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Prayer News

Latest edition: 280 (September-October 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):

  • Syria: Pastor George is leads a church in the north-east of Syria. He's been an Open Doors partner since 2012 and continues to serve his local community through times of conflict and coronavirus.
  • Iraq: Dalia tells us how a women’s group set up at her local church has strengthened the faith of the women in her town in Iraq’s Nineveh Plains.
  • Cameroon: Our local partners have been able to visit and encourage Christians who continue to live under the threat of violent attacks from Boko Haram.
  • Nigeria: Rose is one of thousands of believers in Nigeria who are vulnerable and in need of our prayers at this time: widowed just a few months ago, she then faced life under Covid-19 lockdown with a growing family to feed.
  • China: Qi Ming is a pastor whose house church was raided; he had to flee with his family to safety before the authorities could catch up with him.
  • Ethiopia: Khalid* was rejected by his family following his conversion; but we hear how, with help from Open Doors, he has now set up a successful small business to provide for his family.

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.

*Names changed for security reasons

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