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(Voice of the Persecuted) You are invited to join us on Saturday August 21, 2021 in a conference prayer call for the persecuted church hosted by Persecution Watch.

We will continue to lift up Afghanistan and also other Christians who are being hunted down in various nations around the world. 

Philippians 1:21. “For me, to live is Christ and to die is gain”

We have heard reports that Christians are being hunted down and slaughtered by the Taliban. Yet we do not mourn for them as those who have no hope.  

As it is written in 1 Corinthians 15:55

 “Where O death is your victory? Where O death is your sting?  Before that: “death is swallowed up in victory “

Psalm 116:15. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints”

Isaiah 57:1 “the righteous perish and no one ponders it in his heart; devout men are taken away and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. 

We also know God is leaving a remnant, many or few, to preach the Word and do His work; to rescue those who are seeking. 

  • Pray the Lord will hide Christians in the shadow of His wings and in the clefts of the Rock. 
  • Pray Christian children will not be taken away from family and raised as Muslims.
  • Pray those who are being martyred would have peace and the radiance as Stephen did.
  • Pray against spirit of fear; have peace that passes all understanding.
  • Pray for increase of faith.
  • Pray miraculous provision for those in hiding.
  • Pray signs and wonders would follow the believers.
  • Pray Muslims would see and know that Yah is God, as Pharaoh did, and repent and know Yeshua Messiah.
  • Pray for isolated believers to meet other believers.
  • Pray comfort for family members who have lost loved ones.
  • Pray believers would be reminded of scriptures; help all believers to hide the Word in their heart.
  • Pray the Lord will continue to build His church in Afghanistan and around the world.
  • Pray God’s will in every circumstance.

Again, we want to lift up persecuted witnesses to the Lord: 

  • Leah Sharibu, prisoner of Boko Haram since 2018. Pray for her release.
  • Alice Loksha Ngaddah, kidnapped February 2019. She is a mother of two, working as a nurse for UNICEF. Pray for her release.
  • Pray for Pastor Wang Yi to be released from prison.
  • Pray for Anita, a Christian convert facing a long prison term who escaped from Iran and praying to go to a country where she can be free and share her faith openly.
  • For the release of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from Iran. For his family as their Persecution continues. Pastor Nadarkhani is serving the second year of his six-year sentence.

Valerie, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Moderator

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

USA Time Zone:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: 712 775-7035

Access Code: 281207#

Recommended: For those who may be subject to added charges for conference calls. Please download the app, it’s free!

MOBILE APP: Free Conference Call HD also provides a quick and easy way for you to dial into conference calls without having to remember the dial-in credentials. Save all of your conference call dial-in numbers and access codes using this free app. With the Free Conference Call HD you can instantly dial into a conference call via 3G/4G data network and or regular mobile carrier. Google Play link or App Store – iTunes

If you are experiencing any difficulties joining the call, please let us know.

What is Persecution Watch?

Persecution Watch is a U.S. national prayer conference call ministry that prays specifically for the global Persecuted Church. For over a decade, Blaine Scogin led this national network of believers who faithfully pray for the persecuted and the global harvest for the Kingdom of God. The group meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night at 9pm Eastern time in the United States (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted, and the missions became one. Brother Blaine passed into glory on December 26, 2019. It was truly a blessing for all of us to serve alongside this dear man of God and he will be greatly missed. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch remains an important part of our mission. Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with the dedicated Persecution Watch prayer warrior team.

Prior to the passing of Brother Blaine, he confirmed the passing of the torch as prayer conference call leader to Nadia Dybvik. Nadia has a burdened heart for the persecuted and is a prayer warrior standing in the gap for them. She joined the Persecution Watch prayer team in 2013 and has been part of the core ever since. Before becoming the prayer call leader, she served in the role of prayer moderator since 2015. Blaine chose Nadia for her faithfulness to pray for the persecuted and her strong commitment to the Persecution Watch mission. We are blessed not only with her gift of prayer, but her genuine love for every brother and sister in Christ that comes on the call to pray. May the Lord continue to bless Nadia and the prayer team in the mission and their personal lives.

“Pray for us” is the number one request that we hear from the persecuted. As the members of the first century Church were moved by the Holy Spirit to pray, we too must continue to serve those suffering persecution by lifting them up to the Lord through prayer.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the conference call to share the trials they are facing. The team serves to encourage them by washing their feet in Spirit led prayer. Time is often reserved for those on the call to ask questions. We believe this helps to gain a better understanding of the situation that persecuted Christians endure in their specific nations. Q&A also helps us to focus our prayers based on their current needs.

Persecution Watch also hosts callers who want to pray united from other nations. If your heart is perplexed by the sufferings of our persecuted brothers and sisters, you no longer need to pray alone.

We welcome all who desire to pray for the persecuted church and consider it a joy to pray together with you. If you are new to the call and cannot find your voice, listen in and pray silently or on mute. We are grateful and thank the Lord for bringing us all together to pray in agreement for our persecuted family in Christ. We can all be prayer warriors on this call!

God bless and protect you in your faithfulness to serve.

Lois Kanalos, Founder, Voice of the Persecuted, Nadia Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader and the Persecution Watch Prayer Team

NOTE: Please fill out the form in the sign up link below to be included in our distribution list to receive urgent prayer requests, prayer points, notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Note to Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) readers: The Persecution Watch prayer team is also the prayer team of Voice of the Persecuted. SIGN UP today.


1 Comment

  1. Andrea George says:

    Blessings, Andrea
    “All that’s necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke “To Him who is able to keep you from stumbling … be glory and majesty, dominion and power … both now and forever …” (Jude 24,25)

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