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27
Oct 2021

Some Not So Good News

Last week, we shared some good news. This week we have a couple of news stories that aren't good news. Listen in to hear about Haiti and Sudan.

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20
Oct 2021

Some Good News

In a show about persecution, the content can often be disheartening, but today we want to focus on some good news. In this episode, we'll share some positive stories coming from the persecuted church. You'll hear an update from a Nigerian pastor about Leah Sharibu, we'll worship alongside believers from Mozambique and we'll join in prayer with believers from Burkina Faso.

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Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/get-involved/pray/

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13
Oct 2021

The Land of the Thunder Dragon

In today's episode, we talk about the country of Bhutan. This small land-locked country is #43 on the World Watch List and is a country that seeks to protect its Buddhist culture. Listen in to learn more and find out how you can pray!

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Download a copy of the 2021 World Watch List at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/worldwatchlist/about-persecution/

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/get-involved/pray/

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6
Oct 2021

Eight Prisoners You Can Pray for Today

In today's episode, we tell you about 8 prisoners in Eritrea that you can be praying for today. These dear brothers need our prayers today!

Find a written list of these persecuted brothers on the Open Doors Canada Discord server at https://discord.gg/ABBAr5sCQb.

Download a copy of the 2021 World Watch List at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/worldwatchlist/about-persecution/

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/get-involved/pray/

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29
Sep 2021

How Do You Work With North Korean Christians?

North Korea is an incredibly dangerous country for Christians, so it leads many to wonder how we can work with North Korean Christians. In this episode, you'll find out how we strengthen North Korean Christians and learn how you can pray for them.

Download a copy of the 2021 World Watch List at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/worldwatchlist/about-persecution/

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/get-involved/pray/

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22
Sep 2021

A Global Faith

As the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church approaches, Jared takes a look at the importance of prayer and our role in the global church. 

Download the 2021 IDOP resources at www.opendoorscanada.org/idop

Download a copy of the 2021 World Watch List at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/worldwatchlist/about-persecution/

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/get-involved/pray/

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15
Sep 2021

Are there signs of improvement in Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan is a former soviet state that gained its independence in the early 1990s. Christians have faced increasing pressure since new rules regarding religious freedom were implement in 2011. In this episode, we'll talk about what it's like for believers in Kazakhstan and discuss whether there has been any improvement in recent years, and we'll pray for believers there. 

Download a copy of the 2021 World Watch List at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/worldwatchlist/about-persecution/

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at https://www.opendoorscanada.org/get-involved/pray/

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8
Sep 2021

Updates from Afghanistan

As the situation continues to develop in Afghanistan, we want to keep you up-to-date. In this episode, we recreate an interview with a field worker from the region and give you updates on the situation for believers in the country. 

Download a copy of the 2021 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/

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1
Sep 2021

The Abode of Peace

Brunei, officially known as the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, is the #39 country on the World Watch List. Since the implementation of the Sharia law in recent years, life has become more difficult for Christians and other religious minorities in the country. In this episode, we'll share some of the pressure Christians face, hear some quotes from pastors in the country and learn how we can pray for our family in Brunei. 

Download a copy of the 2021 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/

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25
Aug 2021

What’s Happening in Afghanistan?

International news has been dominated in the last week by the recent events in Afghanistan. But it has left many people wondering, what will happen to the believers in the country? In this episode, we'll answer some of the more common questions about Afghanistan, share some prayer requests and take time to pray. 

Download a copy of the 2021 World Watch List at www.opendoorsca.org/world-watch-list/about-persecution

Find more resources to pray for the persecuted church at www.opendoorsca.org/get-involved/pray/

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