Serving Persecuted Christians Worldwide - Volunteer: Speaker - Open Doors UK & Ireland

Open Doors Speaker

Do you have an infectious enthusiasm for the things that really matter to you? Are you excited by the thought of speaking to a room full of people who have no idea what Open Doors' ministry is all about? Can you tell a story in such a way that inspires your audience?

You can make a difference...

We're building a team of inspirational and authoritative speakers who can connect with different audiences and inspire the prayers and supporters of tomorrow.

If you are...

  • Passionate for God and the persecuted church
  • An inspirational communicator with public speaking and/or preaching experience
  • Able to deliver relevant and motivating presentations whether you're sitting with six people or standing in front of 200
  • Self motivated and committed to arrange and organise speaking events throughout the year
  • Not intimidated by indifference and eager to see more Christians on their knees in prayer and on their feet in action for our persecuted family
  • Willing to commit to Open Doors' core values and messages and be a trusted ambassador for persecuted Christians
  • Reliable and organised in corresponding with people by phone, email and letter
  • Computer literate with access to a computer on a regular basis.

Maybe you would like to...

  • Book, prepare and deliver a minimum of five inspirational presentations a year
  • Be trained to portray the reality of persecution faced by Christians around the world
  • Represent the holistic ministry of Open Doors in a personal and relevant way with integrity and compassion
  • Inspire individuals, groups and churches to make an impact through praying, giving, volunteering or campaigning
  • Motivate individuals to become supporters of the ministry and approach potential Church Reps to become involved
  • Network locally to spark new ministry opportunities
  • Send in gifts and requests for our literature and keep us informed of your progress.

We have lots of ways to support you and encourage you on this journey:

  • Training in how to present the work and ministry of Open Doors
  • Up to date news, resources and information, including access to a special website to help you with your talks
  • Contact by phone and email to offer advice and support
  • Contact with other local volunteers, via your Volunteer Co-ordinator, when possible
  • Refunds for any reasonable expenses such as travelling costs
  • A weekend conference once a year with other core volunteers.

For more information please call the Inspire team on 01993 460015 or email

“After being confronted by the persecution of believers in a talk given by an Open Doors Speaker, I was unable to put it out of my head. I realised the Lord was wanting me to make others aware of this and that is how I became a Speaker.” Elizabeth

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Your support helps persecuted Christians continue to courageously follow Jesus.
Together, we can reach those where persecution hits hardest.