Religious Nationalism Rising in Turkey

Religious Nationalism Rising in Turkey

Apr 7, 2021

Turkey rose from #36 in 2020 to #25 on the 2021 World Watch List. What changed? Listen in to hear…

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Easter and the Persecuted Church

Easter and the Persecuted Church

Mar 31, 2021

Easter is a great time of hope for Christians as we remember the death and resurrection of our Lord. But…

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Christianity in Bangladesh

Christianity in Bangladesh

Mar 24, 2021

On March 26, 2021, Bangladesh will celebrate 50 years of independence, so in this episode, we'll focus on Christianity in…

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Ten Years of War in Syria

Ten Years of War in Syria

Mar 17, 2021

This month marks 10 years since the war began in Syria. Listen in as we talk about how it has…

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Children of the Persecuted Church

Children of the Persecuted Church

Mar 10, 2021

It's uncomfortable to think of children being persecuted for their faith in Jesus Christ, but it's a reality for so…

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How the coup in Myanmar is affecting Christians

How the coup in Myanmar is affecting Christians

Mar 3, 2021

Myanmar recently underwent a military coup d'etat. In recent weeks there have been protests and eruption of violence. In this…

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Increasing Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa

Increasing Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa

Feb 24, 2021

One of the major trends of the 2021 World Watch List is the increasing violence in sub-Saharan Africa. Listen in…

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Where is Pastor Raymond Koh? Part 2

Where is Pastor Raymond Koh? Part 2

Feb 17, 2021

Pastor Raymond Koh disappeared on February 13, 2017. Over the last four years, his wife, Susanna Liew, has been actively…

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Where is Pastor Raymond Koh? Part 1

Where is Pastor Raymond Koh? Part 1

Feb 10, 2021

Pastor Raymond Koh disappeared on February 13, 2017. Over the last four years, his wife, Susanna Liew, has been actively…

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Why a Majority Christian Nation Has Persecution

Why a Majority Christian Nation Has Persecution

Feb 3, 2021

For the first time ever, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has entered the World Watch List. But the…

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Risers and Fallers

Risers and Fallers

Jan 27, 2021

Every year countries rise and fall on the World Watch List. In this episode we take a look at some…

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Persecution is Rising

Persecution is Rising

Jan 20, 2021

The persecution of Christians continues to grow. In this episode, we talk about how many Christians worldwide face high levels…

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The 2021 World Watch List

The 2021 World Watch List

Jan 13, 2021

What a day - season two is here and the 2021 World Watch List has been released. Listen in as…

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A Secret Christmas

A Secret Christmas

Dec 2, 2020

For many Christians, when they think of the persecuted church, they think of China. Perhaps because of the amazing growth…

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Life for Christians in China

Life for Christians in China

Nov 25, 2020

For many Christians, when they think of the persecuted church, they think of China. Perhaps because of the amazing growth…

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Christianity in the Era of Supreme Happiness

Christianity in the Era of Supreme Happiness

Nov 18, 2020

The leader of Turkmenistan has declared that they are in the "Era of Supreme Happiness." But what happens to those…

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Interview: The Hidden Persecution of Christian Women

Interview: The Hidden Persecution of Christian Women

Nov 11, 2020

The persecution of Christian is characterized as complex, hidden and violent. Our persecuted sisters are enduring a lot of persecution…

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How Persecution Affects the Whole Family

How Persecution Affects the Whole Family

Nov 4, 2020

Vietnam is one of just five countries in the world that have a communist ruling party. The persecution dynamics in…

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Interview: Persecution in Laos

Interview: Persecution in Laos

Oct 28, 2020

This week we sit down with one of our ministry partners in Laos, Ruth. Ruth informs us about persecution in…

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Minority Christians in Buddhist Myanmar

Minority Christians in Buddhist Myanmar

Oct 21, 2020

 Many people associate Myanmar with the Rohingya Refugee Crisis. But the Christian minority in Myanmar is also heavily persecuted.…

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Thanks and Prayers: News from the Persecuted Church

Thanks and Prayers: News from the Persecuted Church

Oct 14, 2020

Listen in to hear what we're thankful for and what we're praying about when it comes to the persecuted church.…

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Uzbekistan: Where Islam and Communism collide

Uzbekistan: Where Islam and Communism collide

Oct 7, 2020

 Central Asia is a place that combines the violence of Islamic extremism and the relentless pressure of communism. Uzbekistan…

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Crackdown on the Algerian Church

Crackdown on the Algerian Church

Sep 30, 2020

 Algeria has a long Christian history, but in recent years churches have experienced decreased freedoms and even closures. Converts…

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Prayer Requests: Church Attacks and Released Prisoners

Prayer Requests: Church Attacks and Released Prisoners

Sep 23, 2020

Listen in to hear some of the most recent prayer requests from persecuted Christians around the world so you can…

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Pyramid Scheme: The Persecution of Egypt's Christians

Pyramid Scheme: The Persecution of Egypt's Christians

Sep 16, 2020

 Christianity has a long history in Egypt, but it also has a long history of being persecuted there. In…

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Hope for the Middle East

Hope for the Middle East

Sep 9, 2020

Christianity has been disappearing from Iraq. Since 2003, the number of Christians has decreased by 87%. And if something isn't…

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Sandy Beaches and Immense Pressure

Sandy Beaches and Immense Pressure

Sep 2, 2020

The Maldives is a country of beautiful white sand and crystal-clear water, but it's also a country of immense pressure…

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Using a business to support Persecuted Christians

Using a business to support Persecuted Christians

Aug 26, 2020

As a high school student, Kezia decided to use one of her projects to support missions. out of that was…

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Persecuted Church

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Persecuted Church

Aug 19, 2020

We've all had to deal with the effects by COVID-19, but our persecuted family has been disproportionately affected. Christians are…

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How the Persecuted Church can change your perspective

How the Persecuted Church can change your perspective

Aug 12, 2020

Growing up in a Canadian Christian context forms your understanding of what it means to be a Christian. However, learning…

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Violence continues against Nigerian Christians

Violence continues against Nigerian Christians

Aug 5, 2020

Christians in Nigeria face high levels of violence for their faith. In this episode, we talk with a colleague who…

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The Church in the Heartland of Islam

The Church in the Heartland of Islam

Jul 29, 2020

In the heartland of Islam, Jesus continues to call men and women to himself. But life is very difficult for…

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Is there hope for Syria's disappearing church?

Is there hope for Syria's disappearing church?

Jul 22, 2020

The church in Syria has been devastated by years of civil war and persecution. Listen in as we talk about…

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Interviewing a Bible Smuggler: Celebrating 65 Years of Open Doors

Interviewing a Bible Smuggler: Celebrating 65 Years of Open Doors

Jul 15, 2020

You don't want to miss today's episode. To celebrate Open Doors' 65th anniversary, we interview Klaas Muurling. Klaas has worked…

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Heartbreak In the World's Largest Democracy

Heartbreak In the World's Largest Democracy

Jul 8, 2020

Listen in as we discuss the #10 country on the World Watch List - India. While it is considered the…

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Persecution isn't stopping the church from growing

Persecution isn't stopping the church from growing

Jul 1, 2020

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the country with the fastest growing church in the world right…

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The Worst humanitarian crisis in the world

The Worst humanitarian crisis in the world

Jun 24, 2020

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the country with the worst humanitarian crisis in the world right now…

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Imprisoned For Christ in Eritrea

Imprisoned For Christ in Eritrea

Jun 17, 2020

 On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the #6 country on the World Watch List, Eritrea, we'll share…

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Why is baptism so dangerous for persecuted christians?

Why is baptism so dangerous for persecuted christians?

Jun 10, 2020

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we'll discuss the issues with talking about the persecuted church on the internet, we'll…

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Is Sudan changing for the better?

Is Sudan changing for the better?

Jun 3, 2020

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we're joined by Yasin* who shares about the persecution of Christians in Sudan. Yasin* has…

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Answering your questions

Answering your questions

May 27, 2020

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

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Ancient roots to modern martyrs

Ancient roots to modern martyrs

May 20, 2020

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about the #4 country on the World Watch List, Libya. We…

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The cost of following Christ in Somalia

The cost of following Christ in Somalia

May 13, 2020

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about the #3 country on the World Watch List, why it's so…

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

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

May 11, 2020

On this bonus episode of World Watch Weekly, we celebrate Brother Andrew's 92nd birthday by sharing some stories that tell…

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A Christian's Challenge During Ramadan

A Christian's Challenge During Ramadan

May 6, 2020

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about what the Bible says about persecution, the #2 country on…

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There are Christians in North Korea?!

There are Christians in North Korea?!

Apr 29, 2020

On this episode of World Watch Weekly, we talk about the #1 country on the 2020 World Watch List, North Korea,…

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WE LAUNCHED A PODCAST!

WE LAUNCHED A PODCAST!

Apr 29, 2020

On the first ever World Watch Weekly we talk about why we've launched a podcast, what the World Watch List…

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