By Open Doors 14 May 2020

Podcast: Episode 37 – Mary – A Christian Activist in Iran

This podcast brings the persecuted church to life, with each episode containing life-changing stories that mentor us in our faith as we learn how to follow Jesus no matter the cost.

Episode 37 – Overview

Each month we will be releasing 4 different episodes – a story that inspires you, a message that unpacks scripture and builds your faith, a lesson from the persecuted church and also, we will be introducing you to a range of special guests.

In this episode, join us as we tells the story of Mary, a 21-year-old Christian activist from Iran, who was sentenced to 3 months in prison, and to be flogged. Mary has been fighting for Christians to have to right to attend church.

In this episode:

  • What life is like for the underground church in Iran.
  • How women are building the church.
  • The hope we can find when all seems lost


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Open Doors began in 1955 when Brother Andrew smuggled Bibles to persecuted Christians. We now work in over 70 countries supporting Christians who are persecuted for their faith in Jesus. To find out what it’s like to be a Christian in the most dangerous places on the planet, check out our World Watch List.