Aliyu, from Niger State in North-Central Nigeria, was born into an Islamic family in a Muslim-dominated region. When his family discovered his conversion to Christianity, they imprisoned him in the house to try to force him to return to Islam,but after some time he managed to escape.
Mina always felt a deep sadness when the Islamic call to prayer filled the air. Growing up as a Christian in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim country, her heart ached for those who didn’t know Jesus Christ.
Two thousand years ago, Jesus gave a warning but also a wonderful promise, “On this rock I will build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” Matthew 16:18.
When Idara a former Fulani Muslim converted from Islam to Christianity, his in-laws removed his wife and daughter from his home and married his wife to a Muslim.
Farid was born into a wealthy Muslim family in Iraq. The family has expansive business interest in several countries in the Middle East and beyond, and have been residing in Jordan for many years.
Voice of the Martyrs proudly funds the ministry activities of front line workers in many nations. These workers are compelled by Jesus’ words in Mathew 28:19-20 to “Go and make disciples…” By providing an allowance to these evangelists, it releases them to do ministry work and helps to build God’s kingdom in some of the darkest and most restricted areas of the world.