August the 15th is a year to the day since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. And the persecution of Christians is continuing unabated. The violence and despair that has followed the Taliban resurgence are causing many young Afghans to ask searching questions about their culture and their convictions. And there are early signs that the Christian faith could be growing among Afghans despite – or because – of violent persecution.
Pray for Pastor Wang’s son, Joshua, whom officials in China escort every day to a school chosen by the state. Our partners say the teenager has become withdrawn.
‘Release International is a truly humbling and inspiring charity, seeking out, supporting and protecting some of the bravest and most vulnerable men, women and children who are being persecuted for their faith. Your support means so much. Thank You.’
Bear Grylls OBE