Podcast: Our Heritage Edition - Episode 12

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By Beth Westwood | 12 June 2018

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

This podcast brings the persecuted church to life, with each episode containing life changing stories, accurate updates on events and trends in persecution, and biblically based discussion.



Episode 12 Overview

Mike Gore interviews founder of Open Doors Australia, Dean Keaney and explores some of the key moments of the ministry. 

In this episode:

  • Hear how Brother Andrew became ‘God’s Smuggler.’
  • What happens when Dean is followed by secret police for his faith.
  • How one million Bibles arrived in China overnight. 



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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.

James Kozina oversees Church Engagement across Australia & 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.