Month: June 2013

Open Doors - Jun 28, 2013

Video: Radical Faith Inside North Korea

This video is about the story of a woman named Hea Woo from North Korea. Take a few minutes to watch this video and hear her story. Though parts are painful to hear, this is not a story of defeat, but rather a story of Radical Faith. Learn More & Pray For North Korea

Open Doors - Jun 28, 2013

Meet Sofia from Colombia- “Today I Know God is my Father”

As Sofia* was visiting neighbors, she heard a bombardment of gunfire coming from her home in war-ravaged Arauca, Colombia. She ran home and saw that family members and others nearby had already entered the house where her parents were bleeding profusely. Her mother was barely breathing; her father said he couldn’t feel his hands. Jose […]

Open Doors - Jun 26, 2013

Mob Storms A Church In Sri Lanka

One of the things which constantly amazes me about persecuted Christians, is all that they endure to do the things that I take for granted. As I attend church, I listen to the message and focus on what God is teaching me through the sermon. Afterwards, I make lunch plans and leave my church, never […]

Open Doors - Jun 24, 2013

The 5-5-5 Challenge: A Story of Persecution In Tanzania

Tanzania was once celebrated as a role model for peace in Africa, but is no longer being considered ‘safe’ after an increase in inter-faith violence, with little evidence so far of perpetrators being brought to justice. A blast outside St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Arusha, a town popular with tourists visiting the Serengeti national […]

Open Doors - Jun 21, 2013

Update: Aasiya Bibi – Hoping for Justice, Waiting for a Miracle

Photo: Aasiya Bibi with her daughters The following is an update on Aasiya Bibi- a Pakistani Christian who has been in prison for the past four years, accused of blaspheming the Islamic prophet Mohammed. This is an act punishable by death in Pakistan. Please take a moment to read her update and pray for Aasiya […]

Open Doors - Jun 20, 2013

A Gift For Families

Family… a word which has been defined as many things: a group of people associated by kinship, similar features and attributes or even a group of people living together. Many times when we think of the word family, we think of our own family unit; our spouse, children, siblings, parents and grandparents. The word brings […]

Open Doors - Jun 17, 2013

The 5-5-5 Challenge: A Story of Persecution In Mauritania

There are a few countries on the World Watch List that we can’t share stories from. Even if we were to use different names, the Christian population is so small, that the story could easily be traced back to the individual. For their security, we are providing a different way to pray for the country […]

Open Doors - Jun 13, 2013

Pray for Iranian Presidential Elections Tomorrow!

On Friday June 14, more than 50 million Iranians are able to vote for a new president of their country. They can choose between one of six candidates. The conservative ‘Guardian council’ selects of all of the candidates and they prevent the candidacy of any real reformists. According to an Open Doors spokesman, Christians feel […]

Open Doors - Jun 12, 2013

One With Them

Please watch the video below and see how you can be One With Them with your Persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ.   [watchme url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQlSQnp1EAI&noredirect=1″ width=”600″ height=”300″]   To order wristbands and for more information about this campaign, please visit www.onewiththem.com.

Open Doors - Jun 12, 2013

The 555 Challenge: A Story of Persecution in Oman

There are a few countries on the World Watch List that we can’t share stories from. Even if we were to use different names, the Christian population is so small, that the story could easily be traced back to the individual. For their security, we are providing a different way to pray for the country […]