Today is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.
Thousands of churches join today in praying for Christians around the world who are suffering for their faith in the gospel.
According to a 2017 report from Open Doors International, more than 215 million Christians globally high, very high, or extreme persecution.
Major persecution where people’s lives are endangered. Some cannot publicly live out their faith others are penalized for their faith and kept on the lowest rungs of their respective societies.