The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) is sponsoring a special conference in Mississauga, Ontario on Apr. 22-23 to help Christians gain a fuller understanding of the Persecuted Church and listen to first-hand testimonies and reports from frontline workers.
VOM's Ontario Conference, which will be held at the Community Christian Reformed Church of Meadowvale in Mississauga, will specifically focus on the reality of the persecution facing believers around the world who face imprisonment, torture, and death for the sake of the Gospel.
"The Voice of the Martyrs has the experience and expertise to help your church to more effectively 'remember those in bonds'," according to conference coordinators.
The conference will show a sneak preview of VOM's new video: Richard Wurmbrand: The Testimony That Shook The World.
It will also include a Youth service, which in addition to the conference itself, will have a special offering to assist in the support of families of Christian martyrs.
Speakers include the following:
Floyd Brobbel is an Associate Communications Officer for VOM, coordinates VOM's international projects and family ministries.
Glenn Penner is the Communications Director of VOM and travels throughout the world ministering to the Persecuted Church.
Scott Brockie is a Christian printer from Mississauga who was found guilty of promoting hatred and fined by the Ontario Human Rights Commission for refusing to print material promoting homosexuality.
Bob Fu is the President of the China Aid Association and a former house church pastor is China who was imprisoned for his Christian work. He is also VOM's China analyst.
Eddie Lyle is the Director of Release International, VOM's sister mission in the U.K. and a gifted man of God with a special gift for motivating people to a deeper commitment to Christ and His Persecuted Church.
VOM is requesting prospective attendants to make reservations no later than Apr. 15. For more information visit: http://www.persecution.net/conferences.htm