Doreka and her children are happier now in their own home.
Doreka and her children are happier now in their own home.
Nov. 15, 2018 | Uganda

Christian Woman and Children Kicked Out of Home

[207] prayers in [14] nations have been posted for Doreka and children.

When Doreka told her Muslim husband that she had become a Christian, he angrily chased her out of the house and told her he would hang their four children. She quickly gathered the children and took refuge in a nearby church. “No matter what happens, I stand firm in Jesus Christ because of His promises,” she told a VOM worker. “In Islam, they teach that their heaven is a garden. But I heard that Jesus is the one to take us to the Father, so I accepted Christ.” With assistance from VOM, Doreka and her children are now living in a house of their own and the children are back in school. Their local church also continues to provide support and encouragement. Pray that this family will continue to trust the Lord.

Write your own prayer for Doreka and children

  • Dear Lord, thank You for saving this family. Let Doreka and her children mature in Christ and grow in grace and love. But Lord, remember her husband. Reveal Yourself to him as God and may he come to saving faith. Break the hardness and murder in his heart. Reunite him with his family for Your glory. Draw many to You through their story. In Jesus' name.
    Claire F - Barbados
  • Lord Almighty, please protect this family from violence and help them grow in their new faith. Change the heart of their father and husband. Help him to see that Love is near. May he grasp it. Thank you for this wife and her children's faith. Strengthen their local church with worship and the Word. Hold them close and provide for them in every way.
    Amy G - USA
  • Lord, we praise you for the faith of our sister Doreka, and we pray that you will bring each of her children into a deep walk with Jesus. Please keep them safe and remind them that you are their Father. Please provide abundantly for their needs, and may their testimony bring others to faith in Jesus.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Father, Please protect Doreka and children. Please give her strength to deal with her sufferings and keep her joyful and faithful to her new faith. Please give her children courage and protection and faith to know that you will be with them no matter what. Thank you for their salvation and faith. Amen
    Isabel S - USA
  • Oh Lord and Heavenly Father, I thank you so much for saving sister Doreka and her children. Glory to your precious Name. I ask that you continue to lead her and order her steps in wisdom, knowledge and understanding. Lord please tell Doreka that we love her from all over the world. Teach her all that she need to know until we meet her in Heaven. Amen!
    Anthony D - USA
  • Father, I pray for this sister and her children. I pray you watch over them and strengthen them. Speak to the heart of her husband, open his eyes, pour out your Spirit of conviction upon him. Please, wrap your arms around this family and protect them, May they grow in you.
    polly c - USA
  • Father God, thank you for VOM. Help the world to see the vast difference between the truth of those who love Jesus and those who do not. Through Jesus, we are brought into a safe and eternal family. Help the people see. Thank you for providing help to Doreka and her children. Let her husband be convicted of his sins and turn to the truth.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father God, thank you for providing for Doreka and her children. Protect them from evil. I pray that her husband would come to know Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. Reveal yourself more each day to Doreka and her children. Keep them strong that the name of Jesus be lifted higher. Remove all fear and replace it with your forgiveness.
    Mindy S - USA
  • Father, thank you that you have rescued Doreka and her children and that VOM has helped them. Keep them strong, Holy Spirit, that they continue to trust You, Father. I also pray for Doreka's husband, that you would reveal yourself to him and come to know your love for him.
    Pierrette W - Canada
  • Heavenly Father,
    I just pray that you give this family peace and comfort while they are going through this tough time. God as they continue to learn about you, help them to get a sense of hope about what you can do in their lives.
    Morgan O - USA
  • Father, thank you for taking care of this family of believers. Please touch the heart of Dereka's husband and bring him to Jesus. Lord, be a fortress and a hedge around Doreka and her children. Keep them from temptation and deliver them from evil. Fill them with your love and joy and peace. In Jesus name I pray.
    Lee A - USA
  • Dear Lord, thank you for the faith of Doreka. Please provide for her needs to be safe. Strengthen the love she has for Christ and for others. Soften the hearts of her family and other unbelievers so that they too may be saved.
    Betty A - USA
  • God pur Father bless & protect this family. May they feel Your warm embrace and power. Fill them with courage and shrudness to be witnesses of Your Son Jesus. God be their provider & healer. May the family live under Your shelter & You nurture them spiritually & physically. You lead many to run to You God. May Your light shine so blind may see & heal
    Benedicta N - USA
  • Thank You for Doreka's faith in You. I pray it would only grow stronger, deeper and more emboldened to share the Gospel with those around her. I pray the hearts of her husband and countless others will be turned to You through her witness.
    Tricia W - USA
  • Dear Father, I thank you for providing a home for Doreka and her children, and more importantly, that they have fled the Islamic religion. I pray they will remain faithful and grow in faith, wisdom and discernment. I also pray for the husbandfather that he repent of his wickedness, come to saving faith in Jesus Christ, and one day reunited with them.
    Curtis M - USA
  • gracious Lord, comfort and keep this precious family together. stay on the battlefield for God, and He will see you through. He's coming back soon, so wait for His coming.
    Donald F - USA
  • Blessed Doreka and her children. Thank you for her deliverance. May they continue to enjoy your peace Lord Jesus. Restore to them the years that were robbed from them. Remove the shame and despair and replace it with hope for their new future. Thank you that cycles of abuse have been broken for generations for Doreka's brave steps of faith.
    Cheryl G - USA
  • Our Father, thank You for Your work in Uganda. Please help Doreka and her children. Please strengthen them in faith and meet their needs. Please give them new friends. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Merike O - Finland
  • Holy Father be the father to Doreka and her children. I pray for them Psalm 40. Continue to give them a patient waiting for you, original racing heart, a faithfulness even to sacrifice. Be their deliver and show your power among them. Open the Eyes of their Earthly father and family that they too may know your light and joy
    Rachel Albro H - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I praise You for Doreka! I pray for her & her children: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May this family remain strong in their faith in hope. Enable their local church to keep giving them support & encouragement. Bring Doreka's husband to repentance. May he reconcile with his family. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Father, what a beautiful declaration of faith made by Doreka. May we all take this stand when our time of trouble comes. You can truly see the joy of the Lord in their faces. Thank you for providing a way of escape and for bettering their circumstances. Please work on the dad's heart so this family can be united in Christ. Amen.
    Melody F - USA
  • Dear Lord
    I pray for Doreka and her children. What faith Lord! Help them all. Provide for them and protect them. Thank You for all those You have sent to help them. Cover them all with Your Wings and bless them. Soften the husband's hardened heart; let him come to You. May they continue to stand strong in the Gospel!
    In Jesus' name I pray, Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • Most High God, in Jesus name show these faithful that there faith is not in vain, fill them and use them for your glory
    mark h - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I praise You for Doreka! I pray for her & her children: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May this family continue to trust Jesus. Enable their local church to continue to give them support & encouragement. Bring Doreka's husband to repentance. May he be reconciled to his family. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Holy Father, wrap Your arms around Doreka and her children as they live for You. Protect them from those who would harm them. Continue to surround them with those who love You and will encourage and support them as they grow in Your word. May their faithfulness be a light to those in darkness. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Lord, please fill Doreka and her children with your presence and your love. Open her husband's eyes to see that You are the true and living God and there is none besides you. I pray they will continue to trust and obey you. Please take care of their needs as you have already done through the body of Christ.
    Laura C - USA
  • Lord, I pray for Doreka and her kids as they stand for Christ in a majority Muslim country. I also pray that her husband also comes to Christ as well. Please guide them and strengthen them the only way you know how through the Holy Spirit and prayer. Please help her church get her the supplies she and her family needs as well. Lord, just help them
    Brian E - USA
  • Dear Father, you see the injustice that is being done to your daughters and children. Please provide a safe home for them that they can continue to learn about you. Give them courage and peace of mind knowing you are there with them. In Jesus name Amen
  • Father, continue to shower Your grace, mercy and compassionate care upon Doreka and her four children. Enable Doreka to trust in You with all of her heart and lean not on her own understanding. Thank You for other faithful believers who've come along side Doreka and her family to provide them with needed support, encouragement and practical assistance.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I praise You for Doreka! I pray for her & her children: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May this family continue to trust Jesus. Enable their local church to continue to give them support & encouragement. Bring Doreka's husband to repentance & may he reconcile to his family. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
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