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Why We Don't Run Our North Korea Training School Like a Seminary

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

During my three years at seminary, I was trained to be a pastor through 90 credit hours of rigorous academic study.  While I’m thankful for my education, I’ve also realized that training is never complete when only book learning is involved. At Voice of the Martyrs Korea, we ...

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Why Loving Your Enemy And Loving Your Spouse Are More Similar Than You May Think

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

At first blush marriage hardly seems like preparation for Christian persecution except as a matter of jest. The disciplines required to kneel in holy witness before an ISIS executioner on a sandy beach hardly seem related to the disciplines required to kneel at a church altar and enter into the ...

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The Persecuted Church Teaches Us The Apostle's Creed Is Not Dry and Outdated

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

Post by Pastor Tim – While talking to one of our discipleship partners recently, he was surprised to find that we regularly use the Apostle’s Creed and/or the Nicene Creed when we disciple new Christians.  He was more familiar with the Western style of more informal prayers, ...

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The "V" Word That Was Once Central To The Christian Life But Which Has Been Expunged (Hint: It's Not "Victory")

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

What distinguishes persecuted Christians from Christians in the rest of the world? Why do reports of persecution of Christians in so-called "free" countries feel so much less compelling than reports emanating from countries like North Korea and Iraq? Why do Christians in so-called "free" ...

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How The Martyrs Awaken And Inspire Us

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

Anutza Moise was a close family friend of Rev. Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand.  Her short book, A Ransom for Wurmbrand, tells of her personal experience with them before, during and after their imprisonments. In the conclusion to her book, she wrote a simple, yet powerful ending: We must work ...

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Mosul: A Call To Interfaith Reconnection

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

The terror-laden flight of Christians and Yazidis from Mosul and, more broadly, from Iraq and Syria, is a tragedy of near inestimable loss. Their story of being driven from their ancestral lands due to their faith has been well chronicled. But another loss in Mosul has drawn much less notice ...

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God’s Response to Christian Genocide? He Sends a Bible Book

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

"...barbaric atrocities committed against Christian minorities"..."blood...splashed everywhere"..."Christian communities being brutalized and extinguished"..."Is there not a stage when violent reciprocation becomes the only effective alternative?"   These are the recent ...

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