remained of His church in that part of the world. While the vision of strengthening the church remains, the work has grown to include more countries and aspects such as theological training, trauma support, socio-economic development, advocacy, and humanitarian aid. Open Doorsâ€™ vision is to stand alongside the suffering body of Christ following 1 Corinthians 12:26. We believe that the church should suffer together and rejoice together in unity. How can we help further Godâ€™s work in the Middle East and amongst persecuted Christians elsewhere?
supporting financially and speaking out on behalf of our Christian family in the Middle East. You can find out more about the Hope for The Middle East campaign on opendoorsuk.org or through this link: http:// www.opendoorsuk.org/campaign/hope-forthe-middle-east.php?ref=storylnk6 Thanks to Rami for taking the time and trouble both to visit and to respond to further questions. Please look at the Open Doors website, consider if you can support the organisation financially and most importantly, pray for their work.
I think first and foremost by praying for our persecuted family in the Middle East and elsewhere in the world. Praying is the key to enable them to endure and see hope, it also directs us to act appropriately in response to their needs. A good way of being involved might be to commit to praying and supporting persecuted Christians in a particular country or region for a period of time. During this period, the church can be continually interceding for this country and responding to how God is prompting you to support in different ways. Open Doors are running a new campaign for Syria and Iraq at the moment aiming to preserve the Christian presence in the Middle East, you can be involved in praying,
HotPott - February 2017
Pott Shrigley Parish Magazine