WELCOME TO OPEN DOORS

Open Doors supports persecuted Christians with Bibles, Christian materials, training, livelihood skills, advocacy - and in a whole host of other ways - so that they know they are not forgotten and can stand strong to serve their communities. So that they can give life.

We also seek to mobilise the church in the UK & Ireland not only to serve Christians living under religious persecution but also to learn from them what it means to be a disciple of Jesus.

 
"I am grateful to Open Doors who for over half a century have been doing this kind of work and have had a great influence in my own life since the early eighties. I know this organisation has the utmost integrity and they do their research very carefully and well."
- Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury
 

How we help

How we help

We help Christians in over 50 countries, from training leaders to raising awareness about global persecution.

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Our history

Our history

Open Doors originated sixty years ago, in 1955, when a young Dutchman started smuggling Bibles to the persecuted church in Communist Europe. He became known as Brother Andrew, and his work led to sixty years of support for the persecuted church

Brother Andrew  |  Our History

 
Speaking out in Advocacy

Speaking out in Advocacy

Advocacy is speaking to the powerful on behalf of the powerless. That means everything from providing legal support to victims of injustice, to petitioning MPs, Ministers, Ambassadors and foreign governments.

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Financial Review

Financial Review

It's the gifts of thousands of supporters which make this work possible. Here's how we spent your money in 2014.

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Jobs

Jobs

Find out about vacancies at Open Doors and put your skills to use in helping persecuted Christians all over the world.

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"We have to live a life that is more revolutionary than that of the revolutionaries."
- Brother Andrew