Prayer Partner Update

Prayer Partner Update


December 21st, 2021 – Ministry Reaches out to North Korean Defector “Lost Sheep” in South Korean Countryside

December 7th, 2021 – NK Christians Teach How to go “From Victim to Victor” in Dr Foley’s New Book, The Hero’s Journey

November 23rd, 2021 – 40,000 Bibles Distributed to Children in Eastern Ukraine Conflict Zones

November 9th, 2021 – Jeju “Mayflower Church” Denied Asylum, Faces Potential Repatriation to China and Persecution

October 26th, 2021 – India: Pastors “Paying the Price” for Rapid Growth of Christianity Among Saura People

October 12th, 2021 – North Korea: Going Low-Tech to Evade State Surveillance

September 28th, 2021 – Voice of the Martyrs Korea Receives Certification of Financial Transparency

September 7th, 2021 – COVID Has Created a Window of Opportunity to Evangelize Stranded NK Foreign Workers

August 24th, 2021 – We Should Not Plant SK/Western-Style Church in NK. But We Should Plant NK-Style Churches in SK and the West

August 10th, 2021 – Northern Ethiopia: As Two Refugee Camps are Destroyed, Ten New Churches Form

July 23rd, 2021 – Move Over, Megachurches; Homes – and Home Schooling – are the “Front Line” of the Chinese Church

July 7th, 2021 – Traces of North Korean Underground Church Detectable in Defector’s Recollections

June 22nd, 2021 – What Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn can Teach Yeonmi Park (and us) About Freedom

June 8th, 2021 – Gaza’s Only Protestant Church, Damaged in Latest Israel/Hamas Conflict, Carries on

May 25th, 2021 – A Chinese Pastor Teaches the Benefits of Persecution to His Congregation in the Midst of Their Suffering

May 11th, 2021 – As Russia-Ukraine Tensions Soar, VOMK Joins Major Emergency Bible Distribution in the Region

April 27th, 2021 – Top European Gospel Group’s Song Celebrates VOMK’s Bible Balloon Launches to North Korea

April 13th, 2021 – Vietnam: Christians Denied Public Services, Told “Let Your God Save You!”

March 30th, 2021 – Sri Lanka: Easter Terrorist Attack Leads to New Wave of Church Planting?

March 16th, 2021 – China: Raid on elderly women’s church shows Communist anti-Christian strategy evolving

March 2, 2021 – Burkina Faso: Christian Children Return to School Years After Terrorist Attacks

February 16, 2021 – Norther Ethiopia: Tigray Church Stays and Serves as Citizens Flee War Zone

January 26, 2021 – VOMK Sent 23,000 Bibles to NK Despite Government Crackdown

January 12, 2021 – If God’s Promises Aren’t Hidden, Then Why Does God Seem Absent?

December 15, 2020 – Balloon Launching to North Korea Now a Crime

December 1, 2020What Does a Martyr Bear Witness To?

November 17, 2020Is Martyrdom Something We Do or Something God Does?

November 03, 2020What is the “Rosetta Stone” to Understanding God’s Word?

October 20, 2020 How Often Do You Experience Martyrdom?

October 6, 2020 – Hanging On From My Living Room Cross

September 22, 2020 – 36 VOM Korea Martyrs In The Last 18 Years

September 8, 2020 – India: Police Blame Stoning Death of 16-year old Christian on Pastor-Father’s Sorcery

August 25, 2020 – Pastor Foley’s 4th Appearance at the Police Station

August 11, 2020 – Smuggling the Bible Across the Border

July 21, 2020 – “Accused as Criminals in South Korea”

July 7, 2020 – “Why can’t you just stop launching for a while?”: A word to Christians around the world about our situation in South Korea

June 23, 2020 – Balloon Launching is Now Banned

June 6, 2020 – 90 years after Stalin tears down a cathedral, a new one seeks to honor him

May 26, 2020 – New Coronavirus outbreak in NE China puts NK sex-trafficked women at risk of starvation

May 12, 2020 – Five testimonies from North Koreans who have received Bibles during this time of Coronavirus

April 28, 2020 – Four Years after his death, Pastor Han Chung-Ryeol’s influence continues to grow

April 14, 2020 – “Big Data” church surveillance: the COVID legacy we need to prepare for now

March 31, 2020 – Online/Offline Worship and the Future of Christian Persecution in the Free World

March 17, 2020 – Coronavirus hasn’t slowed the Persecution of Christians in China

February 25, 2020 – How did the author of Foxe’s Book of Martyrs respond to the Coronavirus of His Time?

February 11, 2020 – The Coronavirus shows the world what is in us

January 28, 2020 – Trapped between government troops and rebels, Cameroon pastors receive trauma care

January 14, 2020 – New 2020 guidelines strengthen Communist Party control over China’s churches and public schools

December 21, 2019 – What are you doing New Years Eve? Persecuted Christians are sharing their prayer requests with us in a 24 hour Facebook event

December 11, 2019 – Could church closures be a blessing for Chinese Christians?

November 27, 2019 – Sign our petition to help discover “Where is Raymond Koh?”

November 12, 2019 – Today’s Most Effective North Korean Missionary: A 19th Century Scot

October 30, 2019 – The North Korean Sparrow That Fell, and the God Who Noticed

October 8, 2019 – Famine in North Korea? The Canary in the Coal Mine Says No

September 25, 2019 – Help Us Start 5,000 New Sunday Schools Across China in the Next 12 Months

September 11, 2019 – North Korean NGO calls for increase in home visitations following defector starvation

August 20, 2019 – 10 ways to pray for persecuted Christians…and 1 way you should never pray for them

August 6, 2019 – How Pastors Become Spies…and How to Stop It

July 17, 2019 – China Persecution Update: Children and the elderly as trained spies

July 2, 2019 – North Korea Persecution Update: Romans 8:28 still works in NK

June 19, 2019 – Asia’s persecutors: NK, China…and Russia???

June 4, 2019 – Nothing to Pity: God’s Purpose for the Pain of a Sex-Trafficked North Korean Woman

May 22, 2019 – NK tried to silence Pastor Han; now his voice will be heard around the world

May 7, 2019 – Are you sure you want a prophet’s reward?

April 23, 2019 – “How Would I Respond to Persecution?” is not a hypothetical question

April 9, 2019 – Is There Such A Thing As Smuggling Too Many Bibles Into North Korea and Other Closed Countries?

March 28, 2019 – The New Wave of Christian Persecution in China is Producing a New Wave of North Korean Missionaries from the Most Unusual Backgrounds

March 12, 2019 – Richard Wurmbrand’s Marx and Satan: The most relevant book you can read this year

February 27, 2019 – The Five Zones of Persecution


January 29, 2019 – The main character in Tortured for Christ is not a Wurmbrand. It’s this woman

January 15, 2019 – Martyrdom precedes persecution, not the other way around

December 14, 2018 Emergency Aid for Early Rain Covenant Church

December 11, 2018 – New Temptations for North Korean Christians

November 27, 2018 – The True Sinicization of John Ross and the Counterfeit Sinicization of the Chinese Communist Party

November 13, 2018 – If you happen to run into me 35+ years ago, deliver this letter from me to me

October 31, 2018 – If you want to be transformed, share your testimony before you’re transformed (and other lessons I learned from coaching traumatized North Koreans)

October 16, 2018 – How North Koreans Can Help Us Tell Our Life Stories the Way God Wants Us To

September 25, 2018 – Satan’s New Strategy: Save the Church from Itself

September 12, 2018 – An Unexpected Visitor

August 28, 2018 – It’s the core technology for North Korean ministry. But it can’t be imported from the West because of its scarcity there.

August 14, 2018 – It’s the core technology for North Korean ministry. But it can’t be imported from the West because of its scarcity there.

August 1, 2018 – It’s NOT Christians that NK objects to. It’s THIS.

July 17, 2018 – A Christian response to Muslim refugees

June 26, 2018 – NK Christian: “We are not waiting for political changes that would make Christian work safer”

June 12, 2018 – Here’s the must-read story of a previously unknown NK martyr…which we discovered in an NK govt anti-religion training video

May 25, 2018 – While the nations rage, Christians’ prayer priority remains unchanged

May 16, 2018 – “Can’t you just wait?” Why the Peace of Korea can-and must-be entrusted to balloon launchers, among others

May 1, 2018 – Special Edition: “The North Korea-South Korea Summit and the Panmunjom Declaration: Let’s Wait To Hear From North Korean Christians”

April 17, 2018 – Why I Don’t Pray for North Korea to “Open to the Gospel”

April 3, 2018 – On The Death Of Our North Korean Student, Mrs. Choi

March 20, 2018 – It’s now the post-missionary age of NK ministry, and its newest hero is Mrs. MG

March 6, 2018 –  More than even our prayers or our money, persecuted Christians need this

February 20, 2018 –  An NK Bible Smuggling Story: How God Smuggles Bibles By Transforming Hearts, Not Deceiving Eyes

February 6, 2018 –  Congratulations to Ji Seong Ho, but the biggest North Korean heroes are those who cross the border in the other direction

January 12, 2018 –  When Governments Violently Give Us The “Gift of Nothing”: Rejoice!

January 12, 2018 –  When Governments Violently Give Us The “Gift of Nothing”: Rejoice!

January 12, 2018 –  Our mission: To ensure that the voice of the martyrs never falls silent…

December 19, 2017Do North Koreans Actually Believe in the Official North Korean Ideology?

December 5, 2017How many Christians are there in North Korea?

November 21, 2017Why the North Korean Church is Growing Faster than the US and the South Korean Church Combined

November 7, 2017The Covenant Renewal Service Story: Why one American clergy couple meets every morning under the Jeongneung Underpass to read and record the sermons of the early Korean Christians

October 24, 2017 – What Does “Saved By Grace Through Faith” Mean To Underground Christians? A Final Excerpt From Living in the Underground Church.

October 3, 2017 – The End of our Reading is Eternal Life: An Excerpt from Living in the Underground Church

September 19, 2017 – Do Whatever He Tells You: An Excerpt from Living in the Underground Church

September 5, 2017 – Christ Commands His Body: An Excerpt from Living in the Underground Church

August 22, 2017 – Bible Study as Deep Meditation on the Actions of God: An Excerpt from Living in the Underground Church

August 8, 2017 – How the Context of a Scripture Offers a Panoramic View Of God’s Character: An Excerpt from Living in the Underground Church

July 18, 2017 – Seeing as Infants through the Nicene Creed: An Excerpt from Living in the Underground Church

July 4, 2017 – Why The Bible Will Always Lead Us Underground: An Excerpt from Living in the Underground Church

June 20, 2017 – Life as Sagyeonghoe: An Excerpt from Living in the Underground Church

June 6, 2017 – The Three Circumstances In Which The Church Is Obligated to Go Underground

May 23, 2017 – Four Ways To Deny Yourself And One Way To Carry Your Cross

May 9, 2017 – What Happens At Baptism? Do I Need To Be Baptized To Be Saved?

April 14, 2017 – Good Friday Meditation: What Does Christ Mean When He Says, “It Is Finished”?

April 4, 2017 – Christianity As Putting On and Throwing Off

March 21, 2017  – Two New Books Forthcoming from VOMK (Introduction to Preparing for the Underground Church, Part VII)

March 7,  2017 – The Time Of Preparation Is At Hand (Introduction to Preparing for the Underground Church, Part VI)

February 21, 2017 – What is the Underground Church? (Introduction to Preparing for the Underground Church, Part V)

February 7, 2017 – Repentance: The Primary Preparation for Underground Church (Introduction to Preparing for the Underground Church, Part IV)

January 24, 2017 – The Church is More Like Its Persecutors Than Its Lord (Introduction to Preparing for the Underground Church, Part III)

January 10, 2017 – How the Church’s Mere Existence is Cast as Oppressive (Introduction to Preparing for the Underground Church, Part II)

December 20, 2016The Only Revolution Capable of a Decisive Battle Against Christianity in the Free World (Introduction to Preparing for the Underground Church, Part I)

December 6, 2016Freedom Does Not Come From Flavors of Ice Cream

November 22, 2016 – The Gospel Pours Forth From North Korea to the World

November 8, 2016 – Rev. Wurmbrand to Concentration Camp Survivor Simon Wiesenthal: How to Love Your Enemies Even When They Are Nazis

October 18, 2016 – A Key Difference Between Communism and Democracy

October 1, 2016 – Christ is in Prison Again

September 20, 2016 – Here’s Why Those Who Seek To Live A Godly Life In Christ Jesus Are Persecuted

September 6, 2016 – Here Are The Things We Can Only Learn About God Through Doing The Word

August 23, 2016 – The Best Books On North Korea For Christians

August 9, 2016 – The Gospel Is The Smallest Hope For North Korea. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing.

July 19, 2016 – Please Don’t Study the Bible

July 5, 2016 – The Problem With Religious Liberty