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Our brothers and sisters in North Korea continue to covet our prayers. Under the rule of Kim Jong Il, the needs of North Koreans continue to be sacrificed in order to bolster the power and control of his regime. North Koreans are currently suffering severely because of skyrocketing inflation and the shortage of daily necessities; many are starving to death. Among the hardest hit are followers of Christ, who are treated with particular cruelty for refusing to renounce Christ -- an action that recognizes an authority greater than the "Dear Leader."

For a second year, VOM's Christmas Blessing Fund is supplying believers in North Korea with gift packages that contain food, toiletries, medication, clothing and Christian literature. This on-going project, with distributions made throughout the year, helps to fulfill persecuted believers' basic needs.

Get involved in this exciting project today as we grasp the hands of our brothers and sisters in North Korea and share the blessing of Christmas with them! To make a donation securely online, go to our donation page. You can also send your financial gifts by mail or call us at 1.905.670.9721.

Pray for boldness and strength for Christians living in North Korea. Pray for God's provision for those suffering in prison camps and living in deplorable conditions. Pray that North Korean Christians will have opportunities to share the love of Christ, even with those who oppress them. Pray that God's unrestrained mercy will spill over North Korea, frustrating the wicked (Psalm 146:9b) and delivering the oppressed (Psalm 40:11-13).

For more on believers suffering for serving Christ in North Korea, visit the North Korea Country Report.