Month: July 2016

Janelle P - Jul 30, 2016

Together As Disciples

What is so important about being a disciple is unity. Unity with God, but also unity with our brothers and sisters around the globe. Ephesians 4:4 shows us that, “There is one body and one Spirit…” While God desires for us to remain in Him through His Word and prayer, He is also calling us to remain as one within His Body (the church) in order to bring Him glory…

Janelle P - Jul 28, 2016

Being a Christian in North Korea

While North Korea ramps up their missile testing cycle and also cuts off communication with the U.S., pressure within North Korea is rising. We know what this means: increased danger for Christians.

Janelle P - Jul 26, 2016

Clinton, the DNC + Religious Persecution

Join with us in asking Clinton to address ever-increasing religious persecution around the world and how she personally will respond.Sign here>>

Open Doors - Jul 22, 2016

Muslim Extremists Question Legality of Catholic Prayer Site

Last week, the Islamic Society Forum (FUI) contested a church’s legally obtained permit establishing a Catholic place of prayer.

Sydney Bennett - Jul 21, 2016

Direct Impact

As I sat in that conference room listening to one of our partners share about life and ministry in the Middle East, I realized, maybe not for the first time, but certainly at a deeper level than ever before, that our actions here in the States can have a direct effect on our brothers and sisters in other areas of the world. 

Janelle P - Jul 20, 2016

Trump, the RNC + Religious Persecution

You’ve seen news of the Republican National Convention (RNC) light up your news feed. Today is the day that Donald Trump has been officially nominated, and the world is buzzing.Join with us in asking Trump to address how he will respond to ever-increasing religious persecution around the world and how he personally will respond.

Janelle P - Jul 15, 2016

The Fearless Persecuted Church

Although the impending threat of ISIS may cause their knees to wobble, or the prison guard yelling and demanding they repent may bring them to their limits mentally, persecuted Christians are fearless…

Open Doors - Jul 12, 2016

I Lost My Entire Family

“I lost my entire family – my husband and six children,” Dunya, a Christian woman from Syria shares. We recently shared Dunya’s story with you, and you were faithful to respond! Because of your quick and generous response, Christians like Dunya…

Open Doors - Jul 12, 2016

#PRAYER REQUEST: Nigerian Christian Stabbed During Ramadan

On Wednesday, June 8, Francis Emmanuel, a Nigerian believer, was brutally attacked for his faith. A group of Muslim youth stabbed him several times outside of a restaurant in Kakuri, northern Nigeria.

Janelle P - Jul 08, 2016

The New Frontier of ISIS: The Former Soviet Union

The suicide bombers that recently executed the attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey show that ISIS is beginning to recruit in areas that have historically been strongholds of Christian persecution…