Christian was rescued after three years as an ISIS captive. (Photo credit: thestevennabil, Twitter)
Jun. 23, 2017 | Iraq

Pray for Christina, a 6-Year-Old Girl Freed from the Islamic State

Christina Abada, a 6-year-old Iraqi girl, was reunited with her Christian family on June 9 after being held by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) for three years. Read More.

Li Xinheng and Lu Ling Lina were studying Urdu in Quetta, Pakistan. (Photo credit: usmanmasood44, Twitter)
Jun. 23, 2017 | Pakistan

Pray for the Families of Two Chinese Students Killed by ISIS

Two Chinese students, whom the Pakistani government accused of "preaching," were kidnapped and killed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) in May. Read More.

Please Pray

The most common request of persecuted Christians is “PRAY FOR US.” One of the ways we answer their request is through participation in the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP), which we observe on the first Sunday of each November. Our goal is simple: We want EVERY CHURCH to “Remember them that are in bonds …” on IDOP Sunday (Heb. 13:3).

We also want Christians worldwide to pray throughout the year for those who suffer because of their Christian witness.

Watch VOM’s IDOP videos … share with your friends … and pray for the persecuted.

Watch past IDOP videos or see all on YouTube.
  • Video: Suta
  • Video: Liena
  • Video: Victoria
  • Video: Padina

The Voice of the Martyrs

The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) is a nonprofit, interdenominational missions organization that offers practical and spiritual help to persecuted Christians around the world. VOM was founded in 1967 by Pastor Richard Wurmbrand, who was imprisoned 14 years in Communist Romania for his faith in Christ. His wife, Sabina, was imprisoned for three years. In the 1960s, Richard, Sabina, and their son, Mihai, were ransomed out of Romania and came to the United States. Through their travels, the Wurmbrands spread the message of the atrocities that Christians face in restricted nations, while establishing a network of offices dedicated to assisting the persecuted church. The Voice of the Martyrs continues in this mission around the world today.

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