Month: April 2016

Open Doors - Apr 27, 2016

What Do Christians Need to Know About Other Religions?

What do we need to know to share the gospel with people from other faiths?

Brett Tarbell - Apr 26, 2016

Likes, Comments, Shares and…Gospel?

As an Open Doors-supported Facebook campaign in the Middle East is going viral at the moment, we take a look at social media’s role in the Christian life and gospel proclamation.

Brett Tarbell - Apr 25, 2016

The Bangsamoro Basic Law

In today’s PFA blog, we take a look at the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law in the southern Philippines, and how it might affect relations between Christians and Muslims in the region.

Sydney Bennett - Apr 21, 2016

Sitting in the Suffering

My first week at Open Doors I was immersed into a culture where persecution and suffering for Christ is the norm and sometimes even rejoiced in. This context baffled me. Who would be thankful for suffering in persecution?

Open Doors - Apr 21, 2016

Wife of Imprisoned Pastor Activist Arrested and Beaten

Her husband is a pastor currently imprisoned in Vietnam. Because she spoke with a US human rights delegation about the matter, authorities arrested and beat her as well.

Open Doors - Apr 15, 2016

Two Years of #BringBackOurGirls

Are they alive? If so, where are they, how are they and how have they spent each one of the 730 days since they were taken?

Open Doors - Apr 13, 2016

Join Open Doors for the Next Secret Church Simulcast with David Platt

Open Doors is honored to be a part of Secret Church. Will you join us?

Open Doors - Apr 13, 2016

Until We Find Our Way Back

For years following Pastor Naigzhi’s arrest in 2004, his wife Awet* and their three children waited patiently for his release. But everything changed in 2013, when Awet received credible information that the government wanted to arrest her and the children.

Open Doors - Apr 07, 2016

Led to Christ to Lead Others

Just as Jesus handpicked lowly fishermen and transformed them into preachers of the gospel, He is still in the business of making the ordinary extraordinary.

Brianna Nishie - Apr 01, 2016

Owning A Bible In China: The Impossible Dream?

How uncommon is it to own a Bible in China? Thirty or forty years ago? Extremely uncommon. But thankfully, things have since changed. In most parts of China, there is now easy access to Han Chinese Bibles in paper or digital formats. Yet for Christians of certain ethnic groups who are surrounded by Muslim families […]