Voice of the Martyrs Korea

LAOS: PERSECUTORS DESTROYED THEIR HOMES, BUT THESE 10 CHRISTIAN FAMILIES ARE KEEPING THE FAITH

LAOS: PERSECUTORS DESTROYED THEIR HOMES, BUT THESE 10 CHRISTIAN FAMILIES ARE KEEPING THE FAITH

Voice of the Martyrs Korea is reporting that the homes of all ten Christian families in a village in the South of Laos (name withheld for security reasons) were torn down one by one by fellow villagers over an eight-month period last year. According to Representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley, a building the families were ...

INDIA: FATHER’S DEATH BRINGS SON CLOSER TO GOD, PERSECUTORS

INDIA: FATHER’S DEATH BRINGS SON CLOSER TO GOD, PERSECUTORS

Pastor Shankar Yalam was the Number 2 target on the “Most Wanted” list of India’s communist Naxalite guerrillas. When he was brutally murdered on March 17, 2022, his enemies believed they had eliminated one of their strongest Christian opponents. But according to Voice of the Martyrs Korea Representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley, the communist Naxalite ...

CHINA: “THE GOVERNMENT HAD GUNS BUT THE CHURCH HAD THE HOLY SPIRIT”

CHINA: “THE GOVERNMENT HAD GUNS BUT THE CHURCH HAD THE HOLY SPIRIT”

A church in Guangzhou’s calm response to an intimidating mealtime raid by armed police and government agents last month is drawing praise from persecution advocates. They say the incident reveals that churches in China are standing strong despite growing hostility toward Christianity by Communist Party authorities. Voice of the Martyrs Korea and its US partner ...

BUSAN: VOLUNTEERS SERVE PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS THROUGH NEW VOICE OF THE MARTYRS KOREA OFFICE

BUSAN: VOLUNTEERS SERVE PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS THROUGH NEW VOICE OF THE MARTYRS KOREA OFFICE

A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the opening of Voice of the Martyrs Korea’s new regional office in the Seomyeon neighborhood of Busan on Saturday, January 20. But unlike most ribbon cutting ceremonies, the ribbon cutters were not local dignitaries, board members, or megachurch pastors. “It was important to us to have our regular Busan volunteers, ...

NK: RADIO BROADCASTERS PREPARE FOR MORE—AND BETTER—JAMMING EFFORTS

NK: RADIO BROADCASTERS PREPARE FOR MORE—AND BETTER—JAMMING EFFORTS

Russia and North Korea’s September agreement to expand technology sharing between the two countries has led to speculation on the possible impact of Russian technology on North Korea’s satellite, missile, and nuclear programs. But according to Voice of the Martyrs Korea Representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley, one of the most significant impacts of increased Russia-North ...

CHINA: GOVERNMENT AD PROMISES REWARDS FOR REPORTING UNDERGROUND CHRISTIANS

CHINA: GOVERNMENT AD PROMISES REWARDS FOR REPORTING UNDERGROUND CHRISTIANS

A video advertisement released last month by authorities in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province promises rewards for citizens who report underground Christian activity. The video, called “How to Report Illegal Religious Activities”, was released in December by the Guangzhou Municipal Ethnic and Religious Affairs Bureau. According to Voice of the Martyrs Korea Representative Dr. Hyun Sook ...

NIGERIA: WIDOWS OF MARTYRED CHRISTIANS RECEIVE SEWING MACHINES, TRAINING

NIGERIA: WIDOWS OF MARTYRED CHRISTIANS RECEIVE SEWING MACHINES, TRAINING

30 Nigerian Christian widows whose husbands were killed in anti-Christian violence in Adamawa State are receiving sewing machines, grinding machines, and the training to use them through a project funded by Voice of the Martyrs Korea, in cooperation with SDOK, its sister Voice of the Martyrs mission in the Netherlands. According to Voice of the ...

NORTH KOREANS BECAME CHRISTIAN BY WATCHING SECULAR RUSSIAN MOVIES

NORTH KOREANS BECAME CHRISTIAN BY WATCHING SECULAR RUSSIAN MOVIES

Secular movies are usually not known for their evangelistic impact, but according to one of several letters from North Korean underground Christians recently received by Voice of the Martyrs Korea, a family inside North Korea became Christians by seeing characters praying and going to church in various Russian movies. “One family living in North Korea ...