Open Doors LIVE is a brand new, monthly podcast from Open Doors Australia and New Zealand, hosted by Mike Gore and James Kozina. This podcast brings the persecuted church to life, with each episode containing life changing stories, accurate updates on events and trends in persecution and biblically based discussion. It’s perfect for pastors, leaders and followers of Jesus wanting an all-in-one devotional podcast. Open Doors is a Christian ministry that has been serving the persecuted church since 1955. Now more than 60 years on, Open Doors strengthens the local church in over 70 countries. Each year Open Doors release the World Watch List- a trusted ranking of the most difficult places on earth to be a Christian. It’s used by both secular and Christian organisations when reporting on Christian persecution around the world. About the hosts: Mike Gore is the CEO of Open Doors Australia & New Zealand. He’s been with the ministry for almost 10 years and has travelled extensively to meet persecuted Christians in the field. He’s been chased by secret police and smuggled Bibles to Muslim background believers. James Kozina is part of our Church Engagement team for QLD and WA and is a resident expert on all things World Watch List. James regularly speaks in churches, has met with persecuted believers in the field, and is passionate about seeing the survival of the gospel in both the persecuted church and the free church. Jocelyn Goto is an excellent communicator and shares her journey with the persecuted church with humility and authenticity. She has worked for Open Doors for three years and looks after major partnerships, Open Doors Live, and our Frontline Partners. Jocelyn has travelled with the ministry and is constantly amazed by the faith of believers in some of the most contested countries on the planet. To find out more about Open Doors you can visit opendoors.org.au or opendoors.org.nz And don’t forget to rate, review and share this podcast.