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



Simon* is a very poor Christian who scrapes together a living by collecting items for recycling and who now finds himself caught up in a blasphemy row – and he’s only 16.  The teenager from Punjab, Pakistan, has been attacked, tortured and arrested in a row that has...

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Don’t dilute the Gospel

Don’t dilute the Gospel

I’m sure everyone has done it… You go into your kitchen thirsting for a drink and after realising there’s no juice, you have to go for the second best option – squash (gutted!). But because your mind was set on juice even before you got to the kitchen, you pour the...

New Seasons

New Seasons

Hey guys! My name is Rachel, I'm 18 years old, and I’ve been a committed Christian for 7 years. Quick background information... I was born into a strong Christian family; I basically grew up spending most my time in church. I've always known God was real, and that he...

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.