Category: Bible and Gospel Advancement

Sarah Cunningham - Jun 26, 2017

An Open Letter to the Church in America: The Tide Has Shifted

Today, the church is comprised of more people, who reside in more places, and who speak more languages than ever before.

Janelle P - Jun 15, 2017

Showing Love to our Neighbors during Ramadan

Believers in Egypt risk safety to engage with Muslim neighbors, and encounter openness and great conversation…

Janelle P - May 24, 2017

Prayers for Egypt as Ramadan Approaches

As much excitement as the Islamic holy month brings to Muslims, it does carry a great deal of burdens and concerns to the Christian community in Egypt. Please pray with us that many Muslims around the globe will have an encounter with the true God.

Open Doors - May 02, 2017

“The Bible gives life…I have to share it!”

Abdul wipes the cold sweat from his brow. He’d already come this far, but the darkness feels ominous, and looking around him he wonders… • Have I been followed? • Are the authorities watching me right now? • Will I live to see tomorrow? Abdul had taken all the precautions — waiting until the dead […]

Janelle P - Mar 01, 2017

Literacy in Bhutan: Now Martha Can Read the Bible

Sister Martha is a timid, unassuming lady. She has lived on the outskirts of Gelephu all her life and built a family with her husband and seven kids. For 46 years, Martha grew up in the agricultural town, raising cows and goats, and farming broccoli, spinach, chili and beans. Born in a family of farmers, […]

Open Doors - Dec 09, 2016

Believer Shares the Gospel After Attending an Open Doors Training

Sister Raikhan* dreamed of being an evangelist, but she had no idea where to start. She lacked confidence and was recently fired from her job. Raikhan also knew that if she talked about Christ openly, she could be stopped by the police and fined. In her country, a person could be detained by the police for distributing Bibles and pamphlets with religious content.

Open Doors - Jun 27, 2016

Equipping Believers With God’s Word

The Bible is essential to the Christian faith. Without it, we would not know God’s Word. Without His Word, we could not share it, teach it and live our lives by it. Here’s how you can help provide God’s Word to persecuted believers:

Janelle P - Jun 20, 2016

What Can Sustain Hope Despite Persecution?

Throughout Scripture, we are shown many examples of individuals who are not perfect but desire to know the One who is perfect with an insatiable hunger. We gain strength from His Word, but for many around the world, this is a challenge…

Open Doors - Jun 09, 2016

God is Using You to Restore Christian Communities

Your gifts are supporting vital programs — the rebuilding of churches, socioeconomic relief for refugees, job skills training and many other initiatives — that restore persecuted Christian communities.

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.