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World Watch List Challenge – #45 Djibouti

Posted on November 25, 2014 by

Pray for Djibouti

  Djibouti has a population of approximately 900,000 people. The majority is Muslim, and an estimated 15,000 Christians are present in Djibouti, as well, including an expatriate Christian community. Islam is the religion of the state, but the constitution provides…
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Stories That Haven’t Made The News…

Posted on November 20, 2014 by

This has been an unprecedented year in Christian persecution. From the kidnapped girls in Nigeria, to Christians attacked by ISIS, the world has been forced to pay attention to Christian persecution in several countries. However, what the media outlets around…
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Newsflashes from the Persecuted Church

Posted on November 19, 2014 by

Middle East: Finding Christ during Hostility, Turmoil The Middle East is in turmoil. Civil war in Syria, a battle against the Islamic State in parts of Iraq and Syria, refugees flooding Lebanon and Jordan, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) fleeing to…
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World Watch List Challenge – #45 Tajikistan

Posted on November 17, 2014 by

Tajikistan is a country facing huge challenges due to its geography alone. It is landlocked, the next deep-sea port being some 3,000 kilometers away, its territory is almost entirely surrounded by mountains. This rugged terrain means that the country has…
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Act Now – Time Running Out For Religious Freedom Commission

Posted on November 13, 2014 by

by Kristin Wright, Director of Advocacy at Open Doors USA @bykristinwright ISIS continues to tear across Iraq and Syria, ruthlessly persecuting Christians and other religious minorities. In Nigeria, more than 200 schoolgirls remain in captivity. Just last week, a Pakistani…
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Newsflashes from the Persecuted Church

Posted on November 12, 2014 by

Nigeria: Open Doors Worker Reports ‘Grievous’ Suffering Isaac*, an Open Doors researcher for Nigeria, has just returned from visiting a few Christians who have fled in the wake of Boko Haram’s capture of the city of Mubi on Oct. 29….
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World Watch List Challenge – #44 Morocco

Posted on November 12, 2014 by

Socially, Morocco’s population of over 33 million is almost entirely a mix of Arab and Berber descent. While Arab is the official language, Berber dialects, as well as French, continue to be spoken. Over 99 percent of the population is…
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Underfunded Projects In Top Secret Countries

Posted on November 11, 2014 by

Through Your Donations, Open Doors Provides Persecuted Christians With Life-Changing Gifts In The Most Dangerous Countries This has been an unprecedented year in Christian persecution. From the school girls who were kidnapped in Nigeria, to Meriam Ibrahim being sentenced to…
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How Your Donations Were Used This Month

Posted on November 11, 2014 by

Each month, your faithful support impacts the lives of persecuted Christians. Here are some of the ways your donations helped persecuted believers around the world: Bible & Gospel Development Christians in several Central Asian countries are arrested if they are…
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#IDOP Webcast: In Case You Missed It

Posted on November 7, 2014 by

This past weekend, the International Day of Prayer was held for believers around the country to join together to pray for Christians who are facing persecution around the world. Thank you to all who joined us for this webcast and…
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