Prayer News

Latest edition: 279 (July-August 2020)

Would you like to be part of Open Doors secret network, supporting persecuted Christians in prayer? The latest Prayer News DVD includes a mix of short videos and audio tracks that will take you across borders and right into their world.

Share this resource with your church, too, by ordering Prayer News from our Inspire team on 01993 460015 or by emailing

Here are some films from the current Prayer News DVD, which you can also watch and download (below):

  • India - Kirti* is a widow who holds firm to her faith despite suffering intense persecution from her village. (Please note that this video is a reconstruction based on true events.)
  • India - Open Doors local partner Rajesh* tells us what it’s like for him to support vulnerable believers.
  • Nigeria - Over recent months, Christians have been facing the dual threats of continuing extremist attacks now coupled with discrimination in receiving government aid for Covid-19.
  • Central Asia - Ilmur* is a believer from a Muslim background who now visits poorer villages to share God’s love in practical ways.
  • Malaysia - Last year, Open Doors supported a youth camp  run by Pastor Lukas* where young people gathered to deepen their faith. 
  • Ethiopia - As a young girl, Marta was sold to a witchdoctor. She has since escaped and is healing and flourishing in her faith, thanks to your letters and cards. 

Reading the May/June Prayer Diary and looking for a video of Nadhir from North Africa? You can find Nadhir's video on Open Doors' vimeo channel.

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