Found in South-East Asia, Laos is a landlocked Communist state which places heavy restrictions on essential freedoms, such as freedom of speech and religion.

The growing church endures many restrictions and some persecution, particularly among the numbers minority groups. The pressure comes mostly from family and local authorities.

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How to pray

  • For protection of believers in Laos - that they may be able to grow in faith and evangelise without fear of government intervention
  • For Bibles and Christian literature in local languages to continue to reach this closed country
  • For a relaxation of the laws which restrict Christians, allowing the gospel to spread and be shared openly, without fear of punishment