Month: March 2018

Lindy Lowry - Mar 30, 2018

Join Open Doors for a Prayer Webinar May 10

“Pray that we will stand strong in face of persecution.” It is the No. 1 prayer request we receive from persecuted believers–pray for our faith.  At Open Doors, one of our seven core values says that we are People of Prayer. On May 10, church leaders and believers will come together throughout the world to […]

Brett Tarbell - Mar 30, 2018

In Egypt, Believer Echoes Easter Hope in the Wake of Witnessing Friend’s Death

Coptic Priest Benjamin Mofta shares how the death of his friend/fellow priest Samaan Shehata has emboldened his faith.  

Brian - Mar 30, 2018

On Good Friday, Remember the Ongoing Suffering of Your Brothers and Sisters in Iraq

Adrian is 20 years old and lives in Qaraqosh, Iraq. He is one of the 25,000 Christians who returned there last year.

Kate Yates - Mar 29, 2018

‘Father, Forgive Them’: 3 Powerful Easter Reflections to Help You Pray for the Persecutors

This Easter, spend some time reflecting on Jesus’ prayer on the cross and how He taught us to pray for those who persecute.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 28, 2018

Open Doors Pastors Intelligence Briefings Fall Lineup

In August, October and late November/early December, Open Doors is working with churches to host Open Doors Pastors Intelligence Briefings–designed to help you learn more about the daily lives and needs of church leaders that are risking their lives to lead the Church in countries where it’s the most dangerous to express your faith. For each live […]

Brian - Mar 28, 2018

Walk Through One of the Homes You Helped Rebuild in Iraq

“Iraq without Christian is like a garden without roses.”

Lindy Lowry - Mar 27, 2018

Pray for Family of Indian Christian Woman Murdered While Praying

Chadarajupalli Subbaravamma left Hinduism for Christianity 10 years ago. Ten years later, she was murdered for that decision to trust in Jesus and pursue her new faith.

Brian - Mar 27, 2018

New Life: Rebuilding a Christian Presence in Iraq

Noor remembers vividly how she went back to Qaraqosh for the first time, a year ago now, and saw the destruction that ISIS had left behind. But she didn’t give up.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 26, 2018

In Iraq, Returning Christians Share an Easter Message of New Life

Today, our on-the-ground partners visit Qaraqosh to meet with returning Christians as they prepare to celebrate Easter together after three years of displacement.

Brian - Mar 25, 2018

Thousands of Iraqi Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday in Qaraqosh

“Please have hope because you never know what the future will bring to us. Today we are here again, because of Jesus.”