No believer should face persecution alone

Strengthen secret believers in the Middle East


Watch: The Story of Taher

The secret police arrested Taher*, because he used to be a Muslim, but now he believes in Jesus. Under interrogation in prison, he was pressured to write down the names of his Christian friends.

Taher bravely refused and instead chose to use a smuggled pen to write words of encouragement on his cell wall. He stayed strong in his faith till miraculously, he was released. (Read Taher’s story.)

No believer should face prison and persecution alone.

Secret believers in the Middle East face great risks. They need your prayers and support today.

  • Every HK$390 could provide counselling training for a secret believer, so they can support fellow Christians facing persecution.
  • Every HK$700 can provide two secret believers who’ve fled to a neighbouring country with practical and spiritual support at a Christian community centre.
  • Every HK$775 could provide online training for ten secret church leaders to develop their leadership skills, so they can better disciple their churches.

Will you prayerfully give today?

Thank you and God richly bless you!

*Name changed

*Any excess funds from this appeal will be used to support vital long term work for Christians facing high levels of persecution.



Will you show Christians in North Korea and other countries where persecution is extreme that they are:





What if being a Christian meant you lost your home, your family, your freedom or even your life?

Christians from countries like North Korea, India and Iran know what it means to follow Jesus no matter the cost. They face extreme persecution every day, simply for their faith.

Will you show them that they are not alone, not forgotten, not ever?


North Korea has been rated the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian for the 20th year running. The Open Doors World Watch List 2021 shows that extreme persecution is rising across the world.

We’re not powerless. Far from it. Every time you give, every time you pray, every time you act in support of your persecuted family, you’re bringing a secret believer hope in their darkest hour. Your lifetime of commitment is encouraging them in their lifetime of following Jesus too.

Please give and pray today.

  • Every HK$400 could give a Bible to three believers from a country where Christians face extreme persecution.
  • Every HK$550 could give biblical training to a believer in the underground church.
  • Every HK$700 could provide food, medicine and shelter for a believer fleeing extreme persecution.

You’ll never know the names of the secret believers you help, but they will know that you love them.

Thank you and may God richly bless you!

*Any excess funds from this appeal will be used to support vital long term work for Christians facing high levels of persecution.

The Syrian Church has faced war, persecution - now pandemic.


Nothing stops the church. Not war. Not persecution. Not even Covid-19 pandemic. But none of this is possible without prayer or the support of the worldwide Christian family.

Pastor George has seen it all. The extremist ideology of Islamic State of Syria. The invasion of the Turkish army. Persecution and poverty driving thousands of Christians to leave their country.

The Syrian church has been shrinking in size, yet growing in strength. New believers from a Muslim background have been risking everything to follow Jesus and join the church.

Sadly, the pandemic has left these courageous new believers even more vulnerable. Cut off from their families for choosing a new faith, they no longer have a safety net for support.

That’s why Open Doors is helping churches like George’s become Centres of Hope across the Middle East. The church is a great support network. There in the heart of the local community, supported by a global family.

  • Every HK$470 could provide a monthly food relief pack for a persecuted family in Syria.
  • Every HK$600 could contribute to medical care for a believer in Syria.
  • Every HK$710 could provide a kit of winter clothes and blankets to help a family survive in winter.

“Everyone who suffers for his faith in Christ has the right to assistance from that part of the body that Christ has blessed with liberty, knowledge and resources.” – Brother Andrew

*Any excess funds from this appeal will be used to support vital long term work for Christians facing high levels of persecution.