Susan Persecuted at age 13 in Uganda
  • 18 January 2017

The thin, 13-year-old girl shifted painfully in the dark, trying to remember how long she had been locked up. Although she wasn’t exactly sure, she knew it had been months. Her stomach rumbled with hunger, and she hoped that her brother might soon slip another roasted banana under the door. Her father hadn’t fed her […]

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THIRTEEN THREE Resource Kit
  • 04 January 2017

Thirteen Three is committed to encourage the next generation of Australian youth to be bound with our persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ. We want to empower and inspire youth to live out the importance of Hebrews 13:3 by remembering the persecuted church. To help your youth group achieve this, we have enclosed our new […]

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ENGLAND: Extreme Love for God’s Word
  • 03 January 2017

In the sixteenth century, King Philip II took a hard line against those who would try to interpret Scripture for themselves. Anyone found studying the Bible during this time was hanged, burned at the stake, drowned, torn in pieces, or buried alive. The inquisitors from the king were sent to inspect the house of the […]

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RUSSIA: Extreme Birthday Parties
  • 03 January 2017

“Is it my birthday today, or yours?” the young Christian asked, a twinkle in her eye. “Yours today,” said her father. “Mine was last week.” For Christians in Communist nations, birthdays were a great excuse to get together with other believers. Some families would gather each week for a birthday party that was really an […]

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ROME: Extreme Saint St Nicholas
  • 16 December 2016

“Don’t do it,” Nicholas yelled as he saw the executioner lift his sword to kill another prisoner. “He’s done nothing to deserve this.” The man was about to be executed for his faith in Jesus Christ. Nicholas bravely grabbed the executioner’s sword before it penetrated the prisoner’s flesh. “Have it your way Nicholas . . […]

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