Zhang was the first member of Living Stone Church to be arrested
Zhang was the first member of Living Stone Church to be arrested
Jun. 16, 2017 | China

Pray for Zhang Xiuhong, Imprisoned for Church Work

[262] prayers in [18] nations have been posted for Zhang.

Zhang Xiuhong, a volunteer accountant for the Living Stone Church (or Huoshi) in China, was recently sentenced to five years in prison because of her work with the church. She was arrested in July 2015 on charges of operating an illegal business, but her trial didn’t conclude until February 2017. Zhang’s husband, Chen Zukai, is now caring for their two children as well as for his 80-year-old mother. Chinese authorities have repeatedly targeted the Living Stone Church in recent years, freezing its assets, expelling church members from the property and arresting one of the church’s founders. Pray that Zhang will be granted an early release and that she will have opportunities to share the gospel with other prisoners and guards.

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  • Give this sister a great witness and testimony in prison and bring many to Christ because she is there. Use her mightily there. Also I pray for her family that you will intervene for them in every specific need and protect their little ones.
    Kathleen R - USA
  • Father, we ask for Your protection on Zhang as she is in prison. Use her to reach out to those in prison with her. Give her peace about her family, and bless Chen as he cares for their children and his mother-in-law. Grant supernatural peace in the home during Zhang's absence, and may this family learn to trust You in deeper ways than they have done.
    Antoinette D - USA
  • Father, I thank You for sister Zhang. Please, strengthen her in faith. Please, heal her wounds. Please send calls of faith to the guards of her prison and save them. Please take care of her family and meet their needs. Please reunite her with her family soon. Please, let her find forgiveness in her heart. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Merike O - Finland
  • Dear Lord, thank you for always being with us. I pray for healing for those persecuted and forced to flee homes, comfort for family and friends of those lost or injured, security for those sharing You despite threats, and salvation to those who are persecuting your Church. I pray Your light would shine for many to see through these trials. Amen
    Olga G - USA
  • Lord, sustain sister Zhang & her family through this awful ordeal physically, mentally, emotionally &In Spirit. Enable her to be a light to both prisoners & persecutors. We pray that YOU would deal with Chinese officials as they oppose You & Your laws & kingdom. We ask that Zhang would be released soon. Guide & grow your church in China continually.
    Jane G - USA
  • Father, give mercy and justice to Zhang and her family. Help the children, father, and grandma as they wait for her release.
    Margaret D - USA
  • Lord comfort Zhang. Let her mind be at rest with the knowledge that you are sustaining her family during this time. I pray for her release in Jesus name.
    Cheryl G - USA
  • Father, please encourage Zhang and her family during this time and grow their faith in Jesus. If Your will, grant her early release. May she be a bold witness for You in life and words to those around her as she lets Jesus live through her. Give strength to the family as they live without her. Please protect them all. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Lord Cover sister Zhang on every side!!!!! Help her to stand strong. Cause Authorities to Release her!!!! Give her Favor!! Open her mouth in prison To speak body the word of God. Help her not to fear. Use her to win souls to the Kingdom of God for Your Glory!!!!! Your Excellence in her even behind those prison doors. Do IT Lord!! In Jesus name, Amen
    Deidre S - USA
  • Lord Jesus, we know that you are with Zhang in prison, and we pray that she will feel your presence closely. May her experience peace and joy that only you can give, and may she be a bright light for Jesus in that place. We ask for her quick release and your comfort and strength for those who carry on in her absence. Be near her children and family.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Lord, be with Zhang in this prison in a way that she will be able to be a witness for you while there. In your perfect timing, allow her to return to her husband and children. Comfort them while she is away from them. Give the whole family strong faith, courage and joy in the mist of this unjust situation. May others see and believe.
    Pierrette W - Canada
  • may the grace of or lord Jesus christ be with you AMEN .also i have Charity project wich i would like to involve you if you dont mind ? . but i need you to know that am new here but i will email you Prayer points in Bible so,I will want you to get back to me in my private email address here at ( kattty22222i@gmail.com
    Katty W - USA
  • Holy Spirit I pray that you sustain sister Zhang's faith during this trial. Remind her that she is beloved and that her Savior holds her in His hands. Grant her opportunities and courage to share the gospel with fellow prisoners and guards and may many come to know Christ through her testimony. May her sentence be shortened for your glory. Amen.
    Ingrid V - USA
  • Hi God: Please be with Zhang as she faces this trying time in her life. Help her to be released from prison as Paul was during his travels. Help the church continue to thrive while she is gone. Amen
    Timothy H - USA
  • Hi God: Please be with Zhang as she faces this trying time in her life. Help her to be released from prison as Paul was during his travels. Help the church continue to thrive while she is gone. Amen
    Timothy H - USA
  • Lord God, please protect the faith and heart of this dear sister and her family. Please allow for her release. Help her husband and family as they wait and pray. Feed them, strengthen them and bless them. Would you please open the eyes of the Chinese authorities and deliver them from the deception of the evil one. Father, you are able. Thank you, amen
    Martha M - USA
  • Father, I pray that our sister Zhang will find favor with the prison administraters and guards. Glorify Yourself through Zhang's life and testimony. May the grace and truth of our Lord Jesus Christ be evident to everyone who encounterers Zhang. I pray that Zhang will have an open door of ministry to the other prisoners and those who hold Zhang captive.
    Patrick V - USA
  • My Child I am here for you. I know the desires of your heart. I know every intimate detail of your life. I am with you always. Don’t ever feel you are alone for I am with you till the end of your time. I will walk through the valley of death with you. Do not fear! www.Heistheword.com
    Estelle S - USA
  • Please bring Zhang home. Bless Chen and the children with great strength and resolve.
    Scott B - USA
  • Father, be with this sister. Renew her hope and strengthen her. I pray your will be done. Father, release her so she can be with her children. Please, move on her behalf. Strengthen her family, her husband. may their faith in you grow at this time. POur out your spirit of conviction. Open the eyes of those blind to see truth of the gospel.
    polly c - USA
  • Yes Lord please let the court be mercifull so she will have an early release. Please bless her family with a strong faith. And Lord i ask that Zhang will be deeply grounded in You Jesus. That she will spend all the time she has in prison reading Your Word, knowing You more, and spreading the good word of Jesus. Please fill her with Your passion!
    Piet K - Netherlands
  • sister, cling to the Lord. He is our only hope in a time of need. I pray that God in His grace will see you released soon. let the Lord be your strength. the Lord is returning soon. because He rule and reigns! don
    Donald F - USA
  • Father God, I pray for the early release of Zhang and that you would strengthen her and her family as they go through these tough times. Help them to feel your presence as they navigate these hurdles. I especially pray for peace and comfort in her family specifically for the two children who are missing their mom. Let your will be done. Amen.
    David A - USA
  • Dear FATHER GOD JESUS CHRIST, ( Isaiah 9:6 ) 
              Please saturate Your Church with Your HOLY SPIRIT, AMEN. (Luke 11:13 )
    eric H - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I know that You will not forget Zhang's work and labor of love. I know that You will stand with her and strengthen her. Cause her to be granted and early release from prison, but also cover her to be able to share Your Word while she is there so that no harm comes to her. Cover and keep her family safe, Lord. In Yeshua's name, Amen.
    Michelle B - USA
  • Father in heaven I pray for the release of Zhang. May she bless you where she is with fruitful service. May her spirit be strong. May she always be singing your praises. Bless her with winning ways to speak your truth to unbelievers. May many come to know you and this prison be changed forever even as you change lives and hearts. Blessings on her home
    Shirley D - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father
    Thank you for this faithful sister who is suffering greatly for you. I pray that she remains close to your heart while she is in prison. I pray for comfort for her family and church. Amen
    Denise F - USA
  • Heavenly Father, Let what was intended for evil be used for good in the life of Zhang. Let her light shine so much that others will want to know Your love. We pray for a supernatural release from prison so that she can continue the ministry that You have already planned for her. We pray for Zhang's protection & also comfort and hope for her family.
    Pat B - USA
  • Holy Spirit help Zhang, her family, and the members of this church to trust in you fully. Regardless of the outcome of the trial and harassment let them persevere. Save guards, judges, prisoners, gov't officials, and all involved with this case. Give Zhang and her family favor and peace. Let her have access to a Bible somehow while she is imprisoned.
    Schivon B - USA
  • Father, we come to you now for Zhang and her family. I pray that you would provide for them, giving wisdom to her husband to care for their children and his mother. I also ask that you would give Zhang peace while she is in prison that her family is taken care of. Bless her in prison to speak your words, and I pray you would lift up a lawyer for her.
    Brad H - USA
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