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Persecution Isn’t Just For Spiritual Giants

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What do a Columbian widow, a Syrian refugee, a Nigerian orphan, and you have in common? Listen to VOM Canada’s Greg Musselman to find out: To watch other Voice of the Martyrs videos, visit the Voice of the Martyrs Video Page!

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What Is the Cross

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What is the cross? According to our good friend, Dictionary.com, the cross is “a structure consisting essentially of an upright and a transverse piece, used to execute persons in ancient times … upon which Jesus died,” but we know there’s more to the cross, don’t...

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If God Exists, Why Am I Sick?

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One blustery winter’s morning in Colorado, an atheist revealed to me a long forgotten Biblical truth. This atheist was a kind man and exceptionally clever; he was also a close friend. He had just expressed sympathy for a chronic illness I was experiencing, when a thought struck...

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Christians Are Always Behind Enemy Lines

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“I want to tell you something that perhaps no one has told you before,” Pastor Foley paused in the middle of his sermon. He searched the faces of each one of the people before him—the North Korean, the Chinese, the South Korean, the American. “To be a Christian means to...

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How Cho Man-Sik Lived And Died Like Jesus

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On October 18, 1950, Pyongyang prison was bustling with activity. Prisoners whispered to one another as they watched soldiers dash back and forth. “The Communist have been ordered to pull out of Pyongyang!” They said. Some were excited to hear this news. Others were terrified. What...

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What Makes the Christian Martyr Different From a Suicide Bomber, a Patriot, or a Prisoner of Conscience?

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Every day, someone is dying for a cause. Soldiers die in the name of freedom. Revolutionaries fight tooth and claw for the glorious revolution. Suicide bombers sacrifice their own bodies for salvation. What does the Christian Martyr die for? Well, we say, the Christian Martyr dies for...

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Indebted to God

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Suffering is not always followed by healing. Christians are perhaps more aware of this fact than anyone else. Missionaries give up everything to evangelize in Africa, only to find that their message is rejected. Christians in the Middle East lose their families when they accept...

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Trapped In the Maze

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Being an atheist in middle school, high school, and (most of) college meant that I was a mission field for my Christian colleagues. “I value your bravery,” Christians students would tell me. “It must be very terrifying to live in a world without God.” Looking back with...

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Let There Be Light

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“Political language,” George Orwell once said, “is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” Many echo Orwell’s skepticism toward politics and its practitioners. When politicians slam their...

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Follow Me

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 It’s Sunday morning and the last thing you want to do is haul yourself out of the bed, wake up the family, and head off to church. Work this week was challenging. There were several family emergencies. Plus, you had a misunderstanding with the woman who always sits two chairs in...

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