Be inspired by the stories of our persecuted brothers and sisters! At the VOM ADVANCE conference, speakers from around the world share personal testimonies about God’s faithfulness in the midst of persecution. Join us to learn how God’s kingdom is advancing, even in the face of fierce opposition. Meet your persecuted family face to face, and let God use their stories to challenge you to a deeper, bolder walk with Him.

The conference rekindled my desire to pray for others, to stand in the gap and, again, intercede for those who are persecuted for His name.

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You make the persecuted real to us by sharing their pictures and their stories, and I feel like we know them through our prayers.

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About The Voice of the Martyrs

The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) is a nonprofit, interdenominational missions organization that offers practical and spiritual help to persecuted Christians around the world. Founded in 1967, VOM is dedicated to inspiring all believers to deepen their commitment to Christ and to fulfill His Great Commission no matter the cost. The Voice of the Martyrs continues in this mission around the world today through the following main purposes:

Our ministry is based on Hebrews 13:3: Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.
  • To encourage and empower Christians to fulfill the Great Commission in areas of the world where they are persecuted for sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • To provide practical relief and spiritual support to the families of Christian martyrs.
  • To equip persecuted Christians to love and win to Christ those who are opposed to the gospel in their part of the world.
  • To undertake projects of encouragement, helping believers rebuild their lives and Christian witness in countries where they have formerly suffered oppression.
  • To promote the fellowship of all believers by informing the world of the faith and courage of persecuted Christians, thereby inspiring believers to a deeper level of commitment to Christ and involvement in His Great Commission.

Register for this VOM Advance Conference Saturday, November 07, 2020, in Tulsa, OK Register Now

Time

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location

Asbury United Methodist Church
6767 S. Mingo Rd, Tulsa, OK 74133

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Details

One-day conference 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Doors open at 8:00 a.m. for check-in and resource area.

Lunch is 12:00-1:15 p.m. on your own at area restaurants.

There is no charge to attend. There is the opportunity to give an offering.

No child care provided.

Video and photography are prohibited during the conference.

Speakers

  • Brother John
    Syria
    Brother John is a part of God's great work in bringing Arab people to a true, saving knowledge of Jesus Christ in war-torn Syria. more about Brother John

    Brother John is a part of God's great work in bringing Arab people to a true, saving knowledge of Jesus Christ in war-torn Syria.

  • Brother Rachid
    Middle East
    Brother Rachid is a Moroccan Christian convert from Islam. As one of the most outspoken Christian converts in the world, he currently hosts a program called Let's Be Clear. more about Brother Rachid

    Born the son of a Muslim imam in Morocco, Brother Rachid memorized one-sixth of the entire Quran by age 6. He attended Hassan II University in Casablanca, where he studied economics. Rachid holds a bachelor’s degree in comparative religion and is currently working on his master’s degree in political science. After listening to Trans World Radio, a careful self-study of the differences between Islam and Christianity led him to take correspondence courses for four years, and he gave his life to Jesus Christ in 1990.

    While in his homeland, Rachid began a project to translate the Quran into local dialects. He found that more than 80 million in the Arab world do not truly understand what the Quran teaches because they hear it in an old, classical dialect of Arabic, which they do not speak. Rachid firmly believes that as more Muslims understand what the Quran says, their eyes will be opened and more of them will leave Islam. For the past six years, he has been leading a project to translate the Bible into the Moroccan dialect.

    Since 2006, Rachid has hosted television shows that compare Christianity with Islam, including 55 taped episodes of Unveiling the Mask and 555 live episodes of Daring Questions. He now hosts a program called Let’s Be Clear. Rachid’s deep knowledge of both faiths enables him to boldly challenge false beliefs with wisdom, love and respect. The program features dynamic testimonies of Muslim-background believers and gives followers of Islam the opportunity to ask questions about the Christian message through lively on-air phone calls. The program also exposes the plight of oppressed Christians in Muslim countries; refutes misconceptions about Christianity, which are often perpetuated by major media outlets in the Middle East; and fearlessly tackles other controversial topics. Christian converts share their testimonies on the 60-minute show each week, and thousands of viewers have called the program’s live prayer line or visited its several websites — many to accept Jesus Christ as their Savior.

  • Jonathan Ekman
    VOM
    Jonathan Ekman leads VOM's international project work, overseeing nearly 1,600 projects in 68 hostile and restricted nations. more about Jonathan Ekman

    Jonathan Ekman leads VOM’s international project work, overseeing nearly 1,600 projects in 68 hostile and restricted nations. His team, representing more than 20 nationalities, is responsible for providing practical and spiritual assistance to believers who are persecuted because of their active faith and witness in some of the world’s most difficult places.

  • Gilbert Hovsepian
    Iran, Music & Worship
    Gilbert Hovsepian became involved in Christian music at an early age, producing his first recording by age 20. He faced persecution and numerous violent threats after his father, Rev. Haik Hovsepian, was martyred. more about Gilbert Hovsepian

    Gilbert Hovsepian was born in Iran, where his family and church community faced persecution because of their Christian faith. He witnessed God’s power amid the persecution, as many Muslims came to know Christ through his father’s evangelism. When Gilbert was 17, his father, Rev. Haik Hovsepian, was kidnapped and stabbed to death by Islamic extremists.

    The persecution continued even after his father’s martyrdom, causing Gilbert to seek God’s face more earnestly. Despite losing his father in 1994, Gilbert forgave the killers and, by God’s grace, began his own international ministry work. Gilbert has traveled to numerous countries and to more than 200 churches worldwide, ministering through music, media, worship and teaching. His satellite programs have touched thousands of lives internationally, leading many Muslims to faith in Jesus Christ.

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For residents outside USA, please call 800-747-0085.

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