Brunei is a Muslim-majority nation under the rule of a dynastic sultan and Islamic Sharia law. There are approximately 20 churches in Brunei and few opportunities for Bruneians to hear the Gospel. Bibles are not sold in bookshops and the penalty for evangelising Muslims is a $15,000 fine or up to five years in prison. The urgent need for the Gospel means that equipping believers who are willing to share it is a top priority.
Last year Voice of the Martyrs, together with our supporters, was able to help many persecuted Christians in Pakistan. A summary of the field report is below: Although 2020 was challenging in many ways, by the grace of God, the work of the Lord continued. This project provided support to Christians facing systemic discrimination in […]
Christmas Care 2020 blessed Christian children living in remote villages in China. A summary of the field report is below: Children in three remote villages were blessed with Christmas Care packs in December. It took between eight to ten hours for us to travel to each village. The villages do not have electricity or running […]
“My name is Mashingil Philemon of Rugu community, Gashish, Barkin Ladi LGA, Plateau State, Nigeria. I am married and have four children. I was a successful farmer. “On 23 June 2018, I was sitting with my friend; we were talking with one another. Suddenly we heard gunshots, so we ran into the community to see […]
Christians in Pakistan face difficulty, discrimination and persecution because of their Christian identity. Making up just 1.8% of the population, they are relegated to the lowest, dirtiest, most menial jobs. Christians are among the most impoverished in Pakistan and are susceptible to debilitating health conditions. Most work as bonded labourers in brick kilns, in factories, […]
The Boko Haram Islamic extremist group and Fulani Islamic militants regularly attack Christians throughout northern Nigeria and nearly all Christians in the region have lost family members to violence. The effects on the surviving victims of these attacks can be devastating and numerous. Thousands of Christians remain in camps designated for internally displaced people. Life […]