Pastor Michel with his crutch
Pastor Michel with his crutch
Mar. 24, 2023 | Benin

Pastor's Leg Broken by Voodooists

[249] prayers in [15] nations have been posted for Pastor Michel.

Pastor Michel leads a small church in northern Benin. In September 2021, around 60 Voodooists who live in his village arrived at the church during a service. The occultists broke down the church door and smashed its windows. They then ordered the Christians to stop worshiping and praying. They also attacked Pastor Michel, breaking his leg. The Voodooists said if he did not stop holding church services, they would kill him. Pastor Michel’s leg never fully healed, and he requires a crutch for mobility. Because he can no longer work as a farmer, he has been provided with a small mill he uses to grind crops to support his family.

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  • LORD, please work this persecution towards Your good. I pray he would be helped by a community of believers who are Your hands and feet. I pray his witness would be powerful as voodooists wonder at his hope in You. I pray his they repent of their sins and receive the gospel in the A1611 Bible. May You increase Your body in Benin! In LORD Jesus' name
    Devin C - USA
  • My good & glorious God. I pray for all our Christian brothers & sisters in the body of Christ. Where we are weak, give us strength. Where we are persecuted, keep our faith strong. Where we need guidance, give us the holy spirit & your word to guide us. We ask these things in Jesus's name, Amen! You are our one true God who loves us & we trust in you.
    Janice H - USA
  • I hope and pray in Christ Jesus' name for a daily abundance of blessings, especially your Holy Spirit, wisdom, healing, restoration, love, grace, compassion, mercy, protection, deliverance, resiliance, and so much more. I hope and pray that things are going well and improving everyday. May God bless you, those around you and far away. Amen.
    Gabriel S - USA
  • ABBA FATHER, I pray that YOUR peace reigns inside Pastor Michel, in Benin, that is beyond all man's understanding, that only comes from knowing YOU, JESUS, and knowing 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 him in YOUR Love!
    Michael V - USA
  • Lord in Heaven, I pray for Pastor Michel and his family. I ask protection and comfort as he continues to share the Gospel with those in his community. Bless the church in Benin and may it continue to grow in faith and courage. May we all learn from their examples of faith in our own lives. In Your Precious Son, Amen
    Connie A - USA
  • Dear Jesus, Your precious son Pastor Michel walks with a crutch because of evil men. Please encourage him to persevere in serving You, Jesus, in spite of his suffering. May many turn to away from darkness to Your light because of pastor Michel. Provide for his family. Bring good from this evil he has suffered to bring glory to Your name.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Father I pray they will sense your presence and know many around the world are for them. I pray they will experience your comfort and opening doors for them to evangelize. Pray for boldness to preach the gospel. They will mature in their faith. Pray many would receive Jesus through their teachings. That they would know joy in their sufferings.
    Patricia B - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank You for Pastor Michel and his willingness to serve You despite violent persecution by Voodooists. If it be Your will, I pray that his leg will fully heal as a testament to Your power. May he remain faithful and demonstrate Your love and provision. Please provide for his family and all their needs.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Father, I pray fervently for Michel. Provide for his family through the mill and miraculous ways. Give him wisdom how to continue meeting with his church. Protect their hearts with your peace and their lives with your mighty right hand. May this test bring them closer to your heart. As they draw near to You, witness to the voodooists and save them!
    Lydia S - Uganda
  • Thank you Lord Jesus for our brother Pastor Michel in Benin today. We pray that you would be with him and strengthen him in a special way today. Bless and heal his leg completely and continue to use him, and that his testimony would be strong among the Voodooist and that many would saved. Continue to provide for him in every way. Amen!
    Kenneth D - Finland
  • In the giving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Jireh, God Who provides, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of Michel. We ask for healing, for a hedge of protection, and angels direct from heaven to encamp around and minister to him. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father God, I pray for Pastor Michel to be healed completely in his legs. Let all come and see what you do to keep your children and sustain them with your right hand of righteousness. Let your hand be upon him and keep him from evil. I ask all that in the name of Jesus Christ.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • I love you Lord and I know these, Your servants do too. Please protect, bless and reward them openly so that the lost around them can see the difference and ask, why? May all things be done to Your glory, In Jesus name, Amen. MARANATHA
    Della H - USA
  • Father, we praise You for the strong faith of Pastor Michel and thank You that VOM has helped him in his time of need to be able to support his family. We ask that You continue to watch over him and and his church, protecting them from physical harm. We also ask that the voodooists' hearts be softened and that they would come to saving faith in Jesus
    Gail M - USA
  • Father, we know You haven't changed so we boldly request if it be Your will that You would heal this pastor's legs. I pray this healing will bring revival among Your people and conviction among those who don't know You, especially these Voodosists. In Jesus Name, amen
    Debbie M - USA
  • In the powerful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Sabaoth, Lord of Hosts. as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Pastor Michel. We ask for healing, a hedge of protection, angels direct from heaven to encamp around and minister to him. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Oh Heavenly Father and Lord Jesus Christ, these people are in turmoil, and they need Your help, and they need Your presence, they need Your comfort!
    christine s - USA
  • I pray that Pastor Michel would be encouraged by Your Spirit as he suffers, and that he would continue to boldly proclaim the gospel. Please continue to provide for him and his family, and give him strength to endure what is before him. I pray that he would be greatly used to proclaim Your truth in his community.
    Danielle H - USA
  • God King, You are good. praise You for the faithfulness of Pastor Michel. Thank You for providing a way to support his family. Please bless him and those he loves, those in his church, and seekers in Benin. There is so much evil, but ALL things work together for the good of those who love you, You won't let anyone steal them away from Your love. IJNA
    Allison F - USA
  • Lord, thank You for providing for Pastor Michel. Give him the assurance that You will continue to provide and guide him in Your ways. Give him hope and healing in the name of Jesus.
    Alison M - USA
  • Blessed Father,
    Please be with Pastor Michel. Help him to know your infinite strength and love in the midst of his suffering. Help him to heal fully. Please provide for his needs and keep him safe. Help him to minister to other Christians and to win nonbelievers to salvation in Christ. In Jesus name, amen.
    Scott P - USA
  • Father God, thank You for the steadfast faith and witness of Pastor Michel. I pray You will bring healing to his leg and bring greater mobility. Thank you that he is able to grind crops to support his family. I pray his witness will lead these Voodooists to come to know Christ as Savior and Lord. I pray Your provision for him and his family.
  • Lord I pray for Michael and his family and pray for them to have all their needs met in You. I pray Lord for You to keep the faith strong of his church members and for Your Spirit to pour out on them. I pray for hope to prevail and for Your perfect goodness to pour out.
    Joy H - USA
  • In the agape, sacrificial name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Great Deliverer, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Pastor Michel. We praise You for delivering him. We ask for healing, a hedge of protection, angels direct from heaven to encamp around and minister to him. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Our Father, the most evil thing to do a man or a woman is to criple him hoping that He nor his family could not provide themselves: first they will suffer and then they would die. Thank's for You this bad magic have nothing to do with Christians. Please meet the needs of Pastor Michael's and his family's. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen
    Maria D - Finland
  • Our Father, I pray for healing for Pastor Michel's leg. Thank You that he has a means to provide for his family. May his faithfulness to You be a light to those living in darkness, and all who are in need of Jesus as Savior. Bless those he ministers to, and may those who harmed him come to know You. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • Heavenly Father we ask for the healing of Pastor Michel and this congregation- not only from the physical harm done, but from the emotional trauma. We ask for the salvation of those who attacked this congregation. We pray for Your children to be filled with grace to forgive and boldness to share the Gospel with their persecutors. In Jesus' name Amen.
    Marita J - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father , we come to You in Jesus Name and ask Father that you heal Pastor Michael's leg. Please allow him Lord to continue in his work for you and may he be encouraged and strengthened in Your Spirit, Lord. We pray that Pastor Michael and those who are with him will experience comfort and healing in every area of their lives. In JesusName
    Maria H - USA
  • Dear Lord, please continue to watch over Pastor Michael. Bless him and his family. Provide for their needs. May he share the Gospel with all who are seeking You and Jesus strengthen him , god lift him up , take care of him . In your name we pray, Amen.
    Bianco A - USA
  • Father God, I pray for this dear brother in Christ, Pastor Michel. I ask that you would completely heal his leg and also encourage and strengthen him in his faith. I pray that you would prove yourself faithful in his life by providing for his needs and that of his family. I pray that you would push back the forces of evil in Benin. Protect your people.
    Julia F - USA
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