A church leader in Myanmar is on the run as authorities seek to silence him for his faithful witness.
A church leader in Myanmar is on the run as authorities seek to silence him for his faithful witness.
Nov. 25, 2021 | Myanmar

Authorities Hunting Down Church Leader for His Faithful Witness

[112] prayers in [11] nations have been posted for Maung.

Following the military coup that occurred earlier this year in Myanmar, authorities have been searching for local church leader Maung, seeking to detain him for his faithful Christian witness and leadership among congregants. Fearing for his life, Maung is moving from house to house and is unable to support his wife and their two young children. Pray for Maung to be strong in his faith. Pray for his family’s needs to be met, and pray for his church to be strengthened. Pray also for peace and stability in Myanmar.

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  • Father we humbly lay these prayers for suffering Christians around the world at your feet. Please shelter them from hate and violence. Please make provision for them dear Lord. In Jesus' precious name we ask. Amen.
    Anne G - USA
  • Father, we praise You for your steadfast love, faithfulness, compassion, and mercy. Please provide protection, strength, food, clothing, shelter, and other needs for our brother and his family. Shield them from anyone or anything that is threatening to harm him. Reunite his family, and bring peace and stability to Myanmar. In Jesus' name. Amen
    Kathy H - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    We lift up Maung and his family. Please bless and protect them, and help them know your strong comfort and presence at this time. Please also bless all who know and love you in Myanmar. Bless too those who don't know you, that they may think of you and turn to you. Amen
    Susan G - Australia
  • Heavenly Father, please keep Maung safe from those who are hunting him. Take care of his family and the church. Provide for them richly, Lord, in body, mind and spirit. Help them all to be strong in their faith and strengthened by your Holy Spirit to continue to worship you. Bring peace and stability to Myanmar, and open the Buddhists to faith in you
    NANCY T - USA
  • JEHOVAH Jireh, JEHOVAH Nissi, please keep Maung strong in his faith. Please provide for his dear family. May there be peace and stability in Myanmar so that Maung doesn't have to run anymore. May his church be strengthened. May the Christians know what to do to help in this situation. Thank You. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • Lord, I pray that Maung will be strong in his faith as he is persecuted for being a church leader. Please provide for his family's needs to be met, and may his church to be strengthened. Would you please bring peace and stability in Myanmar.
    Bill B - USA
  • Thank You Father for leading Maung to move from house ot house to escape being detained. Thankfully Lord, Your Word says, "My God shall supply all your needs Maung, wife and two young children according to His riches in glory. Lord send Your ministering spirits, the angels to minister to this family in Jesus' name. Be strong and of good courage!!
    Elsie B - Canada
  • Thank you, Father , for Maung and hos faithful witness to you. May he know your presence with him as he moves from place to place. May You bring shalom into this situation and protect him. Please provide for his wife and children and protect them also. Thank you for your curch in Myanmar.
    Richard B - New Zealand
  • Dear Heavenly Father YHWH - You see the travails of Maung and his family - please intervene as You see their needs. Do not leave this little family to hands of their enemies.
    Desiree W - USA
  • Father, please keep Maung strong in faith and protect him. Please provide in Your wonderful grace for his needs and the needs of his family to be met. Please strengthen the church he pastors. Please strengthen, protect and encourage Christians in Myanmar. Soften, please, the government to Your Son, Jesus, and to Christians. In Jesus name, amen.
    David L - USA
  • Father, please keep Maung strong in faith and protect him. Please provide in Your wonderful grace for his needs and the needs of his family to be met. Please strengthen the church he pastors. Please strengthen, protect and encourage Christians in Myanmar. Soften, please, the government to Your Son, Jesus, and to Christians. In Jesus name, amen.
    David L - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father,
    I pray that you would help Maung provide for his family despite having to hide from authorities. I pray his church would be strengthened and that his witness would be effective.
    In Jesus' name I pray,
    Amen.
    Marisa M - USA
  • Thank you father for a son who stands firm for you by your grace. Give him strength to continue. Give him joy in it all. Guide and provide for his family and keep them all at peace. In Jesus name. Amen.
    Ajanigo O - USA
  • Thank You Lord for always being with us during our most difficult times. You are always faithful! Please dear Heavenly Father let Your presence be known to Muang and His family. Allow them to get to safety and be able to continue to preach Your gospel. Help them to have life's basic necessities and bless them with people who are able to help. Amen!!
    Donna H - USA
  • Dear Father please meet every need for Maung and his family. Strengthen their faith,and give them boldness and love for those who persecute them. I pray for the church in Myanmar as well and for the entire country to believe in Jesus. Amen.
    Michael H - USA
  • Lord, thank you for your faithfulness in providing for your children! May your gracious hand supply all of Maung's needs for provision and safety. Embolden him in his Christian witness and bring the peace and stability to Myanmar that will allow your Gospel to go forth unhindered. In Jesus' name, amen.
    Maria L - USA
  • Father, I cannot imagine the sadness that Maung is experiencing since he is unable to support his wife and small children. I pray that their needs will be met according to your riches in glory. You love this family and will supply their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. I pray for peace and stability in Myanmar.
    Betty D - USA
  • Lord, I pray for peace and stability in Myanmar, protection for Maung and his family. Meet their needs, strengthen his church and help them spread the gospel.

    De. 31:6 Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
    Nellie H - USA
  • Eternal Father, bless Maung and lead him in the way that You would have him to go. Provide for his family's needs and that they be strengthen in their faith. Watch over and protect Maung and his congregation. Bring about peace and stability in Myanmar. Let the gospel spread through out the country. Pour out Your Spirit on all the believers. Amen
    Andre K - USA
  • Our Father, please bless Maung and help him and his family, please meet their needs. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen
    Merike O - Finland
  • Father thank you for your faithful servant, Maung. Please protect him and his family. Supply all their needs according to your riches in glory. I pray that he can be with his family and support them without worry. I pray for the peace of Myanmar. In Jesus name I pray, amen.
    Danny S - USA
  • Our Father in Heaven, the people of Myanmar need Your help right now including Maung who has served You and is running for his life. Please let healing come to that nation. Please help Maung know what to do. Let Your Name be honored through all of this. Help Maung provide for his family. Let an end to oppression come to that nation. Build Your church.
    Jean S - Canada
  • Father God please help Maung in his faith and his family. Please help in his family needs. Please protect Maung, his wife, and his children. In Jesus name. Amen
    Arnie W - USA
  • Lord, I pray that You keep Maung strong in his faith and please enable his family needs to be met. I pray that You strengthen his church and allow peace and stability in Myanmar. In Jesus most Holy name I pray, AMEN!!!
    Scott P - USA
  • Jesus, thank You for protecting Maung. Please provide for his family so that his children will grow up with a strong faith in You. Strengthen his church's loyalty to You. And turn his pursuers away as You have for so many of Your people in the past. Please bring Your peace to Myanmar.
    Elizabeth M - USA
  • Praying fervently and daily. My husband and I have been blessed to be in Myanmar on mission, and are hoping to return. You and your family remain in our prayers.
    Anne Margaret H - USA
  • Dear Jesus, please bless and protect Maung and his family. Help him to continue the work you've called on him to do. Strengthen his faith and help him to feel Your love and presence in extra measure. Please soften the heart of his persecutors that they may also come to know your heart.
    David B - USA
  • Heavenly Father, Thank You for the faithfulness of Muang. Please protect , strengthen, and make provision for him and his family. Frustrate the plans of the wicked against him and other believers in Myanmar. Let him not grow weary in well-doing. Open the ears and eyes of those he witnesses to, and strengthen the church members. In Jesus' name, Amen.
    Michelle B - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father! You see what this man is going through on behalf of Your Son Jesus Christ I beg of You help him to survive and to escape these evil pursuers! Please give him all the provision he needs for himself and his family! Thank You so much for hearing our prayers for this man!!
    christine s - USA
  • Heavenly Father,
    We pray that You would give Maung a bold spirit along with wisdom, discernment, and love to pray and stand firm. Protect his family and provide for their needs. We pray for the civil unrest to be under your rule and authority. We pray for the leaders, Buddhists, and Muslims to have encounters with You, Jesus. Peace to Your churches!
    Karen G - USA
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