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5 resources to prep your church for International Day of Prayer

Blog Team
Oct 02, 2016

This Nov. 6 is the International Day of Prayer (IDOP) for the Persecuted Church — a time when Christians petition God on behalf of persecuted believers around the world.

Are you ready?

International Day of Prayer

We want to equip you with everything you need to lead a successful event or presentation at your church!

Start planning now with these free resources available at

THE BASICS: Prayer prompts and persecution facts

IDOP is all about prayer, so we’ve compiled specific prayer requests, persecution statistics, and helpful background information that will help you share the vision with your audience.

VIDEO: What it means to be persecuted

Our IDOP video will help your audience understand what it truly means to be persecuted.

It’s easy to download and share!

POWERPOINT: Frame your presentation

We’ve made it simple to outline the importance of IDOP with a downloadable PowerPoint presentation. Use as is or edit and make it your own.

PRINTABLES: Church bulletin and Scripture flier

Help your audience get ready for IDOP with a printable church bulletin and flier filled with Scriptures on the topic of persecution.

STORIES: Real accounts of persecution

One of the most powerful ways to share a message is through stories.

You will find harrowing, firsthand accounts of real Christians facing persecution to share with your audience. You can also stay tuned to our blog for stories we’ll share in the coming weeks.


International Day of Prayer is a time to unite our voices in one prayer for the persecuted church. We serve a mighty God who not only hears our prayers, but listens and acts.

Don’t miss this opportunity to intercede for our brothers and sisters in need!


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