Write to Persecuted Christians
By writing a letter of encouragement to a persecuted Christian, you remind them that they are not alone and that believers around the world are praying for them. This brings hope, peace and encouragement to stand strong in the face of persecution!
Encourage the Parents of Daughter Abducted by Boko Haram
Leah Sharibu refused to deny Jesus to her captors and remains in captivity to the militant group Boko haram. Open Doors is calling on our supporters to send email messages of encouragement to Leah’s parents, Natha and Rebeccah Sharibu, as they pray for the safe return of their daughter.
Send an Encouragement to Widow Manda
Manda is a 29-year-old woman from north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo who recently came to Christ. When Manda’s husband learned she had converted to Christianity, he initially accepted her decision.
Letter of Encouragement for Zita
Even after her husband’s threat, Zita’s mother refused to deny Jesus. Unfortunately, just eight months into Zita’s life, the child was taken from her home and forced to live with her Muslim relatives.
Christians in India can use your encouragement now more than ever. Ranking #11 on the 2018 World Watch List, persecution is on the rise in India. Today, we’d like to invite you to write a note to believers in this region who face intense political and social challenges for following Jesus.
Encourage Indonesia’s Child Bombing Victims Through Letter Writing
We would like to invite Christians worldwide, especially children, to write letters to Alvaro (4½), Trinity (4) and Anita (2½), the children of Indonesia who were victims of a church bombing in 2016 in Samarinda, the capital of the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan.
Although raised in the Muslim tradition, Abdu and his mother came to Jesus as he was entering high school. They even arranged to be secretly baptized in a pool. Unfortunately, the two soon realized their faith in Jesus put them in danger.
While it may be difficult to find words to say to someone in Caroline’s shoes, a simple and brief message can be best. Together, we can demonstrate how other believers care about Caroline, stand alongside her and pray for her.
Write A Letter To Persecuted Believers
Each year, an estimated 215 million Christians suffer from high or extremely high persecution for following Jesus. That’s 1 in 12 Christians worldwide. Due to the frequency of such incidents, Open Doors receives new reports of persecution from bases and partners around the world all year long.