After being badly burned, Seema’s parents abandoned her when she was 10 years old. Her family and friends boycott her because of her faith. But God looks after her. After her path crossed with Open Doors, we could, through your support, provide Seema with a micro-credit loan to help her expand her shop. In this image, she smiles proudly in front of her shop. Learn more about our Women’s ministry, by subscribing to our free newsletter here: http://ht.ly/Ko4vw
In India, Christians are pushed to the edge of society. And although extremist Hindu and Buddhist groups are targeting Christians with impunity, Christian women wait patiently for the Lord. These women’s smiles during a Sunday morning service at Prarthna Bhavan Church in Nagpur, India, testify that they do not fret about the wicked schemes plotted against them. Meet more women like these by subscribing to our women’s newsletter: http://ht.ly/JOpek
Chininani Mali from Koinunya church in Bongmati stands in front of her house which is now in ruins. Almost all the mud houses belonging to the members of the Bongmati church in Nepal were destroyed by the recent earthquakes. Please continue to pray for all those affected. May the Church in Nepal be comforted by the Lord and may they, in turn, respond with the Lord’s comfort and wisdom to those around them. http://ht.ly/M49iU
Though #maltreated by her stepmother in her #childhood, then #despised and #rejected by her non-Christian family for accepting Jesus, Esti* nevertheless (pictured here) enrolled in a Bible school and now, along with her husband, pastors a 100 members strong church for Believers from a Muslim Background (#BMB) in #Indonesia. #womensmonth
Ding has an incredible She was an itinerant in Her commitment to the Lord Jesus is expressed this way: “ died for me. The least I should do, is die for Him. To suffer and go to for Him is my and I look forward to it.
“God taught me to develop inner #beauty through #faith, #obedience, #courage, and #prayer. I became more confident in introducing #Christ to others, more supportive of my husband [in fulfilling] his calling and potential, and more conscious of helping my children grow up as God-fearing people,” says Sarah who has since returned to her home country of #Bangladesh, along with her husband.
Please continue to #pray for 16 year old Anita from Pakistan. We recently shared that she might lose her arm due to cancer. Doctors at various clinics were refusing to treat her, but she is now receiving radiation. Please cover her in your prayers. Pray that the radiation may be successful and that God will send the right doctors and nurses to provide her with the necessary treatment. All to the glory of our Father! http://ht.ly/M49iU