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True Stories from the Persecuted Church

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True Stories and Insights From the Persecuted Church

“The words that Jesus said to Saul on the road to Damascus still resound today.”


Meet eight Christians from eight different countries and walk with them as they face unfathomable persecution for their faith.

“Where Jesus is, there is hope.”

  • Lee Joo-Chan grew up in North Korea, one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a Christian.
  • Haik from Iraq was a personal friend of Open Doors Founder Brother Andrew. Haik was brutally killed for his faith.
  • Achmed in Egypt made the dangerous decision to leave Islam and turn to Christ—a choice that puts him and his family at risk every day as he lives out his faith.
  • Noviana in Indonesia is 15 and barely escaped Muslim extremists. She was there when three friends were brutally murdered for their faith.
  • And more…

Through their stories and end-of-chapter reflections, we see the hand of God and His Word at work as these believers leave behind vengeance and choose instead forgiveness, radical love and unyielding prayer. They testify to the goodness of God’s grace and, in the process, bring insight, strength and hope for our own journey today.