International Days of Prayers for the Persecuted Church – 2020

Uniting in prayer

“If one member suffers, we all suffer together; if one member is honoured, all rejoice together “

1 Corinthians 12:26.

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IDOP Resources

These resources are designed to help you effectively pray for the persecuted!

The International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

1st and 8th November

The Story of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted
The Story of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted

By Brian F. O’Connell The background and history of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted (IDOP) is an important one in the life of the global evangelical church.  Arguably, one can make the case that it was, at least partially, responsible for the highly increased engagement of the worldwide church today, not only

18-months on: Remembering the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka
18-months on: Remembering the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

October 21st, 2020 marked 18 months since the tragic Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Easter Sunday on the 21st of April 2019, a day of celebration for Christians worldwide, proved to be otherwise for many in the small island. Religious extremists bombed 3 churches in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa and 3 hotels in Colombo,

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