Month: October 2015

Oct 30

UPDATE: Nine Indonesian churches demolished after religious violence

Nine churches in Aceh province were torn down from October 19 to 23, following religious violence on October 13 that left a church burned, a person dead and an estimated 8,000 Christians displaced. All refugees have been deported by the government.

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Oct 28

International Community Urged To Respond to ISIS Terror

There are currently several efforts urging the United States Government and the international community to acknowledge that the brutal acts of ISIS could potentially meet the definition of genocide.

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Oct 26

Update From Persecuted Christians In Pakistan After Earthquake

Prayer is needed for the many lives that have been affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Pakistan and Afghanistan today. Our partners on the ground request that we pray for them, as more details come in; not much of it being hopeful.

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Oct 23

UPDATE – Southeast Asia: Thanks to your prayers, Yana was released!

Last month, we requested you pray for Yana (not her real name) from Southeast Asia. She was detained by police on false accusations of not repaying her debt to her relative. Praise the Lord! Yana was released from police detention on Sunday, October 11.

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Oct 22

A Conversation with the Chibok Fathers

Open Doors is one of only a handful of organizations helping the Chibok families. We’ve been privileged to be able to access these families, and provide them with practical supplies, trauma counseling, and even letters of encouragement from Open Doors supporters around the world.

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