Smuggling the Digital Word
  • 24 May 2019

Al-Shabab militants came for Christian schoolteachers Philip Okumu and Daniel Wekesa in the middle of the night. They surrounded the men’s house in their small Kenyan village near the Somali border and then tossed a grenade through a window. As flames spread through the concrete-block structure, Philip and Daniel ran for the door and were […]

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From our CEO: Future Outlook
  • 23 May 2019

As we commemorate 50 years at Voice of the Martyrs, we are encouraged by the commitment of those who have brought us thus far. There are too many to mention; supporters, volunteers, staff and leaders have toiled faithfully year in and year out to create the ministry we have today. As we grapple with ever-increasing […]

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Keeping the Faith, 50 years on
  • 23 May 2019

In 1962 Aida Skripnikova was just a young woman when she was first imprisoned in communist Russia for her Christian faith. In the first Australian edition of Jesus to the Communist World written in November 1969, a call to pray for Aida was published. At the time, she had already been imprisoned and released twice […]

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ALL BECAUSE OF A BOOK by Merv Knight
  • 23 May 2019

“Merv, you really must read this book.” That is how a change in my life began when my friend and co-worker, Reg Werry, handed me a copy of Pastor Richard Wurmbrand’s book, Tortured for Christ. It was March 1968 and Reg had just read the book and had been shaken by it. He loaned the […]

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UNASHAMED by Merv Knight
  • 23 May 2019

Fifty years of working with Pastor Wurmbrand and Voice of the Martyrs gives rise to many memories. I well recall sitting in a small house in China in the early 1990s. I had come to visit and bring aid to the wife of a Christian brother, a pastor with responsibilities in two or three dozen […]

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From our CEO: May 2019
  • 28 April 2019

Malaysia and Brunei are very interesting, yet complex countries. They both have Muslim-majority populations and both apply their own manner of control over their inhabitants, based on their brand of Islamic law. I hope this month’s newsletter provides some insight into the challenging environment in which Muslim background believers embrace their new-found faith in Jesus […]

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