The Prayer Band that Started a Revolution

November 19, 2008 at 12:54 pm | Posted in prayer | 5 Comments
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This prayer band has been declared illegal in China.

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Chinese police have stopped people on the streets and taken the bands off their wrists. Some have been interrogated and arrested; at least three families were evicted from their homes—for the government, the prayer band is a symbol of revolution.

We thank everyone across the U.S. and around the world who answered the call to wear a “Pray for China” prayer band and pray during the Olympics. Your willingness to stand with Chinese house church Christians encouraged them as they also wore prayer bands and prayed for their country. Their commitment came with a cost. Read more.

Yet, house church Christians refuse to be intimidated. They say that prayer for China is even more critical now that the world is no longer watching. Persecution has increased. Will you join in this revolution of prayer for China?

“They can arrest me or put me in prison, but I’m not going to stop praying for China. Although the prayer band is banned in China, prayer can never be banned. I am asking every Christian to support believers in China by wearing a prayer band.”
-a prominent house church leader

At this crucial time, will you partner in prayer?

» Click here to order a China Prayer Band.

Please forward this information to others who will want to pray for the persecuted in China. (Permission has been granted.)  Even if you can’t order a prayer band you can add our persecuted brothers and sisters to your prayer list. Thanks!

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