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How Pastors Become Spies…and How to Stop It

Korean American pastor and former North Korean prisoner Kim Dong Chul admitted in an interview published this week that he had been spying for South Korea and the United States. By all accounts he was not a spy merely masquerading as a pastor. He was a pastor who was actively engaged in Christian ministry to ...

INDIA: Violence Against Christians Escalates, But One Evangelist Continues to Recover

INDIA: Violence Against Christians Escalates, But One Evangelist Continues to Recover

A new wave of anti-Christian threats and intimidation has been reported since the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recorded a landslide victory in India’s national elections in May. Prime Minister Narendra Modi In just two weeks following Prime Minister Modi being sworn into office for a second term as prime minister, violence against Christians ...

China Persecution Update: Children and the elderly as trained spies

It is difficult for Christians outside of China to get an accurate, updated, comprehensive, simple-but-not-oversimplified summary of the rapidly escalating persecution confronting Chinese Christians. Our VOMK team assembled this timely brief for you to share with your friends, family, and church.   CHINA - CURRENT SITUATION:   Under Xi Jinping’s dictatorship, China is carrying out ...

Chinese authorities offer $1,000 cash prize for reports on ‘illegal’ religious activities

Chinese authorities offer $1,000 cash prize for reports on ‘illegal’ religious activities

(Guiyang, Guizhou—July 1, 2019) Authorities in Guiyang, the capital of China’s Guizhou province, are incentivizing local residents to report religious activities by offering them up to around $1,000. According to Voice of the Martyrs Korea representative Hyun Sook Foley, people will receive the cash reward if they report on “suspicious illegal religious sites and activities” ...

DAILY DEVOTIONAL WRITTEN BY 14 YEAR PRISONER OF FAITH

DAILY DEVOTIONAL WRITTEN BY 14 YEAR PRISONER OF FAITH

This week, Voice of the Martyrs Korea releases their translation of Pastor Richard Wurmbrand's daily devotional, Reaching Toward the Heights. VOM Korea representative Hyun Sook Foley says she hopes that the devotional, written by the organization’s worldwide founder and author of the best-selling Tortured for Christ, can help the Korean church overcome the “distraction” of ...

North Korea Persecution Update: Romans 8:28 still works in NK

Have the North Korea/South Korea/US "Peace Talks" changed anything for Christians in North Korea? The general consensus: Not for the better. They've actually been used by the North Korean government as an occasion for accelerating the reputation building of Kim Jung Un domestically. The youngest Kim, whose published exploits are beginning to rival those of ...

CHINESE CHRISTIANS CONTINUE TO SING EVEN WHEN OFFICIALS DISRUPT BIBLE STUDY

CHINESE CHRISTIANS CONTINUE TO SING EVEN WHEN OFFICIALS DISRUPT BIBLE STUDY

(Xiamen, Fujian--June 14, 2019) Officials disrupted a Xinzao Church Bible study in China's southeastern Fujian Province June 13. Christians at the Bible study responded by singing hymns. After the officials interrupted the Bible study, they demanded that the Christians present their IDs and register their meeting with the government. The Christians refused to comply and, ...