NIGERIA: Government Official Claims Leah Sharibu is Alive
  • 05 September 2019

A Nigerian government official has claimed that Leah Sharibu, a Christian teen kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2018, is still alive. This comes more than a month after a Christian aid worker, also kidnapped by Boko Haram, indicated that Sharibu had been killed by her Boko Haram captors. “Contrary to false reports, she [Leah] is […]

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Jeremy’s Story
  • 28 April 2019

Jeremy was just 11 years old when he sneaked out of home every Sunday to go to church, hiding his new-found Christian faith from his Muslim family. Growing up in Malaysia, Jeremy faced many challenges and often felt empty and rejected. Born out of wedlock to a man his mother didn’t end up marrying meant […]

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PAKISTAN: Christian Teen Abducted and Forcefully Converted to Islam
  • 07 March 2019

A Christian teenager was abducted and forcefully converted to Islam last month. The abductors are now using Pakistan’s legal system to keep the abducted Christian girl, who they claim has embraced Islam. On 6 February, Sadaf Maish, age 13, of Cholistan, Wichra Bangla, Bahawalpur was abducted by Maqbool Hussain, Mubashir Hussain Baloch, and Azhir Hussain […]

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PAKISTAN: Four Christian Women Falsely Accused
  • 28 February 2019

Four Christian women from the Farooq-e-Azam neighbourhood of Karachi, Pakistan were falsely accused of blasphemy on 19 February. Following the false accusation, a mob of enraged Muslims attacked the Christian-majority neighbourhood, leading to the displacement of Christian families. The incident began in January, when Fayaz and Samina Riaz, a Muslim couple, were asked to vacate […]

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NIGERIA: One Year of Captivity for Leah Sharibu
  • 21 February 2019

On 19 February 2018, at 5:30pm, Boko Haram entered the town of Dapchi, Nigeria, wearing military uniforms and driving trucks mounted with machine guns. They approached the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College (GGSTC) and ordered 110 schoolgirls to enter their trucks. They then disappeared with the girls for more than a month. The released […]

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Project: Bible School in Chang Ping
  • 30 January 2019

Sending young adults to Bible college in places like Mongolia isn’t just beneficial for them but also for their churches and local communities as they return hungry to serve. Four students from Inner Mongolia had the chance to attend and complete Bible college in Beijing last year when VOM, with the help of our supporters, […]

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