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  • Bhutan

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    ... thought I would be able to preach.” – Dechen, pastor’s wife from Bhutan.Through our local partners, Open Doors helps Christian women through leadership training and literacy skills. More and more Christian women from Bhutan are standing up, speakin...

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  • Women of the Persecuted Church

    Blog | 21 February 2019

    Aisha From NigeriaImage: Aisha from Nigeria.Two years ago, Aisha*, a 28-year-old wife and mother of three from Nigeria, was caught up in a violent attack by Fulani herdsmen. The majority Muslim group had attacked her northern Nigerian community of Kano....

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  • Pakistan | Asia Bibi: "Will they let me out, really?"

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    Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman on death row for blasphemy since 2010, has won her final appeal.Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar announced the decision on 31 October, saying, "The appeal is allowed. She has been acquitted."He added, "Asia Bibi is to...

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  • Women Building The Kingdom

    Blog | 7 March 2017

    Celebrating International Women’s Day 8 March 2017At Open Doors we tell stories of the persecuted church. These stories remind us of the cost of following Christ all over the world – the burden, the pressure, and the trials which we can only overcome...

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  • 5 Incredible Women From The Persecuted Church

    Blog | 20 June 2017

    In places where Christians are persecuted for their faith in Jesus, life is particularly hard for women. Yet time and time again we hear stories of women refusing to let go of God, even in impossible circumstances. Their stories encourage and challen...

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  • Central African Republic | Dozens Of Christians Killed

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    ... that as many as 42 people died in the massacre over 4 – 5 September.One church leader said, “Amongst [those killed] were ten women, two men and two children.” At least one of the women was pregnant.Ex-Seleka militia, a group of Islamic extremists,...

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  • A Widow In A Heartbeat

    Blog | 3 April 2017

    The very first person I met inside a refugee camp was a woman by the name of Rahana.* Rahana was from Mosul and she fled when Islamic State gained control.Rahana told me of the day her life completely changed. She was at home with her family, watching...

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  • Muslims Seeking Jesus

    Blog | 23 June 2017

    In Syrian refugee camps, Muslims are doing something incredibly dangerous. They are going to church, and they’re seeking Jesus.I’ve learnt more about prayer from Muslims in the last week than you could ever imagine. The convicting reality is that thes...

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  • Pray

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    "If we understood the potential power of our prayers, we would be on our knees a hundred times a day asking Him for things that would turn the world upside-down." - Brother Andrew Brother Andrew - Prayer Pray With Us...

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  • 17 Photos of Daily Life in North Korea

    Blog | 13 April 2017

    ... daily life in North Korea.1. Students gather at Mansu Hill Grand Monument for deceased leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il.2. Two women stand

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