In this issue...
- Welcoming New Beginnings: VOM officially introduces its newly appointed Chief Executive Officer who, in turn, welcomes the opportunity to come alongside those who are “caught in the perils of persecution.” Through this insightful editorial, you will receive a glimpse of a reality that goes far beyond the temporal physical and spiritual realms; a reality that illuminates renewed hope, reconciliation, and the miracle of re-creation.
- Nigeria’s Young Victims of Persecution: This is much more than an account of the brutal and ruthless attacks made against hundreds of children – victims in the war against Christianity – but one that highlights the conquering power of God’s redemptive love and healing. Your heart will be touched by the inspiring testimonies of these rescued young lives and their unwavering commitment to Christ.
- When Innocent Children Become Targets: How do loving, dedicated parents respond when their children are needlessly targeted? Let us introduce you to some very courageous parents and their children who have been the recipients of VOM’s ministry which continues to provide persecuted families around the globe greatly needed help and hope.
- Equipped and Ready for Action! Offering a helping hand means so much more than providing a temporary fix, but rather offering long-term solutions. You will discover how training in practical skills and literacy, combined with seminars that encourage spiritual growth, are equipping believers in central Asia to overcome challenges in the present while also preparing them for the future.
- Discovery of Jesus...Accidental or Providential? Discover how a simple letter-writing hobby led a high school student to an unexpected introduction of the Bible and, eventually, a personal encounter orchestrated by an amazing Saviour whose love knows no limits. In fact, His transforming love is now being conveyed not only by correspondence but over the airwaves through radio broadcasting!
- Sleep in Heavenly Peace: Imagine what it would be like to live in a cattle barn surrounded by hay, cattle troughs – and 26 other families. Yet for these persecuted Christians in Mexico, whose homes have either been damaged or destroyed by those of their community, this is the place they now call “home.” To them, their temporal situation is overshadowed by the fact that God will shelter them in His heavenly home for all eternity.