World Christian Missionary Resources - Helping you reach your world for Jesus

Christian Ministries to the Persecuted Church

Advancing Native Missions

ANM helps to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world's remaining unreached and unevangelized peoples through supporting missionaries who are reaching their own people for Christ. They have different programs to achieve this goal: sponsorship programs, medical missions, education advocates, and many more.

Comforting the Persecuted Church, or CPC, is a ministry of ANM to encourage and minister to the Church around the world walking through the fires of persecution. In a nutshell, CPC labors to raise awareness, prayer backing, and financial support for persecuted Christians across the globe. CPC does this through personal church visits, Christian missions conferences, newsletter updates, and e-mail prayer alerts.

Barnabas Fund

Barnabas Fund supports Christians where they are in a minority and suffer discrimination, oppression and persecution as a consequence of their faith. The goal is to strengthen Christian individuals, churches and their communities by providing material and spiritual support in response to needs identified by local Christian leaders. Visit their website to know more about their projects and programs.

Daughters of Hope: Stories of Witness & Courage in the Face of Persecution

by Kay Marshall Strom and Michele Rickett

Throughout the world today, Christians continue to face intense persecution, and Christian women are often the most vulnerable. In this deeply moving book, Kay Marshall Strom and Michele Rickett tell the stories of persecuted Christian women from around the world. From Africa to the Middle East to Asia, they give voice to our sisters persevering under the yoke of oppression and injustice. Each section provides specific prayer points and practical action steps to equip us to respond to the issues at hand.

Faith That Endures: The Essential Guide to the Persecuted Church

by Ronald Boyd-MacMillan, Open Doors International

This book is an authoritative guide to understanding, assisting, and learning from persecuted Christians around the world today. The book contains real-life stories, educates readers on the many levels of church persecution, highlights testimonies that have never before been published, and shows what we all can do to remember, reflect and respond.

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP)

IDOP Canada aims to raise awareness and encourage prayer for those who are suffering for their faith in Jesus Christ. They offer prayer ministry and they have IDOP resources you can download for free.

Open Doors

Open Doors serves persecuted Christians worldwide and works in the world's most oppressive countries, strengthening Christians to stand strong in the face of persecution and equipping them to shine in Christ's light in these dark places. You may read blog articles, news or join in the prayer ministry for the persecuted at Open Doors. Other ministries they have are the following: Leadership Training and Assistance, Christian Community Development, and Prayer, Presence & Advocacy. They also have a store where you can buy most of their products. Open Doors have excellent video and audio resources about the persecuted church. -International Christian Concern International Christian Concern acts as a bridge between believers in free countries and believers in persecuted countries. They provide legal assistance, radio, web and television broadcasts, they help orphans who have lost their parents in persecuted countries, and other social services.

Release International

Release International serves the persecuted church through: showing God's compassion, serving God's church, sharing God's love, spreading God's Word, and speaking as God's advocates. Here are helpful items you will find on their website: current news, resources, and downloads.

Smyrna Ministries International

Smyrna Ministries International have recommended readings about the status of persecuted church. They also have short articles and blogs on their website.

The Voice of the Martyrs

Voice of the Martyrs have many ways for you to help the persecuted church: Prisoner Alert, Colombia Parachutes, Be A Voice, Kids of Courage, VOM Books, Persecution Blog, Bibles Unbound, VOM Groups, Meetings and Conferences, and VOM Volunteer. You may visit their website to find out more about these ministries. You can also read news about Christians living in persecuted countries on this website.

The Voice of the Martyrs Canada

You can watch videos, trailers, or subscribe to podcasts on this website.

The Voice of the Martyrs - Persecution Blog

Persecution Blog is Voice of the Martyr's Blog site. Here, you will find articles about Christians living in danger because of their faith in Christ.

The Voice of the Martyrs Prisoner Alert

Prisoner is a ministry of The Voice of the Martyrs.

You can find Christians who are presently a prisoner in non-Christian countries for sharing their faith in Jesus Christ. You can help them by sending them encouraging letters or supporting their families financially and through prayers. They also have newsletter subscription.

The Voice of the Martyrs Kids Resources

Kids of Courage is a VBS curriculum that introduces students to real kids of courage at risk for their faith in these countries: China, Egypt, Nigeria, North Korea, and India. Students learn how bold believers around the world live, worship, and play. Order the curriculum on the website provided.

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World Christian Missionary Resources - Helping you reach your world for Jesus