Podcast: Blessed Are The Persecuted - Episode 5
Open Doors LIVE is a new, monthly podcast from Open Doors New Zealand, hosted by Mike Gore and James Kozina.
This podcast brings the persecuted church to life, with each episode containing life changing stories, accurate updates on events and trends in persecution and biblically based discussion.
Episode 5 Overview
In this episode…
James talks about a woman who spent 2 years in a metal shipping container for her faith. Mike shares some audio he recorded from an underground church in China. But they both ask the same question: Can Jesus be seen in my life, and is it a blessing to be persecuted?
- Hear what happens when Jesus shows up in an underground church in China.
- How one woman shared the gospel with her torturer.
- Why some say ISIS was a blessing.
- Learn how you can stand with the persecuted church.
Join the movement of Christians giving up one day’s wage for the persecuted church
Find out about our Frontline Partner program and how we can support the persecuted church from New Zealand.
About The Hosts
Mike Gore is the CEO of Open Doors New Zealand & Australia. He’s been with the ministry for almost 10 years and has travelled extensively to meet persecuted Christians in the field. He’s been chased by secret police and smuggled Bibles to Muslim background believers.
James Kozina oversees Church Engagement across New Zealand & Australia. He regularly speaks in churches, has met with persecuted believers in the field, and is passionate about seeing the survival of the gospel in both the persecuted church and the free church.
This podcast is brought to you by Open Doors New Zealand & Australia.
Open Doors began in 1955 when Brother Andrew smuggled Bibles to persecuted Christians. We now work in over 70 countries supporting Christians who are persecuted for their faith in Jesus. To find out what it’s like to be a Christian in the most dangerous places on the planet, check out our World Watch List.