Graduates receive sewing machines in Uganda
Graduates receive sewing machines in Uganda
Jan. 12, 2023 | Uganda

Shunned Believers Receive Training

[214] prayers in [15] nations have been posted for Christian converts.

Muslims who trust in Christ often face severe consequences. They can be rejected by their families, lose jobs and homes, and even be killed. In Uganda, VOM is helping front-line workers provide job training and equipment to support Christian converts who have been shunned by their communities. Two hundred former Muslims recently completed vocational training in sewing, cooking, barbering and metalworking. Upon graduation, they were also given equipment to launch businesses. One of the graduates, trained in welding and metal fabrication, said, “Since I converted to Christianity, Muslims have been mocking me and belittling me for forsaking family and its benefits. Thank you so much for equipping us.”

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  • May many more people bear fruits meet for repentance to thy glory and that the believers offer joy and praise unto thee. I pray this in the holy and almighty name of the LORD and Saviour Jesus Christ, amen.
    Devin C - USA
  • a strong witness to many of having the true faith while belief in any other gods or idols are great sins and will lead them to hell. I pray many will search thy word and understand their sins that they may repent of them with broken spirits and contrite hearts. I pray in this way many Muslims would believe on thy word unto salvation by thine increase.
    Devin C - USA
  • Dear LORD, I thank thee for thy body which considers thy part which is hurting. I pray this training brings many in Uganda to realize that just because they may be forsaken by their earthly families, thou O LORD takest them up. I pray they remain steadfast in the faith in terms of sanctification by thy word in the King James Bible. May this people be
    Devin C - USA
  • ABBA FATHER I pray that YOUR peace reigns inside all the Christian converts in Uganda that is beyond all man's understanding, that only comes from knowing YOU JESUS, and that we, as YOUR born again HOLY SPIRIT filled children, that when we die, we will be with YOU in heaven, for all eternity! YOU are the PRINCE OF PEACE, JESUS! Bathe them in YOUR Love!
    Michael V - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank You for our brothers and sisters who come from a Muslim background. Thank You for their faithfulness despite the tremendous costs they face in following Christ. I pray that You would strengthen them in their faith each day. May You provide for all of their needs, demonstrating Your faithfulness and mightiness to save those who follow You.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Lord, we rejoice in the mighty working of your Holy Spirit throughout Uganda bringing multitudes of Muslims into the Light of salvation in Jesus! Thank you for the training they are receiving from VOM through Frontline workers. Bring healing, comfort and care to converts and strengthen ties to their Christian brethren. Change laws to favorChristians.
    Danae V - USA
  • Lord God, I praise You for VOM's role in coming alongside persecuted followers of Jesus in Uganda who have been shunned and rejected by their own communities. Thank You Lord, for these 200 MBB's who have completed training and are now able to make a living and provide meaningful service to their communities. Father, grant them grace and mercy, amen.
    Forrest B - USA
  • Father, we praise You for drawing Muslims to Yourself and their strong faith to not recant for the sake of earthly families. Thank You for VOM's helping front-line workers to train and equip them to take care of themselves and their own families. We also ask You to comfort hurting hearts and we pray with them for their families to one day be saved
    Gail M - USA
  • Our Heavenly Father in the name of Jesus, I pray for comfort, peace, and protection for our brothers and sisters in Christ. We can take comfort that the Lord is working. He is in control and His Will will be done. We can only plant the seed, the Lord will reap the harvest. We will continue to pray. Stand firm, Jesus is coming soon!
    Susan R - USA
  • Father, these converts are like little children in your kingdom. I pray that even though they may and probably will be persecuted and many will have to give up their homes and families. Keep them safe, help them remain strong. I ask this Jesus's holy name. Amen
    Judith B - USA
  • In the name of Jesus, our Mediator, our heavenly Father, Elohim, God of all, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Uganda Christian converts. We praise You that Jesus and Holy Spirit are mediating for them. We ask of a hedge of protection, and angels from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father, thank you for providing for your beloved children. Continue to grow their businesses and skills for your glory. Use them to be a light in the darkness in their communities. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father, thank You for providing the resources and front-line workers to help these Muslim background believers to draw closer to You and also be able to support themselves and their families. Regardless of their skilled trade, may each of these Christ followers excel in their God-given talents and fulfill all of their responsibilities as unto the Lord.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Father, thank You that VOM is helping Muslims who have lost their families and everything to become self-sufficient through job training. Thank You for their strong faith in You to rescue and provide for them so they can take care of themselves and their own families. Continue, we ask, to bless this program which is helping so many.
    Gail M - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I thank You and praise You for all that VOM is doing to help frontline workers in Uganda by providing job training and equipment to Christian converts sunned by their communities. I pray, God, that these converts will grow strong in their faith and witness for you, leading others to know Christ as Savior and Lord. I pray for VOM.
  • Jesus let this generous act speak loudly to Muslims that Christians are very good and Christianity winsom.
    michele r - USA
  • In the loving name of Jesus. our heavenly Father, Adonai, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Christian converts. We praise You they are standing firm. We ask for a hedge of protection, for blessing on business, and angels from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Lord, thank you for these believers who have followed you and share in your suffering. Remind them that Jesus was mocked and belittled as well and give them courage and fortitude to stand firm. May they be a loving example to their communities who don't yet believe. Thank you for the job training and please provide for all their needs.
    Jackie V - USA
  • God, we praise You for the way You equip Your children to love each other; please bless all these vocations, each one, for you know the names and trades of each of Your children. Prosper them, and let their blessings be poured out so richly they too may share them, and Your love may shine. Please keep them safe. In the name of Christ, amen.
    Kesse R - USA
  • Father bless the Christian converts in Uganda. Bring wisdom, peace & encouragement to their lives as they serve you in spite of persecution. Help them to be bold & bring glory to your name. In Jesus name.
    Rhonda F - USA
  • In the forgiving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Sabaoth, Lord of Hosts and heaven, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Christian converts. We ask for hedge of protection, and angels to encamp around and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father, thank You for providing for Your children in this way. Thank You for those who have been Your hands and feet in this process. Thank You to those who have given to make this happen. May those who've received use what has been given to provide for themselves and their families while bringing glory to You. In Jesus name, Amen.
    Bruce B - USA
  • Precious Lord, thank you for blessing VOM an it's ministry which not only addresses spiritual needs of the people it helps but their physical needs as well. In Jesus name I pray, Amen
    Della H - USA
  • Heavenly Father we thank You for our brothers and sisters in Uganda. We thank You for blessing them abundantly with resources and skills to provide for their families and communities. Continue to sustain them by Your grace. May their lives be lived as ambassadors for Christ to those who are yet to receive Christ as Savior. In Jesus' name Amen.
    Marita J - USA
  • Have brave Dear Father are these converts to Christ. Bless the work of their hands. May others see You at work in them and develop a desire to know the Lord Jesus. Watch over them please in Jesus Holy name amen
    Peggy A - USA
  • Lord, bless the new beginnings of the graduates in faith and training. I pray they are successful witness to those who mock and shun and provide for themselves and families over they would as a Muslim. Let it be a witness to Your power, might and grace and bring others to faith in Your Son Jesus!
    Rochelle D - USA
  • Lord, thank You for sending precious people to take care of these new converts. Thank You for their boldness in serving You and those that You love so much. Give boldness and faith to the new converts and let them see Your glory in all they do. In the name of Jesus
    Alison M - USA
  • Dear LORD, thank you for the equipment & training these believers have received. Now they can offer many blessings to the unbelievers around them. May this be an opening for the Good News. Prepare the way for their salvation. Tear down any evil strongholds the Muslims have built. May the truth of your word shine thru to their souls. In Jesus Name. Amen
    SM D - USA
  • Praise to You my Father, Thank You Adonai for our beloved brothers and sister there in Uganda and for the blessing of VOM ministries in assisting the front line workers who've provided job training. Bless them all indeed I pray. Use their skills to bring glory to Your name. Rain down Your favor and blessings upon them I pray in Yahusha's Name.
    Yahleah M - USA
  • Father, may You sustain these graduates with Your grace, mercy and provision. They have a new family with You as their Father. May their brothers and sisters in Christ support them. Thank You for providing their needs. Encourage them through Your Word and the Holy Spirit as they keep their eye on the prize- Jesus, author and perfector of their faith.
    Beth P - USA
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