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  • 2019 World Watch List: 1 in 9 Christians Persecuted For Their Faith

    Blog | 16 January 2019

    The 2019 World Watch List has been released. It shows that persecution is increasing around the world, and the 50 most dangerous countries for Christians.“The World Watch List shows that where the gospel is being shared, persecution exists. The reason...

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  • Lessons From The Persecuted Church

    Blog | 11 July 2019

    Every Christian is trying to figure out how to follow Jesus in today’s world. Though we often feel a world away from our persecuted brothers and sisters, their faith and courageous Christianity should inspire and challenge our own.These are the faith-ch...

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  • Small Gift, Big Difference

    Blog | 3 September 2018

    Dean Keaney moved from Denver, USA to start the Open Doors Australia base in 1977, with the intention of reaching China with the gospel.In 1979, Open Doors was part of a successful smuggling operation that delivered 30,000 New Testaments into southern Chi...

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  • A Heart For North Korea

    Blog | 7 February 2019

    For the last 18 years, North Korea has been the most dangerous place in the world to follow Jesus, according to the World Watch List.Ironically, North Korea is the most religious country in the world. All of its 22 million citizens must worship leader...

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  • Dare To Connect

    Blog | 26 February 2019

    Dean Keaney has spent much of his life connecting the local church with the persecuted church worldwide. When Dean and his wife Becky packed up their lives in Colorado and moved to Sydney, Australia in 1978, they were answering the call of a God who had m...

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  • A Worship Journey Into Broken Places

    Blog | 26 July 2018

    Hillsong Worship hosted a masterclass at Hillsong Conference in Sydney, in partnership with Open Doors.‘A Worship Journey to Broken Places’ was full of stories from the field and the way God is building his Church, even in some of the darkest places i...

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  • Four Answered Prayers From North Korea

    Blog | 14 June 2018

    Many of our supporters have been praying faithfully for the persecuted church for years. We wanted to take a moment to say thank you for your commitment to the suffering church by sharing some of the ways your prayers have been answered.Here are four ans...

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  • What's It Like To Be A Christian Living In An Islamic Country During Ramadan?

    Blog | 16 May 2017

    This article first featured in Frontline Faith Magazine - Discovering Jesus, click here to read.Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It marks the month Muslims commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to the prophet Muhammad. For many...

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  • Christ in the Heart of Islam

    Blog | 27 June 2017

    ... Growing“When I started working in Saudi Arabia, I didn’t expect to find any churches, but I did,” shared one Christian labourer from Asia. “I found out there are vivid and lively migrant chu

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  • “It’s A Privilege To Be Persecuted” – India

    Blog | 8 August 2018

    India is the 11th most dangerous country in the world to be a Christian. Bahia* is a 22-year-old Bible school student from India. Committed to following Jesus no matter the cost, Bahia is the future of the church in a country increasingly intolerant of C...

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