IDOP 2016 was a great success and so we thought we would do it again for 2017! So what’s the big idea?

Well, you get together with a few friends, or your family or maybe even by yourself and go on a sunrise prayer walk to remember our family who are suffering persecution for their faith in Jesus. You can do it at any point through the month of November (but remember to use our hashtags below!)

Film or take pics of your prayer walk and use #WalkToRemember and #IDOP so that you can see who else is joining with you this month.

Looking for prayer inspiration? Why not download one of our Eritrea 173 Prayer Guides and take it with you on your walk

There are more than 173 long-term prisoners of faith in Eritrea who desperately need your prayers. That’s why we’ve launched a special prayer campaign. Pray 173. We’re asking you to use the prayer points and below to pray for these Christians over 173 days & incorporate these prayers into your Sunrise Walk To Remember.


You could also download our colourful Prayer Map. We find this resource helpful to focus our prayers on specific countries where persecution of Christians is occurring and on specific Christians who are in jail and suffering for their love of Christ right now as you are reading this.
You can also visit our main site for more prayer ideas.


Eritrean Dr Berhane Asmelash explains in this short video, that Christians face the day-to-day uncertainty of not knowing whether they will be arrested by the authorities – simply for following Jesus.