PETR JASEK: MY JOY IS NOW COMPLETE

Thank you for praying for and writing on behalf of prisoners in Sudan. After 510 days in prison, Rev Hassan Abduraheem and Mr Abdulmonem Abdumawla were released on Thursday after receiving a presidential pardon. The two were arrested in December 2015 along with Voice of the Martyrs field worker Petr Jasek and Rev Kuwa Shamaal….

PETR JASEK: GOD OPENED THE DOOR

From the first days after his arrest in Sudan, Petr Jasek repeatedly said, “God is the One who holds the key to my cell.” Jasek, a Czech citizen, is VOM’s* Africa regional director and he was just released after 14 months in prison in Sudan. In this third and final part of our conversation with…

PETR JASEK: THE GREATEST PEACE

What verse of Scripture would you grab onto if you were locked in prison for your faith? Petr Jasek, a Czech national and VOM’s* Africa regional director, was released last month after 445 days in prison in Sudan. Listen as he shares the verse that became a theme for him during those long months in…

PETR JASEK: PRISONER SET FREE

Petr Jasek, a Czech national and VOM’s* Africa regional director, spent 445 days in a Sudanese prison. Days after returning home, Petr sat down with VOM Radio to share his story and thank the thousands of people who prayed for him and his co-defendants during his long months in prison. Listen in as Petr shares…

Freed prisoner makes a promise…

What would you promise yourself after spending more than a year in a prison in a foreign country? Perhaps you’d commit to never going back to that place again, or taking a year off to recuperate; perhaps enjoying a few good meals or sleeping in a comfortable bed again. In an interview shortly after his…

SUDAN: Rejoice and pray on with us!

Czech Christian aid worker Petr Jašek (right) is reported to be safely back in Prague after Sudan’s President pardoned him and released him from jail yesterday. The Czech Foreign Minister brought Petr home last night after flying out to Khartoum to negotiate his release earlier the same day. Thank you for your prayers. Let’s praise…

God sustains Petr in prison

The Czech Foreign Ministry says that the recent court sentencing of Christian aid worker and Czech national Petr Jasek  (pictured) to 20 years in prison in Sudan  was not backed by facts, and is now trying to negotiate Petr’s release. Appeals of his case and those of two others accused with him are expected. Release…

Shocking news from Sudan

Christians in Sudan request further prayer for three imprisoned Christians who were sentenced at a court hearing on Sunday 29th January. The court sentenced Petr Jasek to life in prison for espionage, to six months in prison for spreading rumours that undermine the authority of the state, to a fine of 100,000 Sudanese Pounds (approx….

Sudan accused hearing today

The case against three Sudanese Christians and a Czech believer continues today when they are due to appear again in court in Khartoum. Please pray God’s peace over our brothers, pastors Hassan Abduraheem and Kowa Shamaal, Abdulmonem Abdumawla and Petr Jašek. Sudanese officials have accused the four of funding rebel movements in areas such as…

Our family behind bars need your prayers

Please pray today for members of our church family who are behind bars because of their faith in Jesus. Sudanese pastors Kowa Shamaal and Hassan Abduraheem and Czech believer Petr Jašek appeared in court in Khartoum yesterday, accused of crimes that carry the death penalty. The prosecution accused Petr of tarnishing Sudan’s reputation through his…

Execution fear for Sudan accused

Three Sudanese Christians and a Czech believer will appear in court in Khartoum on Monday. If convicted, they could face execution. Please pray God’s peace over our brothers, pastors Hassan Abduraheem and Kowa Shamaal, Abdulmonem Abdumawla and Petr Jašek. Sudanese officials accuse the four men of funding rebel movements in areas such as Darfur and…