Voice of the Martyrs

· "Hearts were Changed..."
Volunteers sort VOM newsletters for mailing. Each week numerous people come as volunteers to serve persecuted believers by serving at VOM. Some come for a few hours or a few days; some stay for a year as a long-term volunteer....
· Inside North Korea: a View from an “Admitted”
Recently Pastor Eric Foley, President of Seoul-USA and a key coordinator for VOM’s work to support the church in North Korea, recommended a couple of books to help me better understand life in North Korea. I finished the first book...
· This Day In History: The Martyrs of Scilli
The northern shores of Africa teemed with Christians during the second century, but all were at risk. In 180 seven men and five women were captured carrying “the sacred books, and the letters of Paul, a just man.” On July...
· What Battle Are You Fighting?
Sometimes it’s easy to get our battles twisted. What are we really fighting for? What are we really fighting against? Christians in Nepal reminded me of the answer. During the first part of a recent trip to Nepal I helped...
· Video: What Does ISIS Control Mean for Christians?
The world is watching as ISIS (which now simply calls itself IS, for "Islamic State") takes control of more and more territory in Iraq and Syria. But what does the growth of this radical Islamic group mean for Christians in...
· Exceedingly and Abundantly
When I was approached to go on a trip to Nepal with VOM, I was exceedingly glad. As the countdown to the trip begins, the adrenaline has kicked in so much that I find it difficult to stop making mental...
· A Wife's Visit To Prison
One of our VOM workers was in China recently to visit with persecuted believers there, and sat down with "Rainbow," the wife of imprisoned Christian bookstore worker Wenxi Li. Rainbow had just recently been to the prison for a visit...
· Miracles Happen at the Intersection
Trauma is a part of life. This truth may be even more apparent in the hostile and restricted nations where VOM ministers. These are very difficult places to live—especially for a Christian. As I travel around the world to meet...
· Jesus Freaks: Put To The Test
Each month VOM produces "The Jesus Freaks Minute," a daily radio-PSA that shares the stories of the persecuted church with Christian radio listeners all over the United States and around the world. Here's the script for one of the spots...
· Prayers During Ramadan
The Muslim world is in the midst of celebrating Ramadan, the most holy time on the Islamic calendar. For Christians this is a strategic time to pray for Muslims around the world to come to know Jesus Christ in a...

Voice of the Martyrs - Canada

· CUBA: House Church Demolished by Government Agents
Government agents, including state security and Cuban Communist Party officials, destroyed the home of a pastor...
· SUDAN: Authorities Destroy Another Church Building
Authorities destroyed a church building in Thiba Al Hamyida, North Khartoum...
· IRAN: Three Christian Converts Arrested
Three Christian converts were arrested on the morning of July 5th...
· Additional Note: Two More Believers Released in China
Two believers who were imprisoned for their faith in Henan province were released on July 5th...

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