Category: Asia

U.S. president trump meets Esther, a persecuted Christian from Nigeria

Lindy Lowry - Jul 18, 2019

‘I escaped from Boko Haram’: Nigerian believer Esther tells her story to U.S. President Trump

A handful of persecuted believers met with President Trump, including Esther from Nigeria, a former captive of Boko Haram.

Lindy Lowry - Jun 16, 2019

‘I want to hold on to Jesus’— after husband’s stabbing, mother in India finds surprising strength

After losing her husband and the support of her family, this new widow and mother of two is the epitome of walking in faith.

Lindy Lowry - May 23, 2019

Praise Report: Special Task Force to Investigate Pastor Raymond Koh’s Abduction

For Susanna Koh, the appointment of a special task force to investigate the abduction of Pastor Raymond Koh is an answer to prayer.

Christopher Summers - May 23, 2019

Why Indian leader Modi’s Big Win is an ‘Absolute Tragedy’ for Christians

What does Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landslide victory mean for Christians?

Lindy Lowry - May 11, 2019

‘You Are God’s Child’—Mother in North Korea Reveals 30 Years of Secrets

In North Korea, Lee Joo-Chan’s mother waited 30 years to finally reveal to him the family secret.

posters of victims of the Sri Lanka Easter sunday bombings

Christopher Summers - May 01, 2019

The cross is still standing: Reflections from Sri Lanka

Open Doors is on the ground in Sri Lanka, visiting those affected by the Easter Sunday bombings. Here is the most recent report from an Open Doors’ field worker.

Helene Fisher - Apr 29, 2019

Violent, Hidden and Complex—Life as a Christian Woman in a Hostile Area

The faces of persecuted Christian women tell a deeply personal story. Often there’s fear. Pain, too. But, most of all, their eyes tell of hope, joy and peace.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 27, 2019

‘I love my Jesus, I love my Jesus’—A Story From Sri Lanka

A new widow from Easter Sunday’s attacks in Sri Lanka shares about the day her Ramesh died and her hope in Jesus that sustains her.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 23, 2019

Updates from the Sri Lanka bombings–on-the-ground reports from our field

Please check back regularly for the latest updates on the Sri Lanka bombings as we seek to stand with our brothers and sisters.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 20, 2019

Three Churches Targeted in Multiple Sri Lanka Bombings, Death Toll Rising

As Christians in Sri Lanka gathered to celebrate Easter Sunday, six explosions hit three churches.