Open Doors Live
By Open Doors 18 August 2022 4 MIN

Podcast: Thanks And Impact

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 72: Thanks And Impact

This episode is about thanks and impact; Mike and Joce share gritty stories from the field that focus on the real outcomes of your generosity.

One of the questions that they’re often asked is, “What does Open Doors actually do?”

In answering, Mike and Joce reveal how the persecuted church is practically supported and, you’ll discover where your donations go.

Allocating resources is a tricky thing because the needs of the church, the greater body of all believers, are very diverse.

And you’ll be introduced to an Iranian man who turned away from Islam to embrace Christianity yet risk persecution, after experiencing a vision of the Man in White.



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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.

Bethany Westwood has been the producer of the Open Doors Live Podcast since 2017, and has travelled to the field to meet with persecuted believers in places like Iraq and Central Asia, to bring back stories that encouraged and challenge our faith.

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.