Persecution of Christians has increased across the country under the current government, which is led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and funding to Christian organisations is increasingly being blocked. The ongoing conflict in Kashmir is also a continued concern for prayer.

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How to pray

  • For the huge number of indigenous church planters, evangelists and social workers sent out in recent decades to continue
  • For first-hand reports of many new house churches in the north to keep coming in
  • That leaders would uphold the constitutional right to religious freedom despite the influence of extremist Hindu groups
  • That the church would remain strong in the face of persecution, holding to the certain hope we have in Christ 
  • That the rapidly growing need for trained leaders, evangelists and missionaries would be met through Bible colleges and correspondence courses
  • For our partners who are training future leaders, witnessing to many through TV and radio broadcasts, and supporting orphans and disadvantaged women
  • For the unstable, disputed region of Kashmir - that there would be an end to ongoing conflict, and that Christians would live out their faith despite fierce opposition

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