
    Jeffrey B - Canada
  • Father, I thank You that these believers are not still in prison. I pray that the charges against them will be dropped by Your power. I pray that You encourage, strengthen, guide and protect them in the work You have for them. Show those who don't know You, YET, who You are, IN these believers! Father, remove the blinders from their eyes! Amen
    Linda D - USA
  • Great God Almighty, do it again in India, that they may know that our God reigns. Stand for Your children, your servants in India against all other religions. I pray all charges will be dropped and people around will be inspired by their stand. in Jesus name amen
    Ruby J - Nigeria
  • Father, I pray what satan meant for evil you will turn it round for these believers good. I pray your name be lifted up and you will draw all men to you. I pray for the forgiveness of the deceivers & the encouragement of your church in the region especially the 6 with an abundance of joy, peace, & wisdom. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Brenda T - USA
  • Dear Lord, I pray for Your children in India using these six Christian leaders as point of contact. Lord, bless them. Bless their efforts, bless their patience, bless their time and commitment. Help them to remain faithful. May the non believers in their community see these examples of faithfulness and be inspired to give their lives to Christ
    OKECHUKWU O - Nigeria
  • Thank you for these faithful and daring believers. Help them to walk according to truth, deliver them from the wiles of the devil and grant them wisdom. May they be ever strong and joyful in the midst of this giving them opportunity to lead others to the Savior. Help them to be strong and please drop the charges. May others see their faith and believe.
    Martha M - USA
  • May your wisdom rest on the believers. Show them in your word that they are covered by your protection. May they have discernment and courage to speak only what the Holy Spirit tells them to. In Jesus name amen
    sue g - USA
  • Yes, Lord, I agree with these pray requests. Miraculously drop the charges and supernaturally stir the people's heart in the community to be convicted of sin and to desire to know You, the One True God. In Jesus' Name I pray. Amen.
    Katherine S - USA
  • Father, please ensure that all charges are dropped for you children. Encourage them in their walk with you. Inspire them to continue to spread the Gospel. Allow their testimony to inspire all who know them to turn their hearts toward Christ. Use their situation to open the eyes of unbelievers. Convict those who beat & imprisoned them, Amen.
    Donna S - USA
  • Praise God for these faithful saints as they show Your love to others. We ask, God, the charges against them be dropped, and that the authorities will sense the truth and love of the one true God, and will be moved to follow Him in a country that wants to remove Him. To God be the glory.
    Meg K. P - USA
  • Lord God, Father of us all, I ask that you be lifted up in this situation, and your children be vindicated in this matter. Let Truth prevail that they were there to pray for the woman, not force her to do anything, and the idea of forcing anyone to believe in you is foolishness. Let their faithfulness and boldness bring you and your kingdom Glory
    Bob M - USA
  • God the Father I pray for the six Christian leaders and all Christians in India. Bless them and make them stronger in faith. I pray for the charges to be dropped and for the nonbelievers, may them be inspired by their example. In the holy Name of Jesus Christ, Your Son and our God. Amen!
    Nidi K - Albania
  • Dear God & Father, I praise You for the bold faith of these 6 Christian leaders! Give them the conviction & courage to remain faithful. May they be able to resume their ministry safely & effectively. And may their lives draw unbelievers around them to Jesus as You work in their lives. These things I pray for others facing similar situations. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • ALMIGHTY LORD, I am so thankful for the boldness of my brothers and sisters in India who are willing to accept imprisonment rather than stay silent about the love that YOU have to offer. I pray that HOLY SPIRIT will empower these to stay faithful and be used powerfully by YOU in India and that revival will continue to spread across that land.
    Paul H - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father. I amazed at Your love for us! Thank You for keeping my brothers and sisters in India safe and for their release from prison. Please keep them safe and strong in Your Love and Care. May all charges against them be dropped. In the Mighty Name of Jesus I pray. Thank You Everlasting God. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • Father allow praise to rise and truth to be told through what these 6 leaders endured. Protect them from further harm and imprisonment. Let the Gospel spread like wild fire and let those who oppose you now become your proclaimers as they humble themselves to your love and truth. Bring healing throughout India. Send healing, signs and wonders b 4 them.
    Atacy U - USA
  • Lord, I pray you enable the believers to remain faithful. Please have the charges be dropped. In Jesus name I pray, amen.
    Scott P - USA
  • Lord Jesus thank You for releasing Your people from prison. I pray that these six Christian leaders will remain steadfast in their faith in You. I pray that every charge against them will be dropped. I pray that the community would be inspired by these mighty leaders for Your kingdom.
    Rael P - USA
  • Lord I praise You for helping to release these leaders and restore them to their families. I grieve with them as they have been persecuted for Your name, and I praise You that they are honoring Jesus and lifting His name up. I pray that You would help to remain steadfast and that You alone would be their hope and joy so much so that others crave it too
    Joy H - USA
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