The constant and ruthless attacks against Christians in Nigeria has left over 300 children at a Christian orphanage and school in Ogun State without one or both parents. Many of these kids witnessed unspeakable horrors and now bear emotional or physical scars. In this video, you'll meet five of these children and see how The
Two of the most dangerous countries in the world to be a Christian are in the Muslim-dominated nations of Syria and Iraq. The followers of Christ in these ancient Bible lands have either been killed or driven from their homes due to civil war and the rise of militant Islamic groups like ISIS (Islamic State).
One year ago the militant Islamic group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls, mostly Christian, from a government school in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok in Borno State. Fifty-seven escaped, but 219 are still being held. The girls' abduction drew global protests and launched the Twitter hashtag campaign #BringBackOurGirls. But since then, the plight of
Pakistan is one of the most corrupt countries in the world and often described as a failed state. Its government and military leaders struggle to control domestic insurgents like the Taliban. The country also suffers from chronic sectarian and religiously motivated violence, including attacks against the followers of Christ. Yet, in spite of the many
North Korea is considered one of the worst persecutors of Christians in the world. Christians are tortured, imprisoned and murdered. Anyone discovered engaging in clandestine religious activity is subject to arrest, torture and possibly even public execution. However, that isn’t stopping the Gospel from penetrating the “Hermit Kingdom.” VOM Korea recently launched more balloons with
North Korea is the worst persecutor of Christians in the world. Christians are tortured, imprisoned and murdered. Private, non-state-sanctioned religious activity is prohibited. Eric Foley, from The Voice of the Martyrs Korea, explains why Christians are so brutally persecuted.
Colombia appears to be slowly emerging from 5 decades of guerilla warfare. The countries voters recently re-elected its sitting president on his promise to end the violence. But even as the fighting raged a few brave Christians including our VOM partners in the South American country are going to the heart of the fighting introducing
The army of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), also known as IS (Islamic State), has swallowed up swaths of Iraq like a pervading darkness. In just one day, tens of thousands of Christians fled from towns like Qaraqosh and Bartilla, about 40 kilometers away. Most came to the town of Erbil with nothing
Myriam is a 10-year-old Iraqi Christian. She’s an ISIS survivor - having escaped the mass killings and kidnapping of young girls. She is one of the millions who was forced from their homes to live in refugee camps. An estimated 3,000,000 people from around the world have listened to Myriam’s words of love and faith.
On November 28, 2012, Habila was shot in the face in front of his wife and 6-year-old child. Why? Because he refused to deny Jesus when militant Muslims burst into his house, demanding he renounce Christ and accept Islam. Habila was badly injured but despite everything he been through, he has forgiven those who tried