In 2013, China began a huge project to expand trade and infrastructure along the old Silk Road routes. Pray that this “Belt & Road” initiative will improve the quality of life for China’s Muslims.
East Asia’s Muslims / 16 October 2020
The Tajik are China’s seventh-largest Muslim people group, with a population of around 51,000 in China. They speak Sarikoli and Wakhi (Iranian languages). Pray for them as they increasingly need to learn and use Chinese in daily life.
East Asia’s Muslims / 13 October 2020
The Uyghur are China’s second-largest Muslim people group, with a population of over 10 million. Pray for good relationships between them and China’s majority Han people. Pray for peace and stability in the regions that they live in.
East Asia’s Muslims / 24 May 2020
Today is the “KaiZhaiJie” Festival (Eid al-Fitr). Some men will worship at the mosque. Most families will feast together. Pray for conversations in China, and in our own lives, about the joy Jesus brings.
East Asia’s Muslims / 23 May 2020
China’s Silk Road people will have a “breaking the fast” feast tonight to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Pray that God will bless relationships as families spend time together this evening.
East Asia’s Muslims / 22 May 2020
Along the Silk Road – and elsewhere in the world – there can be severe misunderstanding and animosity between different ethnicities. Pray for reconciliation and healing.
East Asia’s Muslims / 21 May 2020
During Ramadan, the morning meal is prepared and eaten before sunrise. Pray for God to give patience today to tired people.
East Asia’s Muslims / 20 May 2020
As well as fasting, Ramadan is traditionally a time for religious devotion and pure living. Pray that people will hear about Jesus’ teachings on purity and devotion.
East Asia’s Muslims / 19 May 2020
Muslim communities mark tonight as the “Night of Power.” Many worshippers will spend the entire night in prayer. Pray for China’s Silk Road tonight, that the Holy Spirit will reveal the power of God.
East Asia’s Muslims / 18 May 2020
Silk Road people strongly desire the respect and honor of their neighbors and community. Pray for people to find honor in moral and spiritual strength, rather than material wealth.
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