Mohammed Hegazy was repeatedly harassed by officials and tortured in prison because of his conversion to Christianity. (Photo credit: World Watch Monitor)
Aug. 26, 2016 | Egypt

Pray for Mohammed Hegazy, Recently Released from Prison

Mohammed Hegazy, who went by the Christian name Bishoy Armia Bolous, was recently released from prison after making a public confession on July 29 that he had abandoned the Christian faith and returned to Islam. Read More.

The civil war in Yemen has provided opportunities to share food as well as the love of Christ with thousands of families in need.
Aug. 26, 2016 | Yemen

Pray for "Saed" a New Believer in a War-Torn Muslim Country

"Saed" first heard about Jesus from a Christian friend while living in another Middle Eastern country. 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: Liena
  • Video: Victoria
  • Video: Padina
  • Video: Alex

The Voice of the Martyrs

The Voice of the Martyrs is a non-profit, inter-denominational Christian organization dedicated to assisting the persecuted church worldwide. 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.