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INSPIRE YOUR CHURCH WITH STORIES FOR SERMONS
Want to motivate your church to deeper discipleship? Looking for an illustration for your sermon? Bring the Bible alive with a true story from a persecuted Christian in today’s world.
In Eddie's Reflections, President of Open Doors & Ireland Eddie Lyle, shares the real-life stories of Christians who, despite the cost, dare to follow Jesus.
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Could you live in Iraq?
Could you live in Iraq? There's nothing in TripAdvisor to help you answer this question, but Iraqi Christian Mona* recommends it - and invites all Christians to join her!
A Passage to India
The heat is on for Christians living in India, so how are they managing to stand strong? Eddie Lyle recalls the moment he met a pastor with no Bible...
Game of Thrones
The scene in Revelation where the saints cast their crowns before the throne of God is not just an episode from an apocalyptic drama. It has a real resonance for persecuted Christians in Egypt, as Eddie discovers in a remote desert region one day.
Seeing Heaven on Earth
What do you see when you look at the persecuted church? Pain, sorrow and pure injustice are what first come into view, but in the distance there's faith, forgiveness and new life, as Eddie discovers on a visit to Nigeria.