According to church tradition, 29 June 2019 marks the martyrdom of the Apostle Paul. This year, Christians from around the world will take time on 29 June and throughout that weekend to honour the legacy of those who have sacrificed their lives for the advancement of the gospel. More from Voice of the Martyrs
THE STORY OF THE GROENEWALDS
They counted the cost. They knew Christ was worthy, and they willingly put their lives on the line and paid the ultimate price. Hannelie had expected the Taliban’s attack in Kabul that day. She and other doctors from her clinic had even been put on standby at a U.N. meeting in case of attack. Nothing, however, had prepared her for the Taliban’s actual target. READ MORE
- “Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them.” Heb 13:3a
- Pray for families that counted the cost and are serving in dangerous places to advance the gospel.
WATCH THE VIDEO – When Hannelie and her family left their comfortable home in South Africa to serve on the front lines in Afghanistan, they knew the risks. But they wouldn’t deny God’s call. This video retells her family’s story of faithfulness and sacrifice amid those hostile to Christ.