Women to Women

The women's ministry of Open Doors seeks to mobilise Christian women in the free world to strengthen persecuted Christian women world wide and learn from them.
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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

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

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

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

Many Iraqi believers, displaced by the Islamic State onslaught, have looked to the mountains and, like David, have asked the Lord where their help will come from (Ps. 121).  And women and children are especially vulnerable. Pray that they might experience the Lord taking hold of their right hands and helping them. Pray that fear will leave their tired minds and bodies and that trust would take its place. http://ht.ly/LnwOS

Many Iraqi believers, displaced by the Islamic State onslaught, have looked to the mountains and, like David, have asked the Lord where their help will.

Find out how you can pray for women in the Horn of Africa, who despite the risks, still have faith in God.  You can download our Women’s ministry newsletter, here: http://ht.ly/KYmay

Find out how you can pray for women in the Horn of Africa, who despite the risks, still have faith in God. You can download our Women’s ministry newsletter, here: http://ht.ly/KYmay

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

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 #testimony. She was an itinerant #evangelist in #China. Her commitment to the Lord Jesus is expressed this way: “#Jesus died for me. The least I should do, is die for Him. To suffer and go to #prison for Him is my #honour, and I look forward to it.”

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.

This is Anwar’s family. To the left you see her sister Ghada, to the right, her mother Samera and father William. Our contact first met Anwar and her family a month after they became victims of the terror of Islamic State (IS). They arrived in the safer Kurdish area with nothing but the clothes on their back.    At that time when we met them, they had only the cold floor to sleep.We were the first to visit them.

God Made Me A Fighter, A Loving One!

During her travels, Open Doors contact person Sara* meets the most inspiring people. Anwar, a victim of IS terror in Iraq, is one of the strongest amongst them.

This is Anwar, an internally displaced woman (#IDP) from #Mosul, #Iraq. She daily takes care of her traumatised, elderly parents and her sister who became disabled after an attack by Islamic State (IS). “Anwar is one of the strongest women I know,” says Sara*, an Open Doors contact. “She is also one of the most caring. Back in Mosul she used to be a nurse, but the majority of her care went to her family. She cared for them in extraordinary ways even before the Islamic state took over her…

Send believers in the Middle East a message of encouragement and hope.

“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.

“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.

“I found a God of love, full of love for us… I found peace," says Dalia* an Algerian Believer from a Muslim Background.

“I found a God of love, full of love for us… I found peace," says Dalia* an Algerian Believer from a Muslim Background.

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

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

#Pray that pupils in Sudan will grow in the knowledge of God, even in this primitive classroom. http://ht.ly/M49iU

#Pray that pupils in Sudan will grow in the knowledge of God, even in this primitive classroom. http://ht.ly/M49iU

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