Take Courage
  • 31 March 2020

This is my Father’s world. O let me ne’er forget That though the wrong seems oft so strong, God is the ruler yet. This is my Father’s world: why should my heart be sad? The Lord is King; let the heavens ring! God reigns; let the earth be glad! Since 1901 when these words by […]

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30 Day Challenge – April 2020
  • 31 March 2020

Due to the coronavirus, many of us are confined to our homes. For many, self-isolation looks like a Netflix and food binge, while praising God for the blessings of modern technology. However, for our founder Richard Wurmbrand – and perhaps others who have made a stand for Christ – isolation looks like being alone in […]

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2019 Impact: Australian Ministry
  • 30 March 2020

VOM MINISTRY FUND Supports the Australian ministry activities and local initiatives to raise awareness about the persecuted church; also used to fund project shortfalls and emergency projects for persecuted Christians. “I tremble because of the sufferings of those persecuted in different lands. I tremble thinking about the eternal destiny of their torturers. I tremble for […]

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2019 Impact: Families of Martyrs
  • 30 March 2020

FAMILIES OF MARTYRS We provide financial assistance for families of Christian martyrs and prisoners until they can find alternative means of support, prison visitation trips, education and orphanages for children impacted by persecution, microbusinesses, training programmes and safe houses for Christians whose lives are in danger. VOM’s international projects are overseen by our local contacts […]

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2019 Impact: VOMedical
  • 30 March 2020

VOMEDICAL We provide medical assistance for Christians who have been injured or are suffering ill health from persecution, including forced poverty and discrimination. This is accomplished by providing medical examinations, along with testing and treatment including surgery, prescriptions, healthcare supplies, prosthetics, specialised counselling and rehabilitation. VOM’s international projects are overseen by our local contacts or […]

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2019 Impact: Front Line Ministry
  • 30 March 2020

FRONT LINE MINISTRY This ministry fund directly assists pastors, evangelists and full-time Christian workers who courageously minister in the face of hostility and persecution. It includes provision to support underground Bible colleges, leadership training, evangelism resources, computers, transportation, small business equipment, pastor support programs and equipping churches with resources VOM’s international projects are overseen by […]

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CORONAVIRUS: An Opportunity to Advance the Gospel?
  • 26 March 2020

During a season of quarantines and uncertainty, the Coronavirus is providing opportunities for advancing the Gospel. Some of the countries most affected by the pandemic so far are also countries where believers face persecution every day. In an Islamic country heavily affected by the coronavirus, Christians are handing out masks and offering help to those […]

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TAJIKISTAN: Fines for Bible Translation
  • 26 March 2020

Over the past six months, the leaders of four different churches in Tajikistan have received huge fines because they were part of a plan to create a new Tajik translation of the Bible. According to some Tajik Christians, the current translations available in their language use archaic words and sometimes the translation is unclear. In […]

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SUDAN: Christians See the Light After Years of Oppression
  • 26 March 2020

Sudan, a place that’s seen genocide, war, and persecution for as long as some can remember is finally coming out of the dark. The nation’s new transitional government is making real reforms that allow the Sudanese people to live and worship more freely. On a recent trip to Sudan, American observers witnessed something that hasn’t […]

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MYANMAR: Imprisoned Pastor Cannot Leave Wa State
  • 26 March 2020

Rev Ai was arrested in 2018 along with other Christian leaders during a separatist crackdown in Wa State. His family struggled while he was in prison, and members of the Wa State Army prevented other believers from helping them. Ai was released after several months, but the situation remains very difficult for Christians in the […]

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2019 Impact: Bibles and Literature
  • 25 March 2020

BIBLES AND LITERATURE This fund helps VOM print and distribute Bibles to believers who reside in restricted nations, where Bibles are difficult to obtain. This includes producing New Testaments and complete Bibles in both print and digital formats as well as Bible commentaries and inspirational Christian training material. VOM’s international projects are overseen by our […]

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From our CEO: April 2020
  • 25 March 2020

Dear Friends, This month, we are pleased to share with you some highlights of our ministry activity in 2019. We have endeavoured to distribute our funds far and wide, including partnering with churches who felt that VOM offered a wider platform for the commission they are called to complete. Requests for practical help and spiritual […]

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