(International)–Persecuted Christians face the threat of arrest, beatings, and death every day because they follow Jesus as Lord. Their comfort is in knowing that God will never leave them or forsake them, and that other believers are upholding them in prayer. Given that, the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on November 10, 2002. Millions of Christians will be praying for persecuted Christians. Open Doors is also offering a pastors’ kit, to help congregations in effective prayer.