On June 29, many will mark the Day of the Christian Martyr by recognizing and honoring the sacrifice of those who have been killed because of their faith in Christ. Learn more, and join us in prayer as we reflect on our precious commitment to Christ and what it means to those living in areas of severe persecution.
Find out which countries in the world are the most dangerous for Christians:
- World Watch List 2022, Open Doors
Read stories of Christians who live under persecution yet persevere in spreading the gospel:
- Aisha is ready to die for christ, by Open Doors
- Houmayoun: Imprisoned pastor evangelizes to Muslims, by Voice of the Martyrs
Learn how to pray for our brothers and sisters experiencing persecution:
- Pray by country, by Barnabas Fund
Help your church learn about about persecuted Christians:
- Day of the Christian Martyr resources for churches, by Release International
Still want more information? The Lausanne Movement takes an in-depth look at how to help our persecuted brothers and sisters.
- How should we respond to the persecution of Christians, by Lausanne Movement