Podcast: 4 Ways To Kill Your Church Without Knowing - Ft. Dr Ron Boyd-MacMillan - Episode 33

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By Beth Westwood | 2 March 2020

Open Doors LIVE is a monthly podcast from Open Doors Australia hosted by Mike Gore, James Kozina and Jocelyn Goto.

This podcast brings the persecuted church to life, with each episode containing life-changing stories that mentor us in our faith as we learn how to follow Jesus no matter the cost.


Episode 33 Overview

Dr Ron Boyd-MacMillan has been with the ministry of Open Doors for over 40 years. He’s smuggled Bibles during the cold war, trained preachers from the underground church in China, was a journalist for TIME magazine and witnessed the Tiananmen massacre, and is a specialist in the theology of persecution.

In this episode, join Mike Gore for an interview with Dr Ron Boyd MacMillan.

In this episode:

  • How to accidently kill your church without realizing it.
  • 5 mistakes every Christian should avoid.
  • The promise of persecution


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.

James Kozina oversees Church Engagement across Australia and New Zealand. He regularly speaks in churches, has met with persecuted believers in the field, and is passionate about seeing the survival of the gospel in both the persecuted church and the free church

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.