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  • John Foxe

    What would you do for the cross of Christ?  For two thousand years, Christians have courageously triumphed over beatings, stonings, burnings, wild beasts, and every form of evil to boldly proclaim one truth: the name of Jesus.  Voices of the Martyrs AD 33 – Today is their story and your Christian heritage. In the 16th century, English preacher John Foxe created what would later be called the “second most important book in history” after the Bible: Foxe’s Book of Martyrs. With modernized English, and up-to-date accounts, Foxe: Voices of the Martyrs faithfully binds the testimonies of more than 50 of Foxe’s heroes from...read more

  • Todd Nettleton

    Journey alongside Persecuted Christians Take a 40-day journey to meet brothers and sisters who share in the sufferings of Christ. When Faith Is Forbidden takes you to meet a Chinese Christian woman who called six months in prison 'a wonderful time,' an Iraqi pastor and his wife just eight days after assassins' bullets ripped into his flesh, and others from our spiritual family who've suffered greatly for wearing the name of Christ. Each stop on this 40-day journey includes inspiration and encouragement through the story of a persecuted believer. You’ll also find space for reflection and a suggested prayer as you grow to understand the realities of living under...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    Are you up for a challenge? Then open this book and read just one of the 365 true accounts of men and women who were totally sold out for Christ. See if it isn’t unlike any other devotional you have ever read. There has always been a price for following Christ, and many have paid the ultimate price. The Voice of the Martyrs, co-authors of the bestseller Jesus Freaks, brings you a daily devotional filled with inspiring stories of courage, commitment, confession and compassion. In an age of extremes, you can find faith, strength, encouragement and hope through the stories of fellow believers from all over the world and from past centuries up to the present. These men and women, both...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    Jesus’ disciple Thomas rightly earned the title "Doubting Thomas" by refusing to believe that Jesus had risen from the dead. He told the disciples, "Unless I see in His hands the print of the nails, I will not believe." Soon after, Jesus appeared to Thomas, shattering his unbelief. Thomas became so convinced of the resurrection of Jesus Christ that he took the gospel to India, where he is believed to have died as a martyr at the hands of Hindu priests. Children will be inspired by his courage to take the gospel to a strange land where his legacy of faith lives on...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    Ocho mujeres de la iglesia clandestina y sus historias de valiosa fe Ocho mujeres de diferentes países viven experiencias similares de sufrimiento y persecución a causa de su fe en Cristo. Sin embargo, todas salieron de la adversidad como heroínas. Desde la joven vietnamita que rechazó ser libre para poder compartir el Evangelio en su patria comunista, hasta la misionera australiana que difundió el mensaje de perdón y sanidad en toda la India después de que su esposo e hijos fueran quemados vivos; estas mujeres superaron la adversidad extrema para convertirse en líderes y ministras de la iglesia clandestina en Pakistán, India,...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    Torturado por amar a Cristo — La historia completa Richard Wurmbrand fue arrestado por la policía secreta el 29 de febrero de 1948. ¿Su crimen? Dirigir cultos cristianos y dar testimonio de Cristo, ambas actividades consideradas ilegales bajo el régimen comunista ateo de Rumania. Debido a la fidelidad de Richard a Cristo, soportó 14 años de prisión y tortura, mientras que su esposa, Sabina, sufrió tres años en un campo de...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    Buried beneath the sentimental cards and candy hearts lies the story of a man named Valentine who defied an imperial order prohibiting marriage. The emperor, known as Claudius the Cruel, needed all strong young men to enlist in Rome’s military, so he forbade them from getting married. When Valentine was caught marrying couples in secret, he was brought before the emperor. Valentine saw an open door to share the gospel with the emperor. Did the emperor choose to place his trust in Christ? Children will be inspired by Valentine, a courageous evangelist who dared to share the gospel with a cruel...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    He defended the faith and became Christianity’s first martyr. Stephen lived a life full of faith, performing miracles, boldly telling others about Jesus and even serving with others to help widows in their time of need. Then, his courageous witness was silenced. However, the gospel could not be stopped, as his martyrdom caused the gospel to be pushed outside the city walls of Jerusalem and into the surrounding region. Written to inspire children to witness boldly for Jesus Christ, God’s Courageous Witness is a reminder of the Holy Spirit’s power when we face opposition for the Lord’s...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    Look behind the legends and tales of Santa Claus to learn the true story of a steadfast, godly man who refused t deny Christ and then suffered for His sake. When Nicholas was a young boy, both of his parents died and he used his inheritance to help others. As a grown man, he became a leader in the church. He was later imprisoned under the Roman emperor Diocletian, who imprisoned church leaders in an effort to stop the spread of the gospel. After Nicholas was released, he faced a new challenge: A wrong teaching had infiltrated the church. Nicholas had to stand for truth, but that, too, came with a price. However, it did not deter him from generously giving to those in need until his death....read more

  • Marco Prentice

    Yousef, whose mother threatened to kill him for having a Bible, now smuggles Bibles the way his family once smuggled drugs.After Parveen's employer beats her for attending church, Parveen begins to help other young Christian women who work in Muslim houses. Abdulmasi kills hundreds of Christians in northern Nigeria with no remorse-until the day he chooses a new life of faith and sacrifices everything for a God of love.What can we learn from these faith-filled brothers and sisters around the world? How can we pray for them? And what do their remarkable stories teach us about a God whose light shines in a dark world?I-Am-N reminds us that we are each “N”-as radical Muslims in Iraq...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    On February 29, 1948, Richard Wurmbrand was arrested by the secret police. His crimes? Leading Christian worship and witnessing—both of which were illegal under the atheistic Communist regime of Romania. Richard spent fourteen years in prison. He was tortured, beaten, and locked into a  solitary confinement cell. Sabina Wurmbrand spent three years in a labor camp,nearly freezing to death as she and other prisoners worked on the Danube Canal. She was repeatedly told her husband had died behind bars. But Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand had an unshakeable faith in Christ. Neither of them gave up hope, and neither of them would stop talking about Jesus. Now, for the first...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    He hunted down the followers of Christ and threw them into prison. However, as he made his way to Damascus to arrest more, Jesus appeared to him in a blinding light. Soon Saul the persecutor became one of Christ’s boldest apostles, whom we know as Paul. God’s Courageous Apostle highlights some of the dramatic events in the life of the apostle Paul, who founded many of the first "underground" congregations and spent time in prison for his witness. His story will inspire children to share Christ with the...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    Go beyond the St. Patrick’s Day symbols of shamrocks and leprechauns and hear the story of a man determined to share the message of salvation with the people who had made him a slave. When Patrick was a young boy, pirates invaded his home and made him a slave on the island known today as Ireland. While there, he recalled the Bible stories that his father had told him and dedicated his life to the Lord. Although he later escaped and returned home, he knew the Lord was calling him back to share the gospel with his captors. Your children will be inspired by the story of this courageous man who returned to Ireland with the gospel despite great...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    Eight women from eight different countries shared similar experiences of hardship and persecution, all for their faith in Christ. Yet they all emerged from adversity as heroines. From the young Vietnamese girl who turned down freedom in order to share the gospel in her Communist homeland, to the Australian missionary who spread the message of forgiveness and healing across India after her husband and sons were burned alive, these women overcame Extreme adversity to become leaders and ministers of the underground church in Pakistan, India, Romania, the former Soviet Union, China, Vietnam, Nepal and...read more

  • The Voice Of The Martyrs

    Yousef, whose mother threatened to kill him for having a Bible, now smuggles Bibles the way his family once smuggled drugs. After Parveen’s employer beats her for attending church, Parveen begins to help other young Christian women who work in Muslim houses. Abdulmasi kills hundreds of Christians in northern Nigeria with no remorse—until the day he chooses a new life of faith and sacrifices everything for a God of love. What can we learn from these faith-filled brothers and sisters around the world? How can we pray for them? And what do their remarkable stories teach us about a God whose light shines in a dark world? I Am N reminds us that we are each...read more