In the state of Odisha, India, water is becoming scarce. Water scarcity in India is usually attributed to natural causes, but for people living in Odisha, the lack of water is due to a human factor, and those affected the most are Christians. Due to
A selection of projects undertaken in 2017! The projects reported in this blog have been carefully selected as to not breach any security protocols which would alarm our national contacts and cause possible risk to them. However, we believe it is important to give you
This year’s annual campaign for Bibles Plus has been a success and on behalf of the recipients we want to send you a big thank you! Plans are well under way for the distribution of Bibles Plus packs for this year and they will go
Persecuted Christians living in the district of Kandhamal, Odisha face the daily problem of not having access to clean water for drinking and cooking. Often, they must walk several kilometres a day and stand in line at small wells in Hindu villages. Because the local
February 2017 at a leaders conference, children’s Bibles were distributed out to pastors and leaders for the children of their church.
Students celebrating the goodness of God, giving thanks for the financial support received from Australian Christians to support the students and upgrade the Bible School.
Please pray … and send us Bibles!” In restricted nations all over the world, this is the request of persecuted Christians. In 2016 you helped to provide the Bibles they so desperately need. Philippines Throughout 2016 there was a lot of activity distributing Bibles Plus
“Why should I choose Jesus instead of my Hindu gods?” the young man asked. Our team of evangelists were excited for the opportunity to answer his question. After explaining the Gospel to the young man, he became troubled when he understood that all his Hindu
In Vietnam today, Bibles are still being printed secretly as Christians hunger for God’s Word in their own dialect. Motorbike couriers at night wait, well hidden in the jungle, to receive their precious cargo of Bibles in the early hours of the morning. The truck
A few years ago, a VOM worker heard about a believer who carried a single Bible deep into a forested region of south-western India. Today, 70% of those living in a Hindu village there have accepted Christ. This is just one example of God’s Word
THANK YOU! Through your support, Christmas Care 2016 for the Philippines was a great success. Children living in isolated regions across the island of Mindanao were delighted when they received Christmas Care backpacks filled with a Bible and gifts. Many children of Christian families in
High in the mountain valleys of the northern provinces of China, over 400km from Beijing, five villages are home to a group of Christians who have not owned a Bible in more than 60 years. Pastor William heard about the believers and was concerned about
Do you realise how much of an impact your practical giving makes to a believer in a restricted nation? During late December 2015, when I was in Vietnam, I was able to bring some practical gifts that were sent to our office by some of
In 2015, we told you about the needs of Nigerian Christian mothers who have been persecuted. Many have been widowed or injured and face many difficulties as they work hard to care for and support their family, often alone. You responded and with your
Overwhelmed with joy and gratitude, all a 6-year-old Nigerian girl could do after entering a room filled with Christmas Care packs was to pray. Even before she received her own gift pack, the girl, nearly in tears, couldn’t help but pray in her Hausa language.
Each year when we choose projects for the field, it is like carefully selecting the right building blocks to create viable projects that fulfil the purposes of Voice of the Martyrs. With prayerful, strategic planning and through the knowledge provided by our contacts in the
Thanks to the generous response of our supporters, over 4707 Christian families struggling with spiritual and physical hunger were blessed through Bibles Plus in 2014! We were able to distribute these Bible Plus packs in China, Nepal, India and Central Asia, much to the delight
Pastor David worked with VOM to distribute Bibles Plus packs in the Philippines. Here, he shares the impact of the packs. In our March newsletter you will read about the need for Bibles. Regardless of agreements or laws, our ministry remains committed to doing