Nurettin pastors in an area of Turkey with much opposition to the gospel.
Nurettin pastors in an area of Turkey with much opposition to the gospel.
Jun. 30, 2022 | Turkey

Former Swindler Now a Front-Line Worker

[160] prayers in [13] nations have been posted for Nurettin.

Nurettin first heard the gospel when a church planter shared Christ with him in 2007. At the time, Nurettin seemed interested only as a means to emigrate to Europe, but the gospel worker gave Nurettin a Bible and saved his phone number. A few months later, the church planter visited Nurettin’s city again and accidentally called him. After reconnecting with the Christian worker, Nurettin placed his faith in Christ. As Nurettin grew in his faith, he eventually started pastoring a small house church in his city. His church is in a conservative area with much opposition to the gospel, and some of his church members have faced severe persecution for their Christian faith. Pray that Nurettin will experience God’s peace as he leads in this hostile area. Pray that his congregation continues to advance God’s kingdom despite opposition.

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  • Oh Lord, please encourage, protect and strengthen this pastor. Please give him hope and joy as he serves you. May many people give their lives to you as a result of his work. We praise you that you hear oyr
    Michele H - USA
  • Abba Father Turkey is a islamic country but when we do not give in to spirit of fear the demonic forces are weakened. Bless the believers the be ever so bold in proclaiming the gospel. Love of Jesus must be made known to all mankind. Jesus lover of our souls please empower Nurettin to be fearless of demons and focus on the cross of Jesus & resurrection
    BENEDICTA N - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank you that you use even small things like the phone call to bring your salvation. I pray you will provide peace for Nurettin and the flock he is leading. I pray that your kingdom will be advanced in this area of Turkey through them and that they will continue to work out salvation in their lives faithfully. In Jesus name, amen.
    Emma B - USA
  • Holy Father thank You for Nurettin and his faithfull ministry. Please continue to work in him and bring Your wonderfull peace in his life. Thank You for advancing Your Kingdom through this faithfull congregation. Thank You for all the work You are doing in every nation. In Yeshua we come. Amen and amen
    Colleen R - USA
  • Father, you still change hearts, you still work miracles.....thank you, Jesus! I pray you use Nurettin. Strengthen him and bless his work. I pray you give him knowledge, boldness, as he leads your people. Rebuke the the spirit of fear. Give your children boldness, speak to the hearts of those who oppose the truth. Open their eyes. Move, Holy Spirit.
    polly c - USA
  • In the giving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah El Roi, God Who sees, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of Nuretin. We praise You that he sees Jesus. We ask for provision, hedge of protection, angels directly from heaven to surround and minister to him. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear Lord, We praise and thank you for Nurettin and his congregation for their faith and witness. Please bless, comfort, encourage and enrich them. Help them to bravely live for you and bring others to know and love you. Amen
    Susan G - Australia
  • In the gracious name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Rohi, our Shepherd, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Nurettin. We praise You that he listens to You, we ask for a hedge of protection, angels direct from heaven to surround and minister to him. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Our wonderful Heavenly Father, how you find us is remarkable. Bless the church planter who was led to reconnect with Nurettin and lead him to a deeper faith. Strengthen his faith. Give him wisdom as he leads others in his church to stand strong against persecution.May they lead many to Christ. Amen.
    Mary H C - USA
  • Father, I thank You for drawing Nurettin to Christ and saving his soul to become Your witness in his city. Bless his church and supply all of their needs. Place a hedge of angels around him and his church family as they endure persecution for Jesus. Grant them peace and safety and use them as Your witnesses to Muslims in Turkey and save the lost. Amen
    Alan G - USA
  • Lord, we are amazed at how You orchestrate the moments of our day, putting these divine appointments before us because You know when the soil of people's hearts is ready for the seed of the gospel. Bless our brother Nurrettin and his congregation to reach his culture for You. Grant them peace, wisdom, boldness as he and they reach out with the gospel
    Toni D - USA
  • Thank you so much for giving your life to win Nurettin for yourself, Lord. Thank you that he has chosen to give his life to serving you, and that you are using him to infiltrate this place with your Kingdom of love and light! Please establish your Kingdom here, filling your people courage and love and solid grounding in Truth and righteousness.
    Margaret M - USA
  • Thank you Father, that you have people in this hard areas. I pray for strength and peace as they gather in your name. Let all those around them start questioning in their hearts about Jesus. In His name, amen.
    Nancy H - USA
  • Thank you Father God for working in the life of Nurettin ! Thank you for his EXAMPLE. I pray a deep, heartfelt prayer over the safety, discernment and for the guidance of the Holy Spirit in Nurettin's life! Thank you that he is reaching people many can't reach. Thank you that your almighty hand holds tight to Nurettin! - Melanie, Texas, USA
    Melanie G - USA
  • In the healing name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Rapha, God Who heals, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Nurrettin. We praise You that he preaches and proclaims Jesus. We ask for healing, a hedge of protection, angels from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Just as You turned Nurettin's heart to Your Great Love & sacrifice for his soul, let his witness tear down all strongholds keeping others inTurkey from hearing the gospel Jesus! I pray Nurettin will carry the Fire of God to be released as he preaches the gospel so many signs, wonders &miracles manifest to bring ALL who hear & witness this to be saved.
    Patricia L - USA
  • Thank You Lord for Your goodness! There is no heart too hard for You to touch. Give Your servant Nurettin love joy peace patience kindness goodness faithfulness gentleness and self-control give him wisdom thank You for his congregation and give them courage as they stand for You. In Jesus' Name
    Allison F - USA
  • Your kingdom come Lord in Turkey and across the globe! Give Nurettin peace and exuberant hope knowing you are in control and nothing is out of your control! And you will use all things for good for those who love you and are called according to your purpose. Open doors of opportunities for your message to go forth and let your Holy Spirit move in power
    Atacy U - USA
  • Father God, I praise You for every "accident" that gets a sinner saved. Thank you for the faithfulness of the worker to reconnect with Nurettin. I ask Your protection and peace over the Christians in Turkey and over the church. Give them strength and may many come to Jesus in all hostile regions before our Savior comes. All glory is Yours.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father continue to bless Nurettin with your mercy and grace. Give him all the resources he needs to expand your kingdom in this resistant area of Turkey. Give him and his congregation physical, mental, emotional and spiritual strength to remain steadfast in their Faith and bring others to Jesus. Let their joy be a beacon of light to those in darkness.
    Laurie T - USA
  • What a pray for this man that the Gospel increase in his area of Turkey and that you would give him boldness and protection to preach the gospel and the pastor his house church. Keep his congregation and he himself safe in the mighty name of Jesus amen
    Nancy G - USA
  • Father I pray for Nurettin and his family as he tries to pastor in this Area, let him be bold put on his strength and stand against the foes for the kingdom of God shield him from the snares of the enemy and help him to let his light shine in his community, that he be a soul winner for our Lord despite the opposition that confronts him
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Father, we are amazed by Your workings in the heart of man and can only give You praise and adore You for Your continued grace to us. We are in great need of all You provide. Thank You for saving grace for Nurettin and may You provide all he needs to minister and advance Your kingdom. In Jesus' Name.
    janie b - USA
  • Heavenly Father, thank you for Nurettin, and the faith You have given him and the exciting plans you have for him and his congregation. Thank you for their obedience no matter the cost. Please continue to strengthen them and cause them to be a bright shining light for the gospel.
    In Jesus,
    Amen
    Lis S - USA
  • Jesus, thank You for the amazing work You have done in Nurettin's life and heart. Please give him the strength to stand firmly against opposition, but with love and gentleness. Please give him and his congregation courage to continue to live and speak as Your people so that many more can come into Your salvation.
    Elizabeth M - USA
  • Father God as we know you can and will use all to further the gospel of Jesus. May this dear brother stay faithful in his service to you and continue to share the living word with a lost and dying wrold, Amen
    jeff h - USA
  • God of Mystery, we lament the bitter persecution and violence in Nurettin's community. Bring shalom: healing, wholeness, harmony, liberation. Equip Nurettin with knowledge and wisdom and courage. Surround him with loving community, to encourage and partner with him.
    Jim T - USA
  • Father, We know "accidents" can be part of your plan and indeed it was for Nurettin. Thank you for his growth in his faith and that he is able to pastor a small house church in his city. Protect him and his congregation against those oppose the gospel. May they lead many to You.
    Betty D - USA
  • In the loving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, the living Water, we praise You for testimony and faithfulness of Nuretin. We ask that he see Jesus, a hedge of protection be upon him and angels directly from heaven to surround and minister to him. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father, I thank You for touching this man's heart as he is now one of Your faithful workers. In Jesus' name, Amen.
    Willie W - USA
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