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

[255] prayers in [16] 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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  • Lord, please protect Maung and his family. Today will you bring him special encouragement from you. Remind him of your power and your presence. Renew his strength like an eagle and give him hope and wisdom and courage and faith. May his family continue to trust in you and know you will provide. May many in Myanmar come to salvation through Jesus.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Father God, I lift up my brother in Christ Maung in Myanmar and ask for Your supernatural protection over him and his family to make them invisible to those seeking his harm. Please intervene and stop the search for him and let the authorities move on to other matters. Please strengthen Maung and his family in You and provide for all their needs!
    Sarah H - USA
  • Jesus, I continue to pray for Maung and his family. Guard them and keep them safe in You.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Jesus, we come to You begging for Your brave witness Maung. Guard him and his family. Provide refuge for them and bless them. Bring many to know You because of their witness. Send Your Holy Spirit to give him and his family wisdom, discernment and joy even in this horrible trial. Convict the evil ones who pursue him to turn to You.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Heavenly Father
    Please provide in the needs of maung and his family
    I ask that his faith will not fail and that the authorities will stop pursuing him
    Open the eyes of the government to the gospel
    That they will see their evil ways
    And see that Jesus is the truth.
    I pray for peace for maung and his family
    In Jesus name
    Amen
    Renato V - Netherlands
  • Lord, we lift up Maung and others like him in Myanmar who are faithfully sharing Jesus and ask for You to supply the needs of his family and other families in similar situations. Remind Maung of how much you love his family and his church and that you will provide and protect as only You can. Grant wisdom to those households providing places of refuge.
    Forrest B - USA
  • Father, Please bring Maung deliverance from his enemies who seek to destroy his testimony & leadership. I pray that You will guide him to a safe place & restore his family to him. I ask that all the family's needs will be met, that the church will be strengthened & that those now in authority in Myanmar will be replaced with a stable government.
    Tracey B - USA
  • Father God we pray for this dear family and their needs to be met by their brother and sisters in Christ, Amen
    jeff h - USA
  • Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on your faithful.
    Peter K - USA
  • Dear Father, Thank you for Maung and his family as they share the gospel. Please protect them and provide for them in the Name of Jesus! May Maung and his family be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His Might! Strengthen his church as well and we ask for peace in Myanmar in Jesus' Name! Amen
    Jennifer T - USA
  • Thank You for raising up our brother Maung to care for the spiritual needs of Your Church in Myanmar. We ask You to provide for the physical needs of him and his family during this difficult time. Strengthen his faith as he strengthens the faith of the sheep who are under his care. We ask for peace and stability in Myanmar for the sake of the Church.
    Toni D - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father,
    Be with our brother Maung as he endures this persecution for being willing to risk all to proclaim Your kingdom. Be with him, guide him, give him wisdom and peace. Be with his family, providing for them and comforting them. Keep them all strong! Bring peace to Myanmar.
    In the name of Jesus our Savior,
    Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • In the holy name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Jireh, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Maung and family. We ask that for provision, that they see Your face, a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father God, I pray for peace in Myanmar, for Maung to be safe and strong in his faith, for his dear wife and children to be provided for. I pray that their needs will be met and I pray that the church grow stronger. In Jesus name I pray, Amen
    Marti V - USA
  • Lord,protect this family and not allow any evil schemes against Maung. Please spare his life and when fear rises up, keep Maung in peace of mind and heart while he trusts in You during this difficult time. May this family be reunited in safety, and may their needs for food, shelter, clothing, and more be met. Grant them fellowship with You & others.
    Beth P - USA
  • Father, give courage and strength to Maung. Blind the eyes of those trying to find and harm him. Please provide for him and his family. May they trust Jesus fully. Help the church to continue to be supportive and to grow in faith and numbers in spite of this difficulty. Please accomplish your will in Myanmar and in Maung's life. Thank you. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father God, I pray for your servant Pastor Maung that you help and provide for the needs of his family. Preserve him from the hands of your enemies and keep him from evil
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Our Father, protect Maung as he is in danger for his love for You. Strengthen him, and give him eyes to see the future - one where he will be rewarded for being faithful to You. Bless his family as he is unable to be with them. Provide for them as only You can. Bring others to him who love Jesus and who will encourage him. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Heavenly Father, we pray for Maung and his family. Would you keep him safe from the authorities who are seeking him. Protect and provide for his family as well as his church. I pray for peace and stability in the country of Myanmar. Amen
    Steve P - USA
  • Father please help Maung and his family to find a safe place, and please assure them that they are safe in your hands.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • Thank you Father for protecting Maung. Grant him safety and win his attackers to the kingdom. Thank God!
    Robert M - USA
  • In the loving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, God, Jehovah Shepherd, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of Maung and family., We ask that they continue to trust Your unfailing love, place a hedge of protection around them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear God, thank you for the faith you have given to your flock in Myanmar, including that of Maung. Please grant him strength and trust in you. Move the hearts of those around him. Remind him and his family of your love and care. Please care for their physical needs. We ask all according to your will. Amen.
    Delphine H - USA
  • Lord I praise You for the faithful witness of Maung and his perserverance. I pray for his kids to have enough food and water and their needs met. I pray for them to be kept steadfast in Your love and maintain hope in the midst of it. I pray for those hunting them down to be hunted by the love of Christ.
    Joy H - USA
  • Dear Lord, we lift Maung & his family to You for protection & provision. You control all resources, & we ask You for provision for this family & those who help them. May they grow in strength & wisdom. Help them to avoid the evil that chases them. I lift Myanmar to You. May Our Redeemer, Jesus be glorified there. Now & forever. amen
    SM D - USA
  • Father, on behalf of our brother in Christ, Maung, we ask You to continue to strengthen his faith in Jesus, as well as the other saints in this area of Myanmar. May God arise and His enemies be scattered. May the King of glory, the One who is mighty in battle, show Himself strong and powerful. May the peace that passes understanding permeate this area.
    Patrick V - USA
  • King Jesus I commit this dear servant to your embrace , he is in your hand ,do protect his life and family father God you who feeds the ravens will provide bread for your children,do command the Authority to show mercy to a good man, provide safe refuge for them , Lord you know their grief and the anguish they are enduring without a home,
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Father God, thank you for granting Maung faith to not only believe in Jesus, but also to preach the gospel and lead a congregation. As he and his family face this persecution, strengthen them by the power of the Spirit within them. Provide for their needs and a means to rear their children in the Lord. Grant courage to the congregation as well. Amen.
    Diana F - USA
  • Father, thank You for the faithfulness of Maung and all he is willing to do to escape prison and possible death. We ask Your hiding of him from the eyes of those will ill intent. Supply his wife and children with their daily bread. Bless his church and strengthen them through Holy Spirit. We ask for peace and stability to return to Myanmar today
    Gail M - USA
  • Lord I lift up my brother Maung to you and ask that you would keep him safe and grant him access to the resources he needs to support his family. Let his faith be strong as a shield to protect him from the fiery darts of the enemy. I pray also for peace and stability in Myanmar so that churches may continue to multiply and grow in Jesus' name.
    Matthew E - USA
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