A Central Asian believer is baptized in a pool.
A Central Asian believer is baptized in a pool.
Jan. 16, 2020 | Central Asia

Church Grateful for New Baptism Facility

[264] prayers in [13] nations have been posted for New Central Asian Believers.

In some parts of Central Asia, new Christians face persecution immediately after coming to faith in Christ. Viewed as extremists, they are issued massive fines and detained for “illegal religious gatherings.” But for many Christians, the risk of persecution is worth it. After VOM provided a swimming pool to one church for use in baptisms, the pastor sent a photo of the pool’s first use. “Thank you very much,” he wrote. “There is hardly ever a chance (and it is not safe, anyway) to administer baptism in a public place. This blessing from you is very useful for us.” Pray that believers in Central Asia will stand firm in their faith and that new believers will fully commit to Christ, even at great risk.

Write your own prayer for New Central Asian Believers

  • The Lord Jesus Bind and Rebuke Satan, His hosts, the officials, and others from using anything against the Body of Christ in Central Asia. Lord Jesus, Please Open and Give Different hearts to those of the officials and others to You, Cause them to Truly Repent, Believe in, Follow, and Grow in You according to Your Will, In Jesus Christ Name, Amen.
    Marcia H - USA
  • PRAISE OUR FATHER, THANK YOU JESUS!!! for Blessing the Body of Christ in Central Asia to Believe in and Follow You, and for VOM providing a swimming pool to a church for use in baptisms; Lord Jesus, Please Grant them Your Protection, Fortitude, Growth in You, Favor, Way to minister and spread Your Gospel, and Blessed Assurance, In Jesus' Name, Amen.
    Marcia H - USA
  • Dear God, Please help Central Asian believers to remain in the joy, peace, hope, and life of Christ. Thank you so much for the pool that has been provided for baptisms. Please keep these people. May they stay strong, and may you care for them, especially with all the pressure they're under. Thank you. Praise you. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Rae M - USA
  • Our Father, thank You for all the born new brothers and sisters in Central Asia. Please strengthen them in faith and let them keep eternal Hope forever and secure their path. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen
    Merike O - Finland
  • Lord, may all believers in central Asia and around the world take a firm stand for You, in You. We recognize we can only do this through Your grace. blessings, grace & protection to this church in Jesus' Name.
    Lisa T - USA
  • Heavenly Father, we thank you for a safe place in Central Asia for believers to get baptized in Jesus' Name, amen.
    Barbara B - USA
  • Father God thank you for all you are doing! Continue to touch and save lives!!! Cover them with your precious Blood in Jesus mighty name i pray Amen.
    Yvonne T - USA
  • Help these new believers grow.
    Debbie V - USA
  • Thank you Lord for the swimming pool for baptism. I pray for believers in Central Asia to pursue the presence of God in their lives and always seek his face. Let the church leaders continue to disciple new believers and grow the body of Christ spiritually.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Lord, thank You for Your work in Central Asia. Praying for many to accept the gospel and find new life and hope of eternity. Help them to continue to stand strong in their faith in spite of persecution.
    margaret m - USA
  • Thank You, Father, for this provision which will enable our brothers and sisters to obey Your command to be baptized in a safer venue. Thank You for all who are willing to risk the consequences of being baptized because they love You. May our family in Central Asia stand firm in their faith. May new believers fully commit to Christ despite the risk.
    Toni D - USA
  • Praise You Lord for this gift and for continued provision for these believers in Central Asia. I pray that they would all stand firm in their faith and that new believers will fully commit to Christ. I pray that there persecution would greatly be alleviated and that they would be given favor, in the Mighty Name of Jesus. amen.
    Pmandy Y - USA
  • Lord, thank you for these bold brothers and sisters who have come to faith in you despite the persecution they receive. Help them to stand firm in their faith and fill them with hope and encouragement. Protect them from Satan and from people who would try to harm them. May they be a witness in the darkness of the light of Jesus Christ!
    Jackie V - USA
  • Father I pray that the believers in New Central Asia will stand firm in their faith and that new believers will fully commit to Christ, even at great risk. I thank you for the great example the mature Christians are giving to the new and pray that you will be glorified in them all.
    Paula L - USA
  • I give you ALL the glory Heavenly Father in this baptism facility being built. Thank you Jesus HALLELUYAH
    Michael H - USA
  • Ps 143 Holy Father, thank you for these faithful believers who have trusted in you. Cause them to know the way in which they should walk as they lift their souls to you. Deliver them, O Lord, from their enemies as they take shelter in you. Teach them to do your will and lead them in the land of uprightness
    Julie C - USA
  • Lord Jesus, I pray that these believers would indeed stand firm. May they continue to take the public step of demonstrating their commitment through baptism, and may leaders have wisdom and courage as they seek to lead their congregation in this important step. May the gospel go forth and meet many prepared hearts.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Holy Father, I pray for my brothers and sisters in Central Asia who give so much to be Your children. Bless them as they follow You at great cost. May their faithfulness to You bring others to know You. Give them strength and courage to live for You, in Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Lord, please bring those hostile to You to saving faith, uniting the persecutor and persecuted into a family with You as their Father. Please strengthen, protect and guide Your flock as the Good Shepherd, and may they be led in paths of righteousness for Your Name Sake. May they find You faithful and worthy of all honor, praise and glory.
    Beth P - USA
  • Jesus, thank You for the faithfulness of Your people here. Please help them to stand firm in obedience to You, and to pour out Your love on everyone they encounter. Bring many more people into Your salvation through their witness.
    Elizabeth M - USA
  • Father, continue to strengthen your children in Central Asia. Father, help them to see that this is only temporary and a crown of life awaits them. I pray they feel your arms around them, leading them. Pour out your Spirit of conviction on those who oppose. I pray you use your children to share your Word to all who will hear. Bless them.
    polly c - USA
  • Lord Jesus, I pray that New Believers would stay strong in You. I pray that they would have courage and persevere through hardships, and to remember that You are always with them. Please bless these New Believers, and continue to strengthen their relationship with You.
    Amen!
    Jocelyn D - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank You for the new believers in Central Asia and their willingness to follow You despite the real threat of intense persecution. I pray You will strengthen them in their faith, knowing that You are the pearl of great price, worth anything we might have to give up. May they be witnesses to their neighbors of Your great love and faithfulness.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for New Central Asian Believers: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they stay strong & united in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. Open the hearts of officials & others around them to You. May the keep serving & standing strong, growing in numbers & maturity. In Jesus' Name. Amen.

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    Lisa D - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for New Central Asian Believers: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they stay strong & united in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. Open the hearts of their opponents to You, as well as others around them. May they keep baptizing new believers, growing in numbers & maturity. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Father God thank you for this indescribable gift, Father thank you that through your Children we shall provide more. Thank you that through this baptism there is a new birth into life, Lord thank you for persecutors who will turn to you and be baptized and Lord thank you for always answering our prayers may your name be praised in Jesus name Amen.
    Victoria O - USA
  • Lord we thank you for providing Believers in Central Asia with such great faith and perseverance in the face of trials. God we ask that you provide more access to baptism facilities, and bring many more people to know the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and that they choose to follow Him publicly. Thank you. In Jesus's name, amen.
    Samantha H - USA
  • Father, Thank you for the courage believers have to be baptized in places where it is not safe to be baptized. I pray that they will be filled with joy as they obey you. Strengthen them, May their light shine in the darkness and lead others to you.
    Laurie P - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for the New Central Asian Believers: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they stay strong & united in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. Open the hearts of officials & others around them to You. May they keep baptizing & growing in numbers & maturity. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Lord, please continue to be with these believers and churches as they choose You over safety and peace in this world. Lord, please fill them up with Your Spirit and hope and joy and peace. Lord, please help these countries to give these believers freedom of thought and religion. May Your Presence be made known here, Abba. May new life draw them up!
    Amy G - USA
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