Release Potential works with young people, students and youth workers to engage with the story of pain, passion and grace experienced by persecuted Christians today

Change Makers

Be The Change as you encourage and support followers of Jesus whatever the cost.  Spend a year serving your brothers and sisters in Christ



Give the gift of education to communities torn apart by religious violence


Uncover and explore some of the issues surrounding persecution and what following Jesus costs.
These six sessions have been written for Christian youth groups and CU’s


Welcome to Release Potential

Release Potential is the young adults (18-30’s) ministry of Release International; a charity that supports persecuted Christians around the world.

Release Potential aims to inspire and challenge creative young Christians based in the UK and Ireland to engage passionately and practically with the issue of persecution.

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Current News




Faced with the threat of arrest would you continue to worship God? That is the challenge being faced on a regular basis by Christian leaders in Sudan. On Sunday police arrested five Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC) leaders after they refused to comply with an order to...

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Living for Him, Dying to Live

Living for Him, Dying to Live

Ever read Psalm 22?  And I don’t just mean read it as one would read the newspaper or a gripping novel.  I mean have you ever read it repeatedly; chewed over the words and thought about them so much that a magnificent picture is allowed to form in your mind’s eye, as...

He is my Refuge and my Fortress

He is my Refuge and my Fortress

Hey guys, so today I read something a little bitter sweet (I had so many mixed thoughts). Initially I thought wow...isn't God amazing? But then on the flip side I thought how could humanity be so cruel? Being persecuted for your beliefs and what you know is truth, is...

The Team




UK Director

Laura keeps the Release Potential team grounded and has a wealth of expertise! She has joined us this year and we are excited about her passion and her dedication to her brothers and sisters who are persecuted for their faith.



Team Leader

Chioma is passionate about young people and equipping them to reach their full potential through the power of the gospel! She wants to empower and equip students, young people and youth workers with practical and creative ways of raising awareness about persecuted believers around the world.  



We have many amazing volunteers that help with the running of Release Potential.