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Month: March 2014

Mar 31

World Watch List Challenge – #12 Eritrea

A few months ago, the 25th known Christian prisoner died in Eritrea. Wehazit Berhane Debesai was a Christian woman in her thirties. The exact day of her death is unknown, but it was discovered that she died of pneumonia after facing harsh prison conditions and denial of medical treatment because she refused to renounce her […]

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Mar 29

A Look Inside ODUSA

Have you ever wondered, “Who works at Open Doors?” Oftentimes, our focus is largely upon highlighting our brothers and sisters throughout the world facing daily persecution, and how we can best be praying for them. Today, we would like to introduce you to one of our staff members who had the opportunity to visit with […]

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Mar 24

World Watch List Challenge – #11 Sudan

Moses* was born to a successful Muslim businessman in Sudan. As a young man, he helped his father run the business. Sadly, the father died when he was 16 years old. Moses’ mother remarried after a short while, and he was sent to a state-run school for ‘problematic’ young people. Here, Moses faced disciplining and […]

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Mar 21

A Prayer From A North Korean Christian Just Before Going Back To His Country

Often we hear about people attempting to flee North Korea…. and for good reasons. North Korea holds the #1 spot on the World Watch List of the countries where Christians face the most persecution. Life is difficult for all North Koreans, but Christians are especially targeted, as they are seen as a threat to the […]

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Mar 19

Costly Faith

“This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” 1 John 1:5 Vietnam is a place of challenge, and of hope- ranking #18 on the World Watch List. Drug addiction, AIDS and prostitution are just a few examples of […]

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