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  • 27 November 2020
Fourteen Christmases in Prison

“In much travail Christ is born in many hearts,” Richard wrote, reflecting on the 14 Christmases he spent in prison. It was Christmas Eve and Richard Wurmbrand had just returned to his cell after 12 hours of slave labour in the bitter Romanian winter. His body ached, he was shivering and his stomach churned with […]

  • 27 November 2020
Christmas with ISIS

At Christmas time, in the free world, we celebrate the gift of Jesus openly and very often surrounded by family and friends. As we thank God for His gift of love this month, let us remember to pray for Christians imprisoned for their faith – those who will be spending Christmas in prison, and maybe […]

  • 27 November 2020
Christmas Crossing

According to Human Rights Watch, North Korea remains one of the most repressive authoritarian states in the world. The Kim regime allows for no religious freedom, requiring all North Koreans to follow the Juche religion. It uses food and propaganda to keep its people under control – and concentration camps, torture and executions to punish […]

  • 27 November 2020
Christmas in Brunei

Brunei is a Muslim-majority nation, where the people live under the rule of a dynastic sultan. The law of the land is a version of Islamic sharia. While some historic churches exist in Brunei, no new church buildings are allowed. Christians make up just 9% of the population. The penalty for evangelising Muslims is up […]

  • 27 November 2020
From our CEO: December 2020

Dear Friends, During this time of celebration of the birth of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus, let us take a moment to remember those who do not have the privilege, as we do, to openly celebrate. Living under the threat of persecution, however, faith surpasses all the suffering, threats and exclusion. Voice of the Martyrs […]

  • 27 October 2020
Family Stands Firm

Vietnam has a repressive communist government which actively persecutes Christians, and Deacon Davi and his wife Mai were recently targeted. Yet, despite severe persecution, they refused to renounce their faith. While Christianity is legal in Vietnam, the government still sees it as a threat. Believers from minority tribal groups typically face the harshest forms of […]