Making an impact in the lives of persecuted believers in restricted nations is first and foremost in our minds, to provide with your partnership, the tools to equip them for ministry.
Owing to the sensitivity of our ministry we have provided some examples of completed projects which can be published. We pray you will be encouraged as you read of the projects that, with your help, have been successful and benefited those we serve.
Project: Provide training material for pastors
Project Description: Beginning in late 2014 and continuing until now, the political situation facing the believers in China is becoming more restrictive. Now and in the future, resident Bible schools will be more problematic to operate and will be more restricted. The Pastor Training Program is a church-based training module, which utilises national Chinese to manage and local pastors and teachers to do the teaching.
Project: Front line workers support for evangelism to outreach tribal groups
Project Description: To provide support for evangelism ministry to key tribal leaders to establish Christianity and plant churches for future growth in persecuted areas in Laos where Christianity is opposed. The VOM Laos team visited key leaders in four provinces, sharing the Gospel. They established discipleship programs for new leaders in each district.
Project: Hmong hymn books
Project Description: To provide funding for 1200 Hymn books. As many thousands of tribal Hmong are being added to the church yearly, they love to praise the
Lord through singing hymns. Some have learnt to read the Bible by first singing Scripture and we endeavour to
provide this all-important need among more than 200,000 Hmong believers.
Project: Medical funds for released prisoners
Project Description: To provide funds to cover costs associated with full medical check-ups of released prisoners. For security reasons, VOMedical makes a medical appointment at a specific private clinic for released prisoners. The results are explained and prescriptions discussed and should any further treatment be required, VOMedical arranges appointments.
“Some give it up but most do not – their faith just gets stronger!” – Hien, a Hmong believer.