Month: January 2014

Jan 27

World Watch List Challenge – #3 Syria

Hanna is a Christian woman living in Damascus with her husband and two young daughters. In spite of the war, she and her family have chosen to remain in Syria, where she works at a local school. She shares what daily life is like in Damascus: It’s snowing in Damascus now. It’s rare that it […]

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Jan 23

Pray Alongside the Women of Laos

*Representative photo used to protect identity. Although marginalized and looked down upon in some countries, women often have a surprisingly important voice within their families. They’re the ones instilling values into their children, and husbands often take their wives opinions into consideration. When a wife and mother places her faith in Jesus, it can be […]

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Jan 22

The World Watch List In the News

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The Open Doors World Watch List launched earlier this month, and some major news outlets like Fox News, Huffington Post, Reuters and others have taken note. The amount of people martyred for their faith has doubled since last year and 2/3 of the countries on the World Watch List […]

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Jan 22

Let Your Light Shine, Egypt!

On fire. Bold. Young. These are words that describe the current church in Egypt. They are in love with Jesus, and desire to make His name known. With its strategic geographical location in the Middle East, Egyptian believers have the potential to be world changers in this unstable time. An Egyptian Christian and father shares […]

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Jan 22

Literacy Draws Woman to Christ

¬†Ever wonder about the real lives and people that are being affected through Open Doors’ literacy programs? Here we meet Zohra*, a woman from Bangladesh whose life was forever changed by the opportunity to learn to read, and ultimately, read about the One who created her.¬† My name is Zohra, and I am 30 years […]

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