WORLD WATCH LIST 2022

Coming 19 January

TOP 50 COUNTRIES WHERE CHRISTIANS FACE THE MOST EXTREME PERSECUTION

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For more than 60 years, Open Doors has served and supported persecuted Christians all over the world, so that they can stand strong in their faith, and be witnesses for Christ.

AFGHANISTAN: PRAY FOR THE BIRTH OF HOPE

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New Website and Mobile APP

Change is coming on our website! Our new website aims to improve communication. It has been completely redesigned and will be available by mid-January, 2022.
And Open Doors App will cease to work! A new version will be available later.

How A Cow Can Change A Life In Vietnam

You’ve heard of a piggy bank, but have you heard of a cow bank? Mai* is a widow from the northern highlands of Vietnam. She was given a cow, from the cow bank set up by one of our local partners.

The Christmas Story And The Persecuted Church

Christmas looks different this year. We can identify, as never before, with persecuted Christians. Here are five Bible verses that explore the Christmas story. A story not so different from the experience of the persecuted church today. There is a family – a mother, a father, a newborn child – visited by shepherds, discovered by wise men, and hunted by the authorities.

Spark Hope for Persecuted Children this Christmas

This Christmas, there will be an empty chair at the table for Sele’s family in Nigeria. His father was killed for his faith – Sele has never known his dad. But you can spark hope for him, and thousands of other persecuted Christian children.

Children Of The Persecuted Church

What does Christmas look like for children of the persecuted church? For many, Christmas is a special time to gather with family and friends to honour the birth of Jesus. But for some persecuted Christians, there will be empty seats at the table, meant to be filled by loved ones. Christmas is a reminder of the price they pay to follow Jesus.

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