Month: August 2015

Aug 28

Source of Persecution Changes in Libya

“The source of persecution has changed. This is the biggest change for Libyan Christians. In the beginning of 2011, the main oppressor was the government of Gaddafi. After the dictator fell from power, Islamic extremism became the main persecutor of the local church,”

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Aug 20

Take Action with Your Senators to Reauthorize Religious Freedom Commission

The current authorization for the Commission is set to expire on September 30, 2015. You can support reauthorization of USCIRF for the next six years by contacting your U.S. Senators.

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Aug 20

Are You Ready for BLACKOUT?

   Are you ready for the BLACKOUT campaign to begin? Or are you still figuring out the best way to make your event happen?   No worries! We are here to help.   Last year, our friend Sandy hosted a BLACKOUT event with her youth group, and we thought her story might inspire some ideas as you prepare to host your own BLACKOUT event.

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Aug 14

Beaten for Jesus

When she was invited by her family for a visit, she could never have guessed what awaited her.

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Aug 13

Open Doors Supporters Join U.S. Leaders in Calling for a Special Envoy

It has been a year of unprecedented violence toward Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East. It is our hope and prayer that the voices of all who signed the petition, along with the voices of our leaders in Congress and other influential groups, will be heard at the White House. 

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