He listens to the evil one. That is why he refused Christ, but my heart is the heart of a mother and as such holds out hope that he will return to Jesus.
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About Kazakhstan

  • Leader:President Nursultan Nazarbayev
  • Government:Republic
  • Population:17 million (2.5 million Christians)
  • Main Religion:Islam
  • Persecution Level:Sparse
  • Source of Persecution:Dictatorial paranoia/Islamic extremism

Three issues dominate Kazakhstan at the moment: the succession of President Nazarbayev, its sizable Russian minority and the hundreds of Kazakh citizens who have joined radical Muslims in the Middle East. Persecution of Christians has increased since last year, including a slight increase in violence. The persecution in Kazakhstan is driven by a regime that seeks to increase its control more and more, as well as Islamic extremism.

Recent News from Kazakhstan

May 2 2016

Deaf Believers Spend Five Hours in Detention in Kazakhstan

Found in Prayer

As six believers in Kazakhstan were having a simple sign-language conversation during a meal, police abruptly broke up the group and took them into custody.


Prayer Points for Kazakhstan

  • Pray for those who are beaten and imprisoned for leaving Islam and turning to Christ.
  • Pray for government authorities who seek to suppress or eradicate Christianity.
  • Pray that Christian leaders under surveillance would experience peace and rest in their Savior.

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