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Coronavirus: A danger for secret believers in North Korea

In photo: Children in North Korea  North Korean defector Timothy Cho shares about the possible situation of North Koreans—including our brothers and sisters in Christ—if the new coronavirus would spread to the country. A new malicious virus, the coronavirus, has been...

Can you be family to Jina and Abraham this Christmas?

In photo: Jina and Abraham from Syria This Christmas, you can help Syrian families like Jina and Abraham's shine with hope for the future. Jina doesn’t know where her husband is. She hasn’t known for six years. Their son, Abraham, was only one when his father, Rober,...

Churches bring hope where there is no hope in Syria

In photo: Pastor Abdalla in a church service in Syria For so long, they’ve longed for an end to hostilities in their country. The war has been terrible. When a loved one left the house, you would never know if he would return. Shelling, bombs, gun shots, and...

Security in Sri Lanka tightened in response to new bomb threat

In photo: Aftermath of the 2019 Easter Bombing in Zion Church, Sri Lanka We continue to ask for prayers for Sri Lanka as there have been warnings of more possible attacks on Catholic churches between the 15th (yesterday) and the 25th of October. The security forces...

The Unbroken Faith of a Widow from India

In photo: Kirti* from India Kirti* is not even 5 feet tall, but a giant in God’s Kingdom. Whenever she sees me – a Caucasian – walk by, she can’t help but smile. As if it’s funny to her that someone can be that white. Open Doors partners have brought her to a secluded...

Saree* from India: ‘I Was Only 11’

In photo: Saree* from India Saree* is a 12-year-old girl from a rural part of India. She’s tall for her age, slim, and has a beautiful smile that she shows too little. She often squints her eyes, which gives her face a dark, almost scary look. As if she’s carrying a...

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