VOMK Tuesday Report

VOMK ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS GIFT PROGRAM TO “OUR LITTLEST PERSECUTED BROTHERS AND SISTERS” IN 11 COUNTRIES

VOMK ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS GIFT PROGRAM TO “OUR LITTLEST PERSECUTED BROTHERS AND SISTERS” IN 11 COUNTRIES

Voice of the Martyrs Korea today announced plans to send Christmas Care Packages containing children’s Bibles, school supplies, toys, clothing, and hygiene items to Christian children in eleven countries or regions where their families are facing persecution due to their faith. “Last year our VOMK supporters made it possible for us to send more than ...

FOR CHINESE CHRISTIANS, PERSECUTION DOESN’T STOP WHEN THEY LEAVE CHINA

FOR CHINESE CHRISTIANS, PERSECUTION DOESN’T STOP WHEN THEY LEAVE CHINA

13 Christians who have left China for the United States over the past 10 years due to persecution from Chinese authorities participated in a Bible-based trauma recovery workshop in Midland, Texas on October 27 provided by Voice of the Martyrs Korea and China Aid. “For Chinese Christians, persecution doesn’t stop when they leave China,” said ...

CHINA: COUPLE WHO MET THROUGH PERSECUTION IS SEPARATED BY PERSECUTION, THEN REUNITED

CHINA: COUPLE WHO MET THROUGH PERSECUTION IS SEPARATED BY PERSECUTION, THEN REUNITED

Hao Guiru’s fiancée is a Christian from Guangdong province. She was so attracted to Hao Guiru’s devotion to his Christian faith that she moved 1,500 kilometers to Chengdu in Sichuan Province to date him. But as Voice of the Martyrs Korea Representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley explains, Hao Guiru’s Christian devotion goes far beyond Bible ...

NORTH KOREAN SMUGGLES BIBLES, FAMILY OF 27 COMES TO CHRIST

NORTH KOREAN SMUGGLES BIBLES, FAMILY OF 27 COMES TO CHRIST

Each time a new customer walked through the door of the small coffee shop in Seoul where Mr. Kim (name withheld for security reasons) shared his story with workers from Voice of the Martyrs Korea, he hesitated or stopped talking completely. The middle-aged North Korean defector studied each person’s face anxiously, searching for clues to ...

CENTRAL ASIA: VEHICLES OFTEN THE ONLY SAFE PLACE FOR CHRISTIANS TO WORSHIP

CENTRAL ASIA: VEHICLES OFTEN THE ONLY SAFE PLACE FOR CHRISTIANS TO WORSHIP

At a prearranged location, “Rob” (name changed for security reasons) waits, watching for a familiar vehicle among the heavy traffic passing by on the street in front of him. When he sees his friend’s car maneuver to the curb, he gets in and they drive around for a few hours. In this Central Asian country, ...

NEPAL THE FOCUS OF THIS YEAR’S INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS

NEPAL THE FOCUS OF THIS YEAR’S INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS

An estimated 100,000 churches in 130 countries are expected to participate in this year’s International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians on November 5, 12, 19, and 26 according to Voice of the Martyrs Korea Representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley. Representative Foley says that this year the focus is on Nepal, with Voice of the ...

“WE LIVE BETWEEN THREE FIRES”, SAYS PASTOR OF GAZA’S ONLY PROTESTANT CHURCH

“WE LIVE BETWEEN THREE FIRES”, SAYS PASTOR OF GAZA’S ONLY PROTESTANT CHURCH

Gaza Christians praying: That is the image that the pastor of Gaza’s only Protestant church would want the world to see in answer to the question he receives frequently these days, “What are Gaza Christians doing during the present conflict in Gaza?” “Our situation at this stage is basically like Romans 8:26-27,” says Hanna Massad, ...

MINISTRY HELPS NORTH KOREAN DEFECTORS OVERCOME ANXIETY, DEPRESSION THROUGH TRAINING, NOT MEDICATION

MINISTRY HELPS NORTH KOREAN DEFECTORS OVERCOME ANXIETY, DEPRESSION THROUGH TRAINING, NOT MEDICATION

Conflict resolution training, not medication, is the preferable treatment for North Korean defectors suffering from anxiety, depression, trauma, and insomnia. So says Dr. Hyun Sook Foley, Representative of Voice of the Martyrs Korea. Her organization operates two ministry training schools for North Korean defectors in South Korea, and Dr. Foley says she regularly meets North ...

CHINA: PERSECUTED CHURCH CALLS FOR PRAYERS FOR ANOTHER LONGSUFFERING CHINESE CHURCH

CHINA: PERSECUTED CHURCH CALLS FOR PRAYERS FOR ANOTHER LONGSUFFERING CHINESE CHURCH

One of China’s most persecuted churches used its weekly prayer letter to intercede for another longsuffering Chinese church facing renewed persecution. Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, which has been enduring its own crackdown by authorities since its pastor, Wang Yi, and more than 100 church members were arrested nearly four years ago, called on ...

OCCUPIED UKRAINE: AUTHORITIES CONFISCATE SEVENTH REGISTERED BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDING

OCCUPIED UKRAINE: AUTHORITIES CONFISCATE SEVENTH REGISTERED BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDING

Another church building operated by a Registered Baptist congregation was seized by force by occupying authorities in Eastern Ukraine earlier this month, with authorities allegedly claiming that a mine had been planted there. According to persecution ministry Voice of the Martyrs Korea, that brings to seven the number of church buildings of the Registered Baptists ...