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Prayer News 284 (May-June 2021)

Would you like to be part of Open Doors secret network, supporting persecuted Christians in prayer? The latest Prayer News DVD includes a mix of short videos and audio tracks that will take you across borders and right into their world.

Share this resource with your church, too, by ordering Prayer News from our Inspire team on 01993 460015 or by emailing

Here are some films from the current Prayer News DVD, which you can also watch and download (below):

  • Middle East: Taher* was arrested and threatened with execution because he was a convert from Islam. But despite the pressure, he has remained faithful to God.
  • Iran: House church leader Saghar tells of the time her church meeting was raided by the intelligence services.
  • Nigeria: Hannatu* was held captive by Boko Haram. But she testifies that, during her captivity, it was the Scriptures that kept her going.
  • China: Open Doors secret workers Pearl* and Philip* minister among believers who come from Muslim backgrounds.
  • Burkina Faso: Salamata* witnessed an extremist attack on her church and struggles to see God’s hand on her life.**
  • Central Asia: Anastasia* is a house church leader living in Central Asia, and her passion for the gospel is infectious.

*Names changed for security reasons

** Please note, you may find details of this story particularly distressing. 

Previous editions of Prayer News

Middle East




Burkina Faso

Central Asia

Nigeria: Hajaratu's comfort

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