Speak up for those cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. -Proverbs 31:18-19
To follow Christ in East Asia often takes courageous faith. As fellow believers in Christ, we are called to exercise faith as well and stand with them in prayer, encouragement and generosity. Below are a few ways to prayer for our persecuted brothers and sisters in East Asia and throughout the world:
Throughout this month, which includes the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on November 3, take some time as a church, a Sunday school class, a small group, a family or as an individual to intercede for Christians being imprisoned, harassed and mistreated for their devotion to Jesus Christ. For more resources, see the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted website.