Author Archive | Sandra Harries


Project: Myanmar – Daw Cherry Update

Daw Cherry, her husband U Zaw Aung and their two small children lived in a small village in Kachin State North Myanmar. As Christians Daw Cherry and U Zaw Aung ran Bible study group meetings and witnessed to the surrounding Buddhist community, winning people to

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NIGERIA: Father’s Joy at Voice of Abducted Daughter

The father of a Nigerian schoolgirl being held by Islamist militant group since February has told the BBC he is delighted to hear her voice in a recently released audio recording. “It really is her voice. Before, I thought she wasn’t even alive,” Nathan Sharibu

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NEPAL: Christians Fear Enactment of New Anti-Conversion Law

The enactment of new legislation criminalising religious conversion in Nepal has sparked a heightened sense of fear and insecurity among Christian minorities. The Civil and Criminal Codes, which came into effect on 17 August to replace the General Code that was in place for 165

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UGANDA: Church Closes After Repeated Attacks

A church outside of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, closed in early August after months of harassment by local Muslims. The final blow came on 4 August when a stone was thrown through a window, striking Pastor Moreen Sanyu of the Greater Love Church in

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Pledge Your Birthday to the Persecuted

A representative from Voice of the Martyrs visited a Sydney church earlier this year and gave a talk on the ministry to the persecuted church, based on Hebrews 13:3 “Remember the prisoners as if chained with them—those who are mistreated—since you yourselves are in the

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Project Update: Christian Books for Chinese Pastors

VOM Australia, with the help of our supporters, has supplied pastors in China with three books: Believer’s Bible Commentary, Basic Theology and Extreme Devotion. The first batch of books has been printed and delivered to house churches in China. A total of 450 pastors have

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