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The magazine includes:
- in-depth reports and news updates on the suffering church
- case studies of how persecuted Christians are being met by God
- news briefs on persecution from around the globe
- specific prayer and action points
- ideas for how you can help right here at home
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Latest issue - January 2017
Risking it all
In North Korea, the most hostile country towards Christians in the world, believers are continuing to risk everything for God - and they are thankful of your support. Discover how God has been moving in this dangerous nation, and how your actions have been helping them. Also, Open Doors CEO Lisa Pearce, shares her vision for the year ahead, and you can read how hope is rising from the ashes for believers in Iraq and Christians in Nigeria.
Thank you for bringing hope
Over the last year, tens of thousands of you have been supporting our persecuted family in a variety of ways - and it's not only us at Open Doors who want to say thank you. Read letters from persecuted believers, from North Korea to northern Nigeria, who want to thank you this Christmas. You can also find out how the Hope for the Middle East campaign is already gaining momentum, and learn how your support has been helping secret children in Colombia, and believers in Syria and India.
Hope for the Middle East campaign special
Open Doors is launching a global, seven-year campaign to mobilise Christians around the world to bring hope to the Middle East. Read an interview with Pastor Edward, a church leader in Damascus, Syria, and find out how you and your church can pray, give and speak out to support courageous Christians like him as they serve their communities. You can also find out more about imprisoned Christians in Iran.
India: The rise of Hindu extremism
Christians in India are facing increasingly violent persecution as Hindu extremism rises – hundreds have been attacked just this year. But many of our brothers and sisters are showing incredible courage in the face of persecution. Read their stories and find out how you can pray, give and speak out to support them. Also, find out how your support is bringing hope to the Middle East.
Known to God: The Muslims secretly turning to Christ
Open Doors researchers estimate there are millions of Christians from Muslim backgrounds in the world today – God is truly at work. However, coming to Christ is just the beginning of the journey for these believers, a journey that could cost everything. Find out about the challenges they face by choosing to follow Jesus, and how you can support them in prayer and action. Plus, discover faith in the midst of anarchy in Libya.
Nigeria: Hope in the heartache
Almost two years after the abduction of the schoolgirls from Chibok, there is no sign of their return. Their families are completely heartbroken – but they have not given up hope. Read their stories and find out how your prayers and support are helping Open Doors workers to continue to care for the Chibok parents. Plus find out more about Eritrea, ‘the North Korea of Africa’, and we launch our new Letter Writing Guide 2016