Pray for the new leaders of China, including Xi Jinping who will take over as President of the People's Republic of China in March 2013, when current President Hu Jintao steps down.
Pray for peace and wisdom in dealing with disputes both within China and with her neighbors.
Pray that China's leaders will recognize that the church is a positive influence and allow greater involvement in society.
Pray that believers take every opportunity this Christmas to share their faith in Christ and the true reason for celebrating.
Pray that as churches in China hold Christmas services, those who come will clearly hear the gospel message and respond in faith.