Radical Fulani Muslims attacked a Christian high school in Nigeria, kidnapping more than 100 students.
Radical Fulani Muslims attacked a Christian high school in Nigeria, kidnapping more than 100 students.
Jul. 22, 2021 | Nigeria

More Than 100 Students Kidnapped from Baptist High School

[184] prayers in [19] nations have been posted for kidnapped children.

Radical Fulani Muslims attacked Bethel Baptist High School in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna on July 5, 2021. The attackers rode in on motorbikes, shooting wildly into the air as they broke through the fence surrounding the school. The exact number of those kidnapped is uncertain, as some were able to escape in the attack. The Bethel Baptist Church pastor's son was among the students who narrowly escaped. "Right now I'm speechless," the pastor said. "The school is an educational ministry of my church. This is a very, very sad situation for us." Please pray for the safe return of all the students who are still missing, and pray that their kidnappers will be brought to justice. Pray also that the parents whose children were kidnapped will be comforted.

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  • Holy Father, thank You for providing this school. Please help each student overcome fear and put their trust in You, remembering what they have learned of Jesus. Will You continue to minister to the families whose children were taken. Please, Holy Father, bring every student safely home to their family. We love You, Jesus. Please send grace to help
    Karen K - USA
  • Lord God, I ask that Your justice would be served and these children would be able to return to their families. Please surround them with Your strength to remain faithful to You, and may their parents also have the endurance they need to wait and suffer. May these kidnappers be kept from harming any more innocent lives.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Father, I pray for those who have been kidnapped. I pray You will keep them safe from harm and return them safely to their parents. I pray You comfort the parents as only You can. Your word says You hear the desire of the afflicted and You incline Your ear toward them. Lord save them and bring the wicked to justice.
    scott L - USA
  • Father, I can't imagine the heartache these parents are going through. Please give them peace that can only be explained by your Holy Spirit. I pray that you will be over the children and keep them through whatever they may be dealing with. I pray that they will be found and that the kidnappers will be brought to justice and will hear of Christ.
    Vicki W - USA
  • Abba Father, I pray You will continue to show these precious children in Nigeria that You are Lord, despite their circumstances. Strengthen them in the face of adversity and protect them from harm. Calm the anxious spirits of their parents and may all the children be returned to their families without delay. In Jesus Name, AMEN
    Linda R - USA
  • Father I pray for these students that are being deprive of their freedom and disruption of their peace, and parents that are leave in grief, do grant their safe return, and put an end to such non sensual act , let children be left in peace, to enjoy their childhood, comfort them where they are and let empathy be shown to them, deal with their heart
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Free these students and bring their kidnappers to justice by their own Sharia laws. Pray these children will strong in Christ and help parents learn of their freedom was from the Lord.
    Debbie V - USA
  • Father, guard these dear children and may they remain faithful to Jesus in this ordeal. Please release them to their families. Give wisdom to the family members to know what to do and help them to rely on you. May righteousness and justice prevail. Draw the abductors to Jesus so they may be saved and transformed. Thank you for working your will in this
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Almighty God remember these your children that you created in your image and likeness and keep the from evil to preserve their souls. We trust you Lord for the next generation of apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teaches of your word who come out of this ordeal. I ask all that in the name of Jesus Christ.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Dear Lord, please help these children to be found. This is a horrible situation Father and we need Your power and Your protection in these students lives. Please do mighty miracles in this situation and help these people who did this to love more and to hear about you and come to have a desire to follow You in Jesus name amen
    Sierra H - USA
  • Father, I pray for the kidnapped children from the Baptist school in Nigeria. I pray that you would keep all of these children safe and return them to their families in Jesus name. Please comfort them as well as their parents and families at home. All things are possible with you God. Please have mercy on these children. In Jesus name I pray amen.
    Nancy G - USA
  • Heavenly Father we bring our brothers and sisters in Nigeria to You where there has been another kidnapping of students. We ask You to protect these students from all harm and that they be returned to their families soon. May Your Holy Spirit comfort their families. May those who committed these acts be brought to justice. In Jesus' name we pray, Ame
    Marita J - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank You for the mercy You regularly shower upon us. I pray that You would comfort the families of the kidnapped children of Bethel Baptist High School. May You be glorified through the safe return of all the missing students and may their kidnappers be brought to justice.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Dear Father, Our hearts break at the news of these precious students being kidnapped. We have prayed and continue to pray that Your Good will come from this and you will guard your children who were taken. May they express the Love of Christ to their captors and stand firm in their faith if they know you. Be with the family members and community!
    Jennifer T - USA
  • Father, please move on the behalf of these children. Dear Lord, bring them home safely. Comfort their little hearts and the hearts of the parents. Lord, you see where they are, please move. Please, Lord bring them home. Speak to the hearts of those who did this. Open their eyes to the truth. God bring an end to this please, in Jesus name.
    polly c - USA
  • Father please comfort and protect this hurting community. May these children all be freed and return to their families.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • In the name of the resurrected Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah El Roi, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we adore You for faithfulness of these kidnapped youth, for Your Word, for multiple ways of sharing Your Word. We ask for release, a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father we come to You, as the Righteous Judge Who loves justice and also loves sinners. We ask You to release those children who are still missing. While they are in custody, protect them and grant peace to their families. Thank You for those who were able to escape. Bring emotional and physical healing to those who have been traumatized by this act.
    Toni D - USA
  • Yes, we are speechless of this horrifying ordeal. But God, You are more powerful than these kidnappers. You will not let these children alone. You will be with them. Thank You for their salvation and release. Thank You too for their parents' comfort, You are the Comforter.
    We bless these kidnappers, please bless them too.
    rian P - Philippines
  • Hallowed be thy name oh LORD! Father please help your son and daughters in Nigeria who are suffering untold mayhem, killings, oppression, kidnappings and persecution of Christians in Nigeria and their neighborhood, help them LORD! Let the killings and all the evils against Christians stop and let all people in Nigeria live in peace in JESUS name Amen!
    Chima U - Switzerland
  • Lord I lift up the families of the kids kidnapped and pray for them to find comfort in Your loving arms. I pray that they would feel Your compassion and Your steadiness in the midst of the emotions. I pray for the attackers to be brought to justice and transformed by the Gospel. I pray for safety and life for each of the children taken.
    Joy H - USA
  • Dear Father, protect your children & bring them safely home. Please comfort them & fill their hearts with your love. Help them to remember the truth & love of your words as they struggle with fear. Walk with them Lord. Be also with their families & surround them with comfort & peace. Lord confound the kidnappers & administer your righteous justice.
    Sharon W - USA
  • Father I pray for the safe return of the students that where kidnap you will bring them back safely. And bring comfort to there parents and watch over them. And strenghten them in there dark hour and bring there kidnappers to justice
    Randall J - USA
  • In the powerful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, El Shaddai, God Almighty, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of kidnapped children. We ask for provision for them, for a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • God, as the persecution of Christians in Nigeria continues, I pray for Your intervention in this kidnapping. I pray each of the missing students will be returned safely. I pray the girls will not be sexually abused. I pray You would provide comfort for the family and friends of the victims. I finally pray the kidnappers would be caught and punished..
    Curtis M - USA
  • Lord touch the hearts if the second children as only you can as they face fear and mistreatment. Protect their hearts and minds from life debilitating trauma. May they be released! In Jesus name amen.
    David H - USA
  • Father God, in the mighty name of JESUS, please help those who were abducted by evil men. Please protect them and return them safely to their homes. Please comfort the families as they wait and trust in You. Comfort and reassure the believers and the let the wicked repent and be brought to justice. I ask it all in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus
    Kathy G - USA
  • Lord, God, I pray for the quick and safe return of all the children who have been kidnapped. Please bring the kidnappers to justice and not allow them to repeat such an awful offense. Please comfort the parents and families of these children, give them an extra measure of your peace.
    Robin B - USA
  • Father, please return these kids to their villages and let the government help make that happen. Encourage the Nigerian church to keep the faith and depend on you for strength and help.
    michele r - USA
  • Oh Lord you see this injustice! You see these students- right where they are- you see their captors. I pray you would do a Miracle so that everyone would know that You are True God who loves His people. You are the Shepherd of their souls. Draw so close to these grieving and traumatized families- that evil would NOT win here!
    Margaret M - USA
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