Andrew van der Bijl Die
Andrew van der Bijl, who was a Dutch Christian missionary and founder of the Christian organization Open Doors died on Tuesday 27 September 2022 at the age of 94.
Christian Missionary Andrew van der Bijl Cause of Death
He was famous as the “Brother Andrew”, he founded the Christian charity Open Doors and he became a voice for voiceless persecuted Christians, his death news was confirmed by his group on Wednesday. He died in the Dutch town of Harderwijk.
“As someone who has inherited a share of Andrew [van der Bijl]’s work, I can tell you that it was in his everyday life, away from all the media attention, that Andrew was perhaps the most inspiring,” writes David Curry. https://t.co/05A84r9K3C
— Religion News Service (@RNS) September 30, 2022
David Curry, who is the CEO and President of Open Doors USA said, “Now, it is with mixed feelings that we share his greatest journey yet. Brother Andrew has gone home to be with the God he spent his life serving, For more than 60 years, Open Doors’ founder—Brother Andrew—visited over 125 countries in service to the global church”.
Who is Andrew van der Bijl?
He was a Dutch Christian missionary and founder of the Christian organization Open Doors. Andrew was famous for smuggling Bibles and other Christian literature into communist countries during the Cold War. His nicknamed “God’s Smuggler” because of his activities.
|Real Name||Andrew van der Bijl|
|Profession||Christian Missionary and Founder of the Christian organization Open Doors|
|Birthdate||11 May 1928|
|Birthplace||Sint Pancras, North Holland, Netherlands|
|Death Date||27 September 2022|
|Death Place||Harderwijk, Gelderland, Netherlands|
|Age||94 years old|