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Rebuild Hope

Rebuild Hope

Looking for new materials for an All-Age service? Rebuild Hope offers fantastic resources that will have you sorted for one of your Sundays this autumn. Tell the story of 12-year-old-Noeh and his displaced family and get everyone on board rebuilding hope for Christians in Syria and Iraq.

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Fast Food


Fast Food is a great way for churches, youth groups, families and friends to show solidarity with persecuted Christians. Each week you share a meal with others, serve up stories of the persecuted church and take away a 'fasting' challenge. Our free pack has all the instructions, so order a copy now!

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Take the World Watch List to your church. This pack includes a copy of the World Watch Guide, poster-sized World Watch Map, and further resources.

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Persecuted church talks

Resources for Sermons

Introduce your church to the message of the persecuted church, using the following pre-prepared outline talks, sermon notes and Powerpoint presentations.

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Partner Church

Become a partner Church

As Christians we are part of one church, one family – with a responsibility to stand shoulder to shoulder with those who are suffering. But the need is growing. Only by working together can we give our persecuted brothers and sisters the support they need.

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Pastor Edward Speaking to New Wine Leaders


Pastor Edward, one of Open Doors partners in Syria who leads a church in Damascus, speaks to the New Wine leadership conference on Nehemiah and the hope he has for Syria.


Secret Smuggler

Secret Smuggler

Scary soldiers, death-defying dares, bold prayers, true love, and miracles! Secret Smuggler is a short, colourful adaptation of God's Smuggler, the story of Brother Andrew, suitable for children aged 5-11.

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"You'll be known as those who can fix anything, restore old ruins, rebuild and renovate, make the community liveable again."
- Isaiah 58:12 (The Message)