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    Lent: Time to prepare

    Lent is a time of preparation, but that idea has another, more sinister meaning for those facing persecution...

Why should I give thanks for this prison?

Dreams, answered prayers and faith in a prison camp... Esther's story is a must-read...

Five quotes from the worst places to be a Christian

Read five quotes from Christians living in the top five countries on the 2018 Open Doors World Watch List...



"Don't pray for us..."

Wisdom on how to pray - and keep praying - from persecuted Christians in Egypt...


My life in 7 verses

Meet Mohammed, a secret Christian, asking his life to share the good news of Jesus...

Is Jesus really worth it?

Reputation, image, friends, family, money, possessions... Is Jesus worth it?

Saint Valentine: When love costs

Roses are red, violets are blue, Saint Valentine was a Christian, and persecuted for it too...

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