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David Returns to Turkey

VOM worker David grew up in Iran. He converted from Islam to Christianity as a young man and married a Christian girl. The young couple were rejected, arrested and tortured before escaping to Turkey. This week, ten years after leaving Turkey as a refugee, David

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Project: Myanmar – Aye Nan

Aye Nan was fifteen when her father, U Aih Cum, was killed for his faith after a house church meeting in Myanmar. U Aih Cum was passionate about reaching others with the true Gospel message. His feet and hands were removed, he was stabbed and

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Project: Youth Camp Malaysia

Voice of the Martyrs, with the help of our supporters, was able to fund a recent youth camp in Malaysia. Our contact and camp organiser in Malaysia reports: It is a great joy and honour to inform you that we had a powerful and spirit

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Project-IndiaWaterFilter

Project: Water Filters for Persecuted Christians in India

Recently, with the help of our supporters, VOM Australia sent 18 water filters to persecuted Christians in India. Christian villagers who attempt to access water from Hindu villages are often harassed (threatened with violence and/or forced conversion) and sometimes denied access to the village well

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Project-ChinaTracts

Project: Gospel tracts for China

Voice of the Martyrs, with the help of our supporters, has funded the printing of 42,000 Gospel tracts for distribution in China. Our distribution partner in China reports: 38,000 tracts have been distributed to 49 different churches throughout China. The remaining 4,000 are warehoused for

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Project: Myanmar – Rev George

Rev George was winning people for Christ in Myanmar when he was arrested and subsequently imprisoned for two years. Whilst imprisoned he suffered through solitary confinement, torture, lack of food and lack of sleep. Rev George also suffered a small stroke in prison. Recently released,

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Project: Myanmar – Daw Cherry Update

Daw Cherry, her husband U Zaw Aung and their two small children lived in a small village in Kachin State North Myanmar. As Christians Daw Cherry and U Zaw Aung ran Bible study group meetings and witnessed to the surrounding Buddhist community, winning people to

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Project Update: Christian Books for Chinese Pastors

VOM Australia, with the help of our supporters, has supplied pastors in China with three books: Believer’s Bible Commentary, Basic Theology and Extreme Devotion. The first batch of books has been printed and delivered to house churches in China. A total of 450 pastors have

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Project Update: Bible School Students in China

VOM Australia, with the help of our supporters, has been able to sponsor four young Bible school students in their final semester of 2018. The three boys, aged 19, 20 and 22 and one girl, aged 22, are from poor Christian families. VOM has supported

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Project Update: Support for a Pastor and his Family

Pastor Do En Pum resides in a town near Mandalay, in Myanmar. The church he leads currently has about thirty members. As a result of opposition to his Christian ministry, Pastor Do has had his motorbike destroyed by local Buddhists and the electricity to his

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Philippines: Christian Books and Bible Distribution

Recently with the help of our supporters, we were able to distribute a further 800 Christian books and Bibles to people from North Mindanao in the Philippines. Our distribution contact reports that it was an opportunity to share what the Word says about facing persecution

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Project-BookBibleDistribution

Project: Christian Book and Bible Distribution

Recently with the help of our supporters we were able to distribute Christian books and Bibles to people from various areas in Mindanao, Philippines. Our distribution contact reports that 225 copies of the book Tortured for Christ were distributed, along with 225 copies of the

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Project: Motorbike for Indonesian Team

Recently with the help of our supporters, VOM supplied a motorbike to a Christian outreach team in Indonesia. The motorbike will benefit a team of five members. The team have been receiving threats, including the threat of being burned alive, from their Muslim neighbours. The

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Myanmar Mission Project 2018 by Evie Nick

I had the privilege of travelling to Myanmar on behalf of Voice of the Martyrs from 13 to 17 June. Our destination was Myitkyina, to connect with leaders who were helping to organise an emergency project to feed 2700 people. Many of the Christian Kachin

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Project: Myanmar Emergency Packs Distributed

We are currently in the process of distributing emergency packs to 4,000 people in the Kachin state area of Myanmar. These people are Christians and have been displaced through continuous harassment which included mortars and airstrikes by government forces. There are more than 10,000 people

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Philippines: Supporting the Family of a Martyred Pastor

With the help of our supporters Voice of the Martyrs has been supporting the family of a martyred pastor. Pastor Feliciano and his 24-year-old son Darwin were killed in 2015 as they were bathing in the Culaman River in southern Philippines, the same river where

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ProjectVietnamBibleCollege

Project: Vietnam Bible College

With the help of our supporters, we have helped fund a Bible college in Vietnam. We recently sent much needed funds for the purchase of classroom equipment and bedding for boarding students. Our contact at the Bible college reports that the classrooms have been fully

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Myanmar: We are Helping Kachin Christians

Voice of the Martyrs Australia will be travelling to Myanmar next week to distribute emergency packs to displaced persons. Thousands of people have been displaced as Myanmar’s military has renewed its offensive against the mainly Christian Kachin people, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, burning

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ProjectUpdate-WellsIndia

Project: Deep Wells for India

An estimated 27 million Christians live in India, making up 2.2% of the population. Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Hindu nationalist organisation has seen a 20% increase in membership and an emboldened base aimed at further cementing India’s Hindu identity.

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Vietnamese Christians Wrestle with New Religious Laws

The Law on Belief in Religion which came into force on 1 January 2017, has caused grave concern amongst the Christian community in Vietnam because the government insists religious groups must be registered and approved. The way in which the wording of the law can

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