Category: Advocacy

Isaac Six - Jul 11, 2019

Just Another Day in Washington?

Open Doors CEO David Curry was asked to share testimony and make recommendations for U.S. policy in the global fight against persecution.

Lindy Lowry - Jun 28, 2019

Capitol Hill: Open Doors USA CEO calls out major abuses against Christians

Open Doors CEO David Curry was tapped as one of four speakers for a congressional hearing focusing on the right to religious freedom for Christians.

Isaac Six - Jun 19, 2019

Enough is enough: Time to change the conversation in Washington

“This conversation begins and ends with nuclear weapons.” The words hung in the air for a few moments as the audience—a mix of government officials, activists, and survivors of religious persecution—absorbed the statement. The event on Capitol Hill, hosted by International Christian Concern, focused on the plight of Christians in Iran. Open Doors USA had […]

Robert Kenna - Oct 31, 2018

Asia Bibi: Pakistani Christian on Death Row for Blasphemy Released from Prison

We praise God for the Supreme Court’s release of Asia Bibi in Pakistan today!

Open Doors - Jul 05, 2018

Church Hosts Dinner for Persecuted Believers 15 Years in a Row

The experience was powerful and helped create unity, solidarity and hope for those who suffer for His Name.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 11, 2018

Join Open Doors in Praying for U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson

“One of my big fears has been that I will be forgotten in prison. Thank you for not forgetting! …It reminds me that I am not alone…”

Lindy Lowry - Dec 21, 2017

Petitions, the United Nations and a God Who Sees

Open Doors UK CEO Lisa Pierce shares why advocacy is such an important part of the work Open Doors’ does–and how God uses our collective voices to care for His suffering people.

Sarah Cunningham - Dec 13, 2017

12 Year Old Noeh from Iraq Meets with U.N. Officials and Vice President, Mike Pence

12 year old Noeh from Iraq visited the U.N. and White House to bring attention to the plight of our brothers and sisters in the Middle East who long to stay and rebuild their community–continuing the 2,000 plus year history of Christianity in this region.

Joshua Pease - Nov 28, 2017

The Most Dangerous Thing You Can Do

When we understand the power of prayer to change our world, our hearts and our actions, we begin to hear and connect with God’s own heartbeat for His people.

Janelle P - Aug 25, 2017

Is There Still Hope for the Middle East?

The world watched them march to their death. Twenty young men from Egypt and one from Chad in orange jumpsuits were beheaded by large ISIS warriors in February 2015. The long line of Christian martyrs walking on an empty beach in Libya is an image our generation will never forget. For over ten centuries, Christians […]