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PetrJasekReleased

SUDAN: Czech Christian Released after 14 Months in Prison

Petr Jašek, the Christian aid worker sentenced to life in prison in Sudan for spying, is back home on Czech soil after the Czech Foreign Minister flew to Khartoum on Sunday to negotiate his release. Jašek is reported to have arrived in Prague after Sudanese

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JimElliott

Today, You Know Their Names

Sixty-one years ago, five men lost their lives on a stretch of sand on the Curaray River in Ecuador. Had they not lost their lives, it’s unlikely you’d know the names of Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, Ed McCully, Pete Fleming and Roger Youderian. Instead, their

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BiblesPlus-2016Report-Philippines

Bibles Plus 2016 Report

Please pray … and send us Bibles!” In restricted nations all over the world, this is the request of persecuted Christians. In 2016 you helped to provide the Bibles they so desperately need. Philippines Throughout 2016 there was a lot of activity distributing Bibles Plus

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CHINA-WeAllKnow

CHINA: “We All Know”

Come with us on a visit to China and join in a conversation with one of VOM’s Bible smuggling partners. He is working alongside others to deliver Bibles into every province of China, but that work comes with great risk. All the workers know they

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Malaysia

MALAYSIA: Abduction Fears for Local Christians

Three Christians have gone missing in Malaysia – and friends fear they have been abducted because of their church work. Pastor Raymond Koh was reportedly taken from his car in Petaling Jaya city last week. Another pastor and his wife, who have not been named,

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Nigeria

NIGERIA: At Least 21 Dead in Fulani Raids in Kaduna State

Heavily-armed Fulani herdsmen carried out raids on communities in Kaduna State, central Nigeria on 19 and 20 February, destroying homes and claiming at least 21 lives. Hundreds of militia men reportedly descended on Bakin Kogi in the Kaninkon Chiefdom of Jema’a Local Government Area (LGA)

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Evangelism

Evangelism and New Believers

“Why should I choose Jesus instead of my Hindu gods?” the young man asked. Our team of evangelists were excited for the opportunity to answer his question. After explaining the Gospel to the young man, he became troubled when he understood that all his Hindu

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BibleSmuggling

Bible Smuggling

In Vietnam today, Bibles are still being printed secretly as Christians hunger for God’s Word in their own dialect. Motorbike couriers at night wait, well hidden in the jungle, to receive their precious cargo of Bibles in the early hours of the morning. The truck

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WhateverItTakes

Whatever it Takes

A few years ago, a VOM worker heard about a believer who carried a single Bible deep into a forested region of south-western India. Today, 70% of those living in a Hindu village there have accepted Christ. This is just one example of God’s Word

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