Published on June 29th, 2018
1. Make some encouraging greeting cards to send to persecuted Christian prisoners. Find instructions for mailing the cards here.
2. Find a skit or play here to perform with your family or another group. After rehearsing, present the play at a summer activity, and tell the audience about the needs of persecuted Christians.
3. Talk to your grandparents or other older Christian adults. Ask them to tell you about any persecuted Christians, missionaries, or Christian leaders whose stories have encouraged them in their Christian walk.
4. Learn a game from another country and teach it to friends. Find suggestions here, here, and here. Tell your friends about the struggles of Christians in the country. (Enter the country name in the Search box on this site to find information.)
5. Read some stories on this site to find the names of three countries where Christians are persecuted. Find out the main language of one of the countries. Learn five words or phrases in that language.
6. Ask your pastor or Sunday school teacher if your church or class can set aside a time to pray for persecuted Christians. Provide prayer suggestions for them.
7. Memorize three Bible verses of encouragement to recall when you are in a difficult situation. Examples: Psalm 34:19; Isaiah 26:3; Romans 8:31; Matthew 11:28.
8. Missionaries and other Christians who visit different countries often have to eat unfamiliar foods. Try three vegetables, fruits, or other foods that you’ve never tried before.
9. Do chores or errands to collect money to provide Scriptures for people in other countries who don’t own a Bible. Learn more here.
10. Make small flags of countries where Christians are persecuted and tape them to toothpicks. Stick the other end of the toothpick to the appropriate country on a world map with a small piece of modeling clay. Pray for Christians in the country when you attach the flags to the map.