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Tajikistan – Seeking Jesus

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DAY 13 – JUNE 18TH, 2016 Tajikistan – Seeking Jesus “How do we actually know if we are one of Jesus’ sheep?” asked Ali, a young Tajik student, as we were reading through the book of John together. We were in the…

Day 23 – Pray for Afghanistan

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Since the Taliban took control of Kabul in August 2021, the tensions between different people groups in Afghanistan have grown. There are over fifty ethnic groups in Afghanistan, each with their own language, traditions, values and orientation within Islam. The Taliban, who…

Day 5 – Pray for Iran

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When news broke of the Irani Supreme Court’s decision that it was not a crime to preach Christianity in a house church in Iran, Laleh rejoiced along with the others in her fellowship. However, since she became a follower of…

Pray for Central Asia

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When 30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World was just beginning, Central Asia was cut off from the Gospel, hidden behind firm restrictions on religious and other freedoms. We have included prayer for this region in almost every guide published. And in some…

Pray for Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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Samarkand is a beautiful, almost mythical city, made famous as a crossroads on the Silk Road trading route. The city boasts three historic sections: the ancient 7th century city destroyed by Genghis Khan in the 13th century; the medieval city of the 14-15th…

Pamiri of Central Asia

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Pray for the Pamiri of Central Asia Pamiri are strong, independent mountain dwellers, easily walking for a day to spend time with friends. Until recently, their rough mountainous region had no vehicular access, but working hard – with lots of…

The Persian Room

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DAY 12 – JUNE 17TH, 2016 The Persian Room – Haik Hovsepian With nearly 100 million inhabitants, the Persian World encompasses all of modern-day Iran and spills over into neighboring Iraq, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Unlike the Sunni Muslims elsewhere in…