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There is no way we can talk about Goshen today without talking about the organisation from which it evolved: Open Doors Singapore (ODS)

Open Doors was a legacy left behind by Brother Andrew, a Dutch Christian missionary who earned himself the name “God’s Smuggler” smuggling Bibles into communist countries during the Cold War years. He famously prayed, “Lord, make seeing eyes blind” before approaching border security with his carload of Bibles and Christian literature for believers behind the Iron Curtain. At police checkpoints, he even had his religious literature – banned in many countries he was visiting – lying in plain sight as a testament to God’s protection. Brother Andrew showed us that faith often materialises in deeds of courage.

In 1982, ODS was founded upon this same spirit of adventure, courage and reckless faith embodied by Brother Andrew.

Goshen is a non-denominational Christian ministry. Our ministry partners are Voice of the Martyrs and Release International. We work with and through local church partners helping persecuted Christians prayerfully, pastorally and practically. Our ministry is based on Hebrews 13 v 3: ‘Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.’

Be inspired by the testimony and ministry of Pastor Richard Wurmbrand, who was imprisoned for his faith for 14 years in communist Romania. Be inspired by reading his book Tortured for Christ, available in our shop or you can receive a free copy by becoming a regular supporter of Goshen.


Supporting the Afflicted & Persecuted Church
Our passion is supporting the parts of the Church which have been disadvantaged for their allegiance to Christ. The name of our bi-monthly publication “STAND!” (Standing for The Afflicted church – Nurturing and Developing it!) alludes to this cause. It also represents the confidence we place in 1 Corinthians 16:13 “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.”
Fostering a Prophetic Movement that Reaches Nations
The function of prophecy in church has traditionally been to edify its people and build their connection with God. We help sons and daughters of the Father discern His voice in its different expressions. It is this voice that highlights God’s aspirations for us, speaks His encouragement and reveals the script He had written for our lives from before the foundation of earth.

Equipping the Body of Christ for Kingdom Works
One of our goals is to provide an incubating environment for young leaders. We hope to provide a platform in which conversation with local and foreign church leaders can take place. Through our alignment with Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), other Christian organisations and committed missionaries, we hope to also train and support people in advancing Kingdom works for Jesus Christ.

Contact Us

   (65) 6456 0042 / (65) 6456 0423



 Goshen International Ministries Ltd
My MailBox (Business) No.880228
Singapore 919191

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