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Eldos: Beaten for refusing to deny his faith

15th Nov 2018

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A young 25-year-old believer from a Muslim background from Kyrgyzstan has been brutally beaten for…

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Witnessing the Power of Prayer

09th Nov 2018

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The Indian priest who was held hostage for 18 months in Yemen says his experiences…

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Pakistani Supreme Court Orders Release of Aasiya Bibi; Christians Fear Reprisals

07th Nov 2018

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The Pakistani Supreme Court has just ordered the immediate release of Aasiya Bibi, the Christian…

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Leah: A heroine of faith

15th Oct 2018

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Leah pays the high price for her faith in Christ and forgoes freedom from Boko…

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Thank you for praying for Pastor Andrew Brunson

12th Oct 2018

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The court in Turkey has released Pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest and has set…

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“It’s not me, but Him in me” 

05th Oct 2018

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On December 11, 2016 a suicide bomber linked to an Islamic extremist organization entered Saint…

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A Secret Believer in Central Asia

31st Aug 2018

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Like so many young people from Central Asia, Ulzhan*, was lost in a world of…

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Sube: Going against the odds

30th Aug 2018

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“‘Tell Archippus: See to it that you complete the ministry you have received in the…

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Antonio and Marina of Colombia

23rd Aug 2018

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Meet Antonio and Marina. Both are pastors of a church in Colombia. They face restriction…

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Dechen from Bhutan

20th Aug 2018

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Twenty-two-year-old Dechen* heard the gospel from her friend when she was in Samtse, Bhutan, and…

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Pray for Andrew Brunson

18th Jul 2018

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The new date for the hearing for jailed US pastor Andrew Brunson’s in Turkey is…

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Samiha – The story of a Miracle

20th Jun 2018

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When a bomb exploded right next to her in church, everyone thought Samiha was dead.

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Hannah's story of faithfulness

20th Jun 2018

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Hannah Cho* was born just before the Korean War broke out in 1950.

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When Hannah Endured

20th Jun 2018

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In a small church with sky blue walls is a woman with gold, heart-shaped earrings.…

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Esther finds joy in the midst of sadness

18th Jun 2018

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As the government of Nigeria continues its battle against the Islamic radical Boko Haram in…

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A Father’s Example

15th Jun 2018

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Martin shares how his father’s faith led him to Christ. He attended the National Youth…

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Meet Pastor Budiantoro from Indonesia

18th May 2018

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Rev. Yonathan Budiantoro, Pastor of the Surabaya Pentecostal Church (GPPS) knows this very well.

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Pray for Asia Bibi

26th Apr 2018

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Bibi, sentenced to death in Pakistan on blasphemy charges, may be tried on appeal on…

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Help me to keep praying

13th Apr 2018

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Esther Joseph is saddened as the days grow longer, and she waits for her daughter.…

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“I never prayed for my release” – A former Iranian house church leader

05th Apr 2018

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God works in mysterious ways —that’s what former Iranian house church leader Mojtaba Hosseini found…

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New life arises out of ashes

01st Apr 2018

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“Like Christ rose from the death, this community is rising from the ashes.” This potent…

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Stand with Adrian in Iraq

30th Mar 2018

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Adrian is 20 years old and lives in Qaraqosh, Iraq. He is one of the…

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Tomorrow will be more beautiful

29th Mar 2018

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Maryam lives in Qaraqosh with her husband and her little boy, Toma. She feels lonely…

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Restoration and new birth

28th Mar 2018

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The basement of 61-year-old Christian Faraj’s house in Qaraqosh is crisp and clean; the walls…

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Rebuilding Dreams

27th Mar 2018

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Noor (29) is an architect who had to flee with her family when ISIS overran…

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The meaning of Easter in Iraq: new life after torture and pain

26th Mar 2018

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For the first time since ISIS drove all the Christians from Iraq’s Nineveh Plain in…

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Noeh: God gives me hope

12th Sep 2017

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"This is our land," says 12 year old Noeh, and he is waiting for the…

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Rebecca: Bringing hope to widows in Nigeria

25th May 2017

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I awoke one night and saw that the streets were brightly lit by the many…

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From Guerrilla and Drug Trafficker to Born Again Pastor

25th May 2017

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Leobard “Chito” Aguilar was not always the man of God he is today. In his…

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Sunita’s courageous prayer

25th May 2017

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I can die or I can witness. Make me a witness for you.” This was…

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Susan’s Story

25th May 2017

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Many Open Doors supporters have been praying for Susan Ithungu from Uganda who, at the…

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Rejected by 22 villages BUT glad to tell them about Jesus!

25th May 2017

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Laid out on the table were official documents from 22 different Lao villages. Handwritten, they…

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Jesus Found Me

25th May 2017

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Among the 85+ million Christians in China, there are only a few thousand Muslim background…

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