Last year, Voice of the Martyrs Australia was able to help support a group of orphans from the Caraga region in the Philippines who are now in the care of a local pastor and his wife. Over the last few years, an insurgent communist group
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The mission of a Bible college in Mindanao is to train and equip committed men and women from different areas of the Philippines in the Gospel, and send them around the country to minister. The discipleship training program is open to anyone committed to furthering
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
SPECIAL REPORT FROM MINDANO, PHILIPPINES In an historic move in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte, has signed an agreement in Mindanao to give local rebel groups a new autonomy with the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Numerous administrations have conducted peace negotiations with rebel groups including
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
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
We asked our supporters to help us put clean water into the hands of persecuted believers. We are extremely thankful for the donations received so far and have started distributing water filters to restricted nations. One water filter has been sent to a Bible college
Bibles Plus distribution continues in the Philippines, with packs being distributed in four villages. Our distribution partner reports that the road into the area was mountainous, rough, narrow and muddy. They persevered despite damage to their truck, above the front wheel. The area has been
For several years, with the help of our supporters, we have been able to send funds to help Christian orphans in the Philippines. Arlan was seven and Analie was six years old when they arrived at their new home after losing their parents. They have
“The king’s favour is toward a servant who acts wisely, but his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.” Proverbs 14:35 The team at VOM can be proud that we have once again surpassed our previous years of distribution, but only by the grace of
The Bible Plus distribution has begun in the north-eastern region of Mindanao in the Philippines. Below is a summary sent from our Voice of the Martyrs contact, who co-ordinates distribution in the Philippines. We distributed 250 packs to different churches in the area, some came
Christmas Care packs were distributed in the north-east section of Mindanao. Below is a summary sent from our Voice of the Martyrs contact, who co-ordinates distribution in the Philippines. The place is infiltrated with communists. Church members are frequently threatened by them as they attempt
‘Albert’ is a 3rd year student at the Bible college in Mindanao, Philippines. He will dedicate his life for three years when he will graduate with a Bachelor of Theology. After graduating, Albert may be given a church to pastor or be a member of
“My dress,” the young girl murmured, her words slurred through swollen lips. “Please give me my dress. I want to hold it.” The Christians surrounding the girl’s bed were sad. Because of her extensive internal injuries, doctors could do nothing for her. Weeks ago, the
Mindanao is a scary place to be a Christian. But for Joshua, Elijah and Esther, students at the Philippines’ Anchor Bay Bible College, having the confidence of God’s presence means they don’t need to fear persecution.
In the Philippines, one girl has stood firm for her Christian faith despite her young age. Not too long after accepting Christ, Jen-Jen began to experience pressure from adult authority figures, one of whom was a school teacher with militant views. One day, the teacher
Earlier this year I met some students at a Bible college in the Philippines. I asked them the question; “What do you do on the weekends?” They looked surprised and turned to each other to see who would be the first to answer my question.
They pulled my hands behind my back, they tightened the ropes and tears began to flow down my cheeks. As they led me away into the jungle, I thought this was going to be my last day on earth. Pastor Victor is a slightly built
Our 2016 Bibles Plus campaign reached believers in the Philippines, Indonesia, Laos, Vietnam, India and Nigeria. Our national contacts distributed these packs, including a Bible in the local language, as well as assorted products tailored to meet specific needs for each country. People want God’s
February 2017 at a leaders conference, children’s Bibles were distributed out to pastors and leaders for the children of their church.