Category: United States

David Wright - Jun 20, 2018

28 Days Before Next Hearing, Pressure to Free U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson Heats Up

With 28 days remaining before the next hearing for U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson, U.S. lawmakers and international groups are turning up the pressure on Turkey’s leaders to release the North Carolina native.

Sarah Cunningham - Jun 08, 2018

[Exclusive] Q &A with Christian from North Korea on Trump-Kim Summit

What will be accomplished for religious freedom in North Korea from the Trump-Kim Summit?

Lindy Lowry - Jun 06, 2018

Leading Up to U.S.-North Korea Summit, Open Doors Calls for 24-Hour Prayer, Fasting on June 11

As the U.S.-North Korea Summit approaches on June 12, Open Doors is calling Christians to 24 hours of prayer and fasting for the historic event.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 20, 2018

US Pastor Brunson Moved From ‘Nightmare’ Prison

A bipartisan group of 66 senators is threatening Turkey with “measures” if US Pastor Andrew Brunson isn’t freed.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 11, 2018

Recent Visit With Pastor Andrew Brunson Reveals Poor Health and Isolation

After a recent visit with Pastor Andrew Brunson, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis reported that the health of the 50-year-old pastor had deteriorated during his 18-month imprisonment in a Turkish prison.

Brian - Feb 21, 2018

Billy Graham, Brother Andrew and a Simple Life of Obedience

When I think of Billy Graham, I also think of the power of simple obedience over a long life.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 01, 2018

Pastor J.D. Greear: ‘What You Pray for, You Begin to Care About’

Pastor and author J.D. Greear discusses the rise of activism, creating persecution awareness and serving the persecuted through the local church.

Janelle P - May 18, 2017

Having the faith to stand still

After throwing the fourth knife the man looked at my colleague and said, “It takes a lot of faith to stand absolutely still.” The son knew the father’s skill and trusted him enough to stand absolutely still.

Janelle P - Mar 13, 2017

Volunteer with Open Doors

Persecution can be found around the globe, but it is most extremely found in the countries listed on the World Watch List. Believers living in these countries endure trials every day for their faith. Their faith is costly. As a reader connected with our United States base, you may see a gap between those experiencing […]

Janelle P - Dec 31, 2016

Multiply your gift to help persecuted Christians

There are just a few days left in 2016 and because you’re one of our key ministry partners, I needed to write right away. Despite careful financial planning, a severe spike in global Christian persecution has stretched our resources — nearly to a breaking point. As December 31 closes in, we’re facing a $618,000 budget shortfall.