Prayer News 282 (January-February 2021)

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):

  • North Korea: Matthew* and Peter* are two Open Doors field workers who support North Korean secret Christians. 
  • North Korea: This is the story of a Christian who was sent to a North Korean labour camp and known there only as a number: Prisoner 42.
  • Nigeria: Amina* and her family were subject not once but twice to attacks by Boko Haram extremists. And yet she can sing the words, “By God's grace, I am alive.”
  • China: Open Doors worker Simon* recalls how a secret youth camp he was running was raided by the authorities.
  • Ethiopia: Abebu shares how she faced new hardship under Covid-19 restrictions last year and how Open Doors came to her aid.
  • Colombia: Timóteo lives at the Open Doors Children’s Centre in Colombia, where he found safety from guerrilla gangs.

*Names changed for security reasons

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