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Tag Archive: Stories
  • A history lesson with Brother Andrew Stories

    On 15 July 1955, a young man called Andrew stepped off the train in Warsaw’s Central Station, carrying a suitcase containing a change of clothes, and hundreds of booklets with the title ‘The Way of Salvation’. He’d travelled to a youth communist festival, with the aim of telling young people the truth of Jesus. That […]

  • Four things we learnt in 2021 Stories

    Check out some surprising lessons we learnt from the persecuted church in 2021 and see how even in the most dangerous places, God’s goodness is still shining…

  • Among the ashes Stories

    New film exploring how lament and times of struggle can help us encounter God in fresh, powerful ways…

  • How persecuted Christians view Easter Stories

    Easter can be a dangerous time for the global church. Read how three Christians from around the world view Easter and pray for the persecuted church in this short reflection…

  • World Watch List 2021: What you need to know… Stories

    Essential facts and stats gleaned from the 2021 Open Doors World Watch List – your quick guide to where the Church is facing pressure and persecution…

  • Five things the persecuted church taught us in 2020 Stories

    2020 was a crazy year. Looking back, here’s five things we learnt from persecuted Christians to inspire us to depend more on God…

NIGERIA: Friends share how LEah has inspired them
Leah was taken from her school with over 100 other students by Islamic extremists 7 years ago. Whilst the other girls were released, Leah was kept in captivity as she refused to give up her faith in Jesus.
Abdulla was forced to flee Afghanistan when the Taliban took control, but instead of heading to Europe as was his plan, God is using him powerfully in a neighbouring country...