Mike Gore, CEO of Open Doors Australia and New Zealand, said persecution is going digital in places like China and India.
The increase of worldwide Christian persecution is actually good news according to Open Doors, the organisation that has been helping believers since 1955.
The woman had told several lies about me. Rumours circulated and the hurt grew. I wanted to fight back and defend myself, but I knew it wasn’t the way. When Jesus was criticised and rejected, his humility and kindness lay in his sense of identity; in being so completely sure of who He was.
Following Jesus is a pretty comfortable option in Australia—but for over 215 million Christians around the world it now means high levels of persecution.