Month: September 2014

Sep 30

United With The Iraqi Church

An Open Doors fieldworker recently traveled to Iraq to visit a family being persecuted for their faith in Jesus by ISIS. The flight to northern Iraq was long, but the arrival in Erbil was well worth it. His intent was to learn how Christians are coping with the trauma of warfare happening all around them. […]

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Sep 29

World Watch List Challenge – #38 Kuwait

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 information could be traced back to the Christians mentioned in the stories. For their security, we are providing a different way to pray for this country this week. Here are […]

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Sep 25

Three Practical Ways to Help Syrian Children Right Now

by Kristin Wright, Director of Advocacy at Open Doors USA [email protected] I’m sitting inside the small home of a Syrian refugee family in Beirut, Lebanon, watching 8-year-old Sarah show me her homework. “Look at the eyes!- she giggles, pointing at two googly eyes pasted onto the small bag she uses to store her pencils and […]

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Sep 24

Newsflashes from the Persecuted Church

China: Prayers Needed for Christianity to Spread to Muslim Minority Regions China’s Christian revival has significantly impacted the country for over three decades. Tens of millions of people have accepted Christ as their Lord. It is possibly the most significant and longest lasting revival in the history of the church. But there are some regions […]

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Sep 23

Open Doors in Iraq: Thirst For God In A Parched Land

Lydia* is on the ground on behalf of Open Doors this week. She reports what an Iraqi church is going through, and how Open Doors donors are making an impact in their daily lives, for His glory: Once, having a home was not even a thought to them. It was as natural as breathing. Not […]

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