Voice of the Martyrs

· Good news for Two Christian Prisoners
Within the past 48 hours VOM workers have received good news about two of the prisoners that have been listed on www.PrisonerAlert.com. First, we heard that Chhedar Bhote was released from prison last week in Nepal. On July 17, a...
· The Children Came Running
Children carry loads of joy into our lives. Their zest for life, their uncontained excitement when receiving a gift and their willingness to quickly make friends all produce a remarkable sense of wonder! I love meeting children in the field....
· What “Taking up our Cross” Really Means
When Jesus said “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me” (Matthew 16:24), he had a specific thing in mind but Christians over the centuries have broadened it to...
· "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...

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· IRAQ: Christians Forced to Flee Upon Threat of Death
hristians in Iraq, and especially those from the city of Mosul, are enduring yet more hardship and persecution...
· KENYA: Christians Continuing to Face Violent Attacks
After at least 65 people were killed a month ago on June 15th in the predominantly Christian town of Mkepetoni, attacks in the area have continued....
· CHINA: Gao Zhisheng to be Released from Prison Next Month
Prison authorities recently announced to the family of human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng that he will be released next month....

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