By Beth Westwood 31 August 2021


Open Doors LIVE is a monthly podcast unpacking stories from the persecuted church that will challenge everything you know about faith, Jesus and the Church.

Open Doors LIVE is hosted by Mike Gore, Jocelyn Goto and produced by Beth Westwood.

Open Doors Live Podcast – Episode 65 – An Interview With A Bible Smuggler
Join Mike Gore for an interview with Dean Keaney, founder of Open Doors Australia, who played a critical role in one of the most successful Bible smuggles of the 20th century.

As the radioman for ‘Project Pearl’, Dean sent an encrypted message to thousands of Chinese believers lying in wait on a secluded Chinese beach, where one million Bibles were to be delivered in a single night.

Hear Dean’s recollections of what happened on the mission and what God had to teach him.

In this episode:

• What happens when you try to smuggle one million Bibles into China
• The revival of the underground church
• How God can use the ordinary for something extraordinary

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About The Hosts
Mike Gore is the CEO of Open Doors Australia & New Zealand. He’s been with the ministry for almost 10 years and has travelled extensively to meet persecuted Christians in the field. He’s been chased by secret police and smuggled Bibles to Muslim background believers.

Jocelyn Goto is an excellent communicator and shares her journey with the persecuted church with humility and authenticity. Jocelyn has travelled with the ministry and is constantly amazed by the faith of believers in some of the most contested countries on the planet.

This podcast is brought to you by Open Doors Australia & New Zealand
Open Doors began in 1955 when Brother Andrew smuggled Bibles to persecuted Christians. We now work in over 70 countries supporting Christians who are persecuted for their faith in Jesus. To find out what it’s like to be a Christian in the most dangerous places on the planet, check out our World Watch List.