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Connecting Canadian Christians with the persecuted Church

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Connecting Canadian Christians with the persecuted Church

Heartbreak in the world's largest democracy

Listen in as we discuss the #10 country on the World Watch List - India. While it is considered the largest democracy in the world, India doesn't have the best record when it comes to religious freedom. On this episode, we'll talk about why India is fast becoming one of the worst hotbeds of persecution, we'll hear an update form one of our local church partners and we'll hear a heartbreaking story of persecution against a 4-year-old. Check it out and find out how you can be praying for our persecuted family in India.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Persecution isn't stopping the church from growing.

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the country with the fastest growing church in the world right now - Iran. We'll get insight on living in isolation from a man who spent 36 days in solitary confinement and we'll hear the story of two courageous young girls who continued to share the gospel despite the risk of imprisonment. Listen on to find out how you can be praying for our brothers and sisters in Iran.

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunes, PodBean, Spotify, or RSS Feed.

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

The Worst humanitarian crisis in the world

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the country with the worst humanitarian crisis in the world right now - Yemen. Unfortunately, Yemen is also the #8 on the World Watch List and Christians face additional pressure and persecution amidst this crisis. Listen on to find out how you can be praying for our Yemeni brothers and sisters.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Imprisoned For Christ in Eritrea

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the #6 country on the World Watch List, Eritrea, we'll share the story of Paul* who spent 10 years in prison for Christ and we'll hear from Helen Berhane who spent 30 months in a shipping container while imprisoned in Eritrea.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

 

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Why is baptism so dangerous for persecuted christians?

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the issues with talking about the persecuted church on the internet, we'll briefly discuss the #5 country on the World Watch List, Pakistan, and we'll talk about why Baptism is so dangerous for believers from a Muslim background.

 

Links

To purchase Nik Ripken's Insanity of Obedience, please visit https://www.opendoorsca.org/product/the-insanity-of-obedience/

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

 

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Is Sudan changing for the better?

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we're joined by Yasin* who shares about the persecution of Christians in Sudan. Yasin* has been engaged in different aspects of service to glorify the Lord throughout his life. However, serving the persecuted Church has been most energizing for him. Sudan, as one of the countries where Christians have been facing some of the fiercest persecution in the world, has been particularly challenging but also rewarding. He is well-informed on what is happening with believers on the ground. You don't want to miss this interview.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

 

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Answering your questions

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we're joined by the Executive Director of Open Doors Canada to answer your questions.

 

Links:

Register for Night with the Persecuted Church at www.persecutedchurch.ca.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

Ancient roots to modern martyrs

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about the #4 country on the World Watch List, Libya. We discuss it's ancient Christian roots and share about a modern martyr. You'll also find out about a special online event coming in June.

 

Links:

Register for Night with the Persecuted Church here.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunes, PodBean, Spotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

The cost of following Christ in somalia

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about the #3 country on the World Watch List, why it's so difficult to be a Christian there and share a story of a believer from the Horn of Africa.

 

Links

Purchase the Insanity of God here.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunes, PodBean, Spotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

It's Brother Andrew's birthday and other things you didn't know about him.

On this bonus episode of World Watch Weekly, we celebrate Brother Andrew's 92nd birthday by sharing some stories that tell us who is he and what he's about. You can even hear an audio clip of Brother Andrew sharing about Open Doors and the persecuted church.

 

Links:

Read more about Brother Andrew here.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunes, PodBean, Spotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

 

Heartbreak in the world's largest democracy

Listen in as we discuss the #10 country on the World Watch List - India. While it is considered the largest democracy in the world, India doesn't have the best record when it comes to religious freedom. On this episode, we'll talk about why India is fast becoming one of the worst hotbeds of persecution, we'll hear an update form one of our local church partners and we'll hear a heartbreaking story of persecution against a 4-year-old. Check it out and find out how you can be praying for our persecuted family in India.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Persecution isn't stopping the church from growing.

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the country with the fastest growing church in the world right now - Iran. We'll get insight on living in isolation from a man who spent 36 days in solitary confinement and we'll hear the story of two courageous young girls who continued to share the gospel despite the risk of imprisonment. Listen on to find out how you can be praying for our brothers and sisters in Iran.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunes, PodBean, Spotify, or RSS Feed.

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

The Worst humanitarian crisis in the world

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the country with the worst humanitarian crisis in the world right now - Yemen. Unfortunately, Yemen is also the #8 on the World Watch List and Christians face additional pressure and persecution amidst this crisis. Listen on to find out how you can be praying for our Yemeni brothers and sisters.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Imprisoned for Christ in Eritrea

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the #6 country on the World Watch List, Eritrea, we'll share the story of Paul* who spent 10 years in prison for Christ and we'll hear from Helen Berhane who spent 30 months in a shipping container while imprisoned in Eritrea.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Why is baptism so dangerous for persecuted christians?

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the issues with talking about the persecuted church on the internet, we'll briefly discuss the #5 country on the World Watch List, Pakistan, and we'll talk about why Baptism is so dangerous for believers from a Muslim background.

 

Links

To purchase Nik Ripken's Insanity of Obedience, please visit https://www.opendoorsca.org/product/the-insanity-of-obedience/

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

 

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Is sudan changing for the better?

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we're joined by Yasin* who shares about the persecution of Christians in Sudan. Yasin* has been engaged in different aspects of service to glorify the Lord throughout his life. However, serving the persecuted Church has been most energizing for him. Sudan, as one of the countries where Christians have been facing some of the fiercest persecution in the world, has been particularly challenging but also rewarding. He is well-informed on what is happening with believers on the ground. You don't want to miss this interview.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

 

*Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes*

Answering your questions

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we're joined by the Executive Director of Open Doors Canada to answer your questions.

 

Links:

Register for Night with the Persecuted Church at www.persecutedchurch.ca.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

Ancient Roots to Modern Martyrs

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about the #4 country on the World Watch List, Libya. We discuss its ancient Christian roots and share about a modern martyr. You'll also find out about a special online event coming in June.

 

Links:

Register for Night with the Persecuted Church here.

Send us your questions to podcast@odcan.org.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunes, PodBean, Spotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

The cost of following Christ in Somalia

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about the #3 country on the World Watch List, why it's so difficult to be a Christian there and share a story of a believer from the Horn of Africa.

 

Links

Purchase the Insanity of God here.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunes, PodBean, Spotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

It's Brother Andrew's birthday and other things you didn't know about him

On this bonus episode of World Watch Weekly, we celebrate Brother Andrew's 92nd birthday by sharing some stories that tell us who is he and what he's about. You can even hear an audio clip of Brother Andrew sharing about Open Doors and the persecuted church.

 

Links:

Read more about Brother Andrew here.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunes, PodBean, Spotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

A Christian's Challenge During Ramadan

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about what the Bible says about persecution, the #2 country on the 2020 World Watch List and what it's like for Christians living in Muslim countries during Ramadan.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

A Christian's Challenge During Ramadan

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about what the Bible says about persecution, the #2 country on the 2020 World Watch List and what it's like for Christians living in Muslim countries during Ramadan.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

There are Christians in North Korea?!

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about the #1 country on the 2020 World Watch List, North Korea, why it's so dangerous to live there as a Christian and talk about how to plant a church in a prison camp.

 

Links:

Read Sang-Hwa's story in our recent magazine here.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

There are Christians in North Korea?!

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about the #1 country on the 2020 World Watch List, North Korea, why it's so dangerous to live there as a Christian and talk about how to plant a church in a prison camp.

 

Links:

Read Sang-Hwa's story in our recent magazine here.

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

 

**Names of persecuted Christians may be changed for security purposes**

We Launched a Podcast!

On the first ever World Watch Weekly we talk about why we've launched a podcast, what the World Watch List is and how you can pray for persecuted Christians around the world.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find out more about the methodology of the World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

We Launched a Podcast!

On the first ever World Watch Weekly we talk about why we've launched a podcast, what the World Watch List is and how you can pray for persecuted Christians around the world.

 

Links:

Download a copy of the 2020 World Watch List here.

Find out more about the methodology of the World Watch List here.

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church here.

Subscribe to World Watch Weekly podcast via iTunesPodBeanSpotify, or RSS Feed.

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