18 posts categorized “In the Market with Janet Parshall”

April 8, 2014

Southeast Asia Trip Highlights

Last week VOM's Todd Nettleton appeared as a guest on In The Market With Janet Parshall, which airs nationwide each day on the Moody Radio Network.

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Todd shared with Janet highlights from his recent trip to Laos and South Korea, where he met with North Korean defectors.

You can listen to the interview in its entirety by CLICKING HERE (a new window will open). To go directly to Todd's interview, go to the 25:00 mark in the file.


February 21, 2014

VOM Featured This Week on Moody Radio

This week VOM's Todd Nettleton was a guest on In the Market With Janet Parshall, broadcast nationwide on the Moody Radio Network and around the world online.

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Todd and Janet discussed persecution in North Korea, Cuba and an answer to prayer for a Christian in Syria.

You can listen to the interview HERE (clicking will open another window with the broadcast audio file). The portion with Todd begins just after the 25:00 mark in the broadcast.


January 15, 2014

VOM Featured on Moody Radio

Radio_MicThe Voice of the Martyrs' Todd Nettleton was a guest earlier this week on Moody Radio's In the Market with Janet Parshall. 

During the broadcast, Todd and Janet discussed the martyrdom of a pastor in India, the latest updates on Asia Bibi, imprisoned in Pakistan, as well as the current situation in Sudan.

The interview is now available for you to listen to online. The conversation with Todd begins about 25 minutes in.

CLICK HERE to listen.


August 30, 2013

Talking points: Syria

When I prepare to conduct a radio interview on behalf of VOM I often type up “talking points” of the major information I want to share, to help me speak clearly on behalf of the persecuted church and the Christians that VOM serves around the world.

Yesterday I did a live interview on Moody Radio’s program, “In the Market with Janet Parshall.” The focus of the interview was to share about a recent trip to Turkey I took for VOM. Among those we met with and interviewed on the trip were Christians from Syria. (You can listen to the full interview here; my portion starts at about the 25:00 mark.)

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A refugee camp for Syrians who have fled into Turkey.

In light of all of the media attention on Syria right now, I thought Persecution Blog readers might be interested to read some of my talking points about what we learned interviewing Syrian Christians during the trip.

Our team met with two Syrian Christians, one still working in Syria and one currently displaced and working among Syrians in Turkey. Some points from what we learned about Syria and the church there:

  1. God is at work. One of our contacts told us about an area in Syria where 18 months ago there were only 12-13 Christians. Today, there are more than 70 Christian FAMILIES! As has happened in other areas (Iran, Egypt), people are seeing the true face of Islam and it is generating a real openness for the things of Christ.
  2. We also heard reports of growth in the church among the Kurds.
  3. God is using miracles to bring people to Christ. This was a repeated theme of stories from Syria. One man was healed of cancer and came to Christ. A woman who’d been paralyzed for 10 YEARS after a stroke was healed and came to Christ.
  4. There is persecution…especially from within families. Right now new converts from Islam are most worried about how their families will respond. That is where the first line of persecution is happening. Many times Syrian Christians will not tell their families—at least for a while—and many don’t meet with other believers because of the risk of their families finding out.
  5. But..it’s also happening from the authorities. One pastor who lives in a government-controlled area said he gets called to the police station EVERY WEEK for a “meeting” where they question him about his activities, about his churches and about Muslim converts.
  6. Syrians are fleeing to the surrounding countries. We visited one Turkish city where we were told that tens of thousands of Syrians had come in the past 6-8 months. We also saw a refugee camp where Syrians are housed in Turkey. Interestingly, they separate Christians from Muslims in the camps, or at least in the one we saw.
  7. The hardship of just living in Syria right now is amazing. One of our contacts said he has electricity only three hours a day…and that is pretty good! There is almost no medicine available. The roads are cluttered with check points…we were told of one 60-KM stretch of road where there were 23 check points…manned by different groups with different priorities and different objectives. So having the permission of one group to travel might not matter at the next check point…and might even get you killed. Just driving from one place to another is a dangerous endeavor.

Please pray for our brothers and sisters in Syria, and pray for VOM international staff as they seek to support and bless the church there in spite of the danger and the upheaval.

Todd Nettleton has served the persecuted church and VOM 15 years. He has been interviewed more than 1900 times by various media outlets. He's the author of Restricted Nations: North Korea, and served on the writing team for FOXE, Extreme Devotion, Hearts of Fire and other VOM books.


December 19, 2012

In the Market with Janet Parshall Discusses the Persecuted Church

Screen Shot 2012-12-19 at 8.39.38 AMYesterday Todd Nettleton appeared on In the Market with Janet Parshall to discuss the latest developments and news from the persecuted church worldwide.  If you missed the show, you are still able to hear the archived podcast by simply clicking here to listen. (This link will open up the media player instantly)

Please remember to pray for all of those who are mentioned and consider sharing this informative program with your friends.


October 1, 2012

Todd Nettleton & Janet Parshall Discuss Christian Persecution

Screen shot 2012-10-01 at 3.36.27 PMEarlier today Todd Nettleton appeared on In the Market with Janet Parshall to give the latest updates on the persecuted church worldwide.

Janet asked Todd to give an update on Asia Bibi and Todd encouraged everyone to go to www.callformercy.com and sign the petition in support of Asia Bibi.  Todd shared how Pakistan has already received 400,000 of the petitions asking for a call for mercy on her.  Please take action and help The Voice of the Martyrs get one million signatures by the end of this year.

Todd also gave an update on the Rimsha Masih case and unfortunately there were some unexpected changes today because the initial witnesses have withdrawn their testimony against the man accused of setting up Rimsha.  More will be heard on Rimsha's case on October 17th.

Jill, a caller, asked for an update about Pastor Youcef and Bill also called and asked how VOM handles dealing with all the persecution that they suffer and remain hopeful and positive.

You can listen to this half hour interview at  www.inthemarketwithjanetparshall.com

Note: Show date is October 1, 2012 if you're seeing this in the archives.


August 10, 2012

In the Market with Janet Parshall Highlights the Plight of the Persecuted Church

Screen shot 2012-08-10 at 3.44.33 PMYesterday, Todd Nettleton appeared on the radio show In the Market with Janet Parshall, to discuss the latest concerning Christian persecution throughout the world.

Some of what Janet and Todd discussed included:

 - An update on Pastor Youcef.  Todd asked for us to pray for him because he's going back before a judge and he could be charged with something like espionage because they know the world is watching this case.

-   There was an update about Behnam Irani and concerns about his health and the sentence in prison he is serving.  Pray for Pastor Irani.

-  There is an update on the horrible persecution happening in Nigeria. 

And Todd mentioned that this years International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church will be November 11th.  

I encourage you to listen to the show by clicking here.


July 10, 2012

Update on Pastor Youcef on In the Market with Janet Parshall

Screen shot 2012-07-10 at 2.55.37 PMYesterday, Janet Parshall from Moody Radio, interviewed Todd Nettleton about the latest concerning Christian persecution around the world.

If you missed this short interview, please click here to listen now.  The interview is almost 30 minutes and it will definitely inspire you to continue your prayers for the persecuted church.

Todd and Janet discussed the latest with Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani who has now spent over 1000 days in a prison for the crime of blasphemy.  Now, according to ACLJ and other sources, Pastor Youcef could be charged with something different, like issues concerning national security.

Also, Janet and Todd discussed the horrors of Evin Prison, which is in Iran and not only is Pastor Youcef there, but many other Christians are.  Please pray for a revival to take place in this prison, which is notoriously one of the worst for prisoners to be in.

Todd shared some good news coming out of Eritrea, concerning a recent move with the United Nations and also gave updates on Egypt and China and asked for believers to pray for the thousands of Christians in Egypt and China who are living in conditions that are not friendly to Christians.

Click here to listen to this inspiring episode of In the Market with Janet Parshall

 


June 12, 2012

Todd Nettleton Updates In the Market with Janet Parshall About the Latest Christian Persecution News

Screen shot 2012-06-12 at 2.55.12 PM Yesterday Todd Nettleton appeared on the Moody Radio Network's show In the Market with Janet Parshall to discuss the latest news concerning our persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ.

Todd discussed with Janet the latest attacks happening in Nigeria and requested prayer for our family over there who are in constant danger from Boko Haram.

Janet and Todd then discussed the milestone mark of The Voice of the Martyrs, Bibles Unbound program, which has been around since 2006 and how now over 2 million bibles have been delivered through that program!  We rejoice at what the Lord has done through this program and all that He will continue to do.  Click here to learn more about Bibles Unbound.

Todd also shared about the recent church closings in Iran and gave a short update about Pastor Youcef.

The interview closed with a short discussion on a pastor in Laos who was recently released from serving time in prison.  Todd shared some inspiring stories of how far this pastor would go to get the bible when he was in prison.  Click here to listen to the show and please share with your friends.  The interview begins at the 30 minute mark.

 

 


May 8, 2012

In the Market with Janet Parshall Delivers the Word about Christian Persecution

Screen shot 2012-05-08 at 4.14.25 PM Screen shot 2012-05-08 at 4.15.00 PMToday on In the Market with Janet Parshall, award winning talk show host, Janet Parshall discussed the latest news concerning the persecuted church with Todd Nettleton who is the Director of Media Development at The Voice of the Martyrs USA.

In their interview Todd shared the latest news concerning Pastor Youcef and what has happened with his lawyer Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, who has been recently sentenced to nine years in prison and banned from practicing law or teaching for ten years by the Iranian government, because he has been representing Pastor Youcef.  You can read more about this story on the American Center for Law and Justice's website, as they have been staying on top of the latest news.

Todd also brought updates about the latest happening in the Sudan and South Sudan where Christians are under constant persecution.

Click here to listen to the archive of this informative interview and please remember to pray daily for all who are being persecuted for their faith in Jesus Christ.

*Note: If the archive does not show up immediately, it will be available under the air date of May 8th in the second hour of the show.