Window on the World: An Operation World Prayer Resource, Edited by Molly Wall and Jason Mandryk
Window on the World
  • Length: 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 8 × 10 in
  • Published: October 30, 2018
  • Imprint: IVP
  • Item Code: 5783
  • ISBN: 9780830857838

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Window on the World is your ticket to travel around the world! If you appreciate Operation World as an adult, your kids will love this invaluable and age-appropriate prayer resource that develops cultural, political, and geographical awareness through a Christian lens. Find out how God is changing the lives of families everywhere through prayer—from the frozen Arctic to the hottest desert, on the highest mountains and in crowded cities.

Window on the World brings alive the culture, history, and traditions of all sorts of different people. With "Fact Files" and "Do You Know?" features, each section brings you information, true stories, maps, and easy-to-use prayer points that take you into homes around the world. See how children live, what they like to do, where they go to school, what they eat and wear, and what they hope and dream.

This revised edition includes new entries for more countries and people groups, with updated information and prayer points from the team at Operation World. It will draw a new generation into learning about the world, reaching out to people, and praying for those who have never heard about Jesus. Through Window on the World, young people and adults alike can discover and pray for the peoples of the world.

Help Kids Get Excited About Praying for the World


Includes colorful maps, photos, fact files, and specific prayer points throughout

Describes each country or people group with children in mind

Describes each country or people group with children in mind

Places the countries and people groups in global context

Places the countries and people groups in global context

Overviews each major religion in ways kids can understand

Overviews each major religion in ways kids can understand


World Map
Country and People Group Profiles
What’s Next?
Word List
Image Credits


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Molly Wall (MEd, Oklahoma City University) is a researcher, editor and program director with Operation World, a ministry of WEC International, and is based near London in the UK. She is one of the principal catalysts and researchers behind the latest edition of Operation World and Pray for the World, informing Christians worldwide how they can pray for the nations. The Operation World prayer handbook (now in its 7th edition) is widely regarded as the definitive guide to praying for the world. Operation World is one of only two Christian centres that compile comprehensive statistics on the religions, Christian denominations and mission agencies across the globe. Molly came aboard the Operation World team in 2009 after seven years at the U.S. Center for World Mission in Pasadena, California, where she served as a curriculum developer and researcher.

Follow Operation World on Twitter at @OperationWorld.

Jason Mandryk

A master's graduate in global Christian studies from Providence College and Theological Seminary in Canada, Jason Mandryk sensed that God was putting in him a more global calling to see the big picture, to analyze the trends, and to communicate the global challenge to the church. Jason coauthored the sixth edition of Operation World, released in 2001, with Patrick Johnstone. A regular speaker at mission events, Jason specializes in mission mobilizing, focusing on the biblical basis for mission and weighing strategic considerations for mission today and in the future.