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Bold Believers in Syria

Bold Believers in Syria includes stories, history and culture facts, activities, crafts, and recipes that help children understand the daily lives of their Christian brothers and sisters who face Islamic extremism. The 48-page book is available free from the Downloads section of this site.

Bold Believers in Syria provides age-appropriate companion material for VOM’s I Am N information and resources. (See i-am-n.com.)

Activities Story

The North Korean Flag

North Korean Flag
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Click the image to open a coloring page of the North Korean flag that you can print and color. The top and bottom stripes are blue. The center background and the star are red. The thin stripes and the circle behind the star are white. Hang up the flag to remind you to pray for the people of North Korea.


Videos Story

Underground Reality: Vietnam Study Kit Sample

A three-minute clip from the Underground Reality Vietnam DVD study set.

To order this kit, visit vombooks.com.


Spotlight Story

North Korea: A Family Vanishes

North Korea
Hyun Joo

Ten-year-old Hyun Joo was different. Very few North Korean children know about Jesus and God. But Hyun Joo believed in God and trusted Him.

Hyun Joo’s parents were Christians. Many North Korean Christians do not talk about God with their children. If the children mention God outside the home, government officials might punish the whole family. The government wants the citizens to honor the country’s leaders, not God.

But Hyun Joo’s parents wanted her to know Jesus. They prayed that God would use her to change North Korea.

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Feature Story

Iran: Changing Customs and Witnesses on Wheels

Iran

Women and girls in Iran are forced to follow strict dress codes. Leaders in Iran believe that Islam, the religion of Muslims, teaches females to cover their heads and hair. They are also expected to cover their skin from head to toe.

Hijabs (“hih-JAHBZ”) are scarfs or other material worn to cover the hair. Recently, hijabs have shown up in some places where they may not have been expected. Three women from Iran wore hijabs to participate in the 2008 Olympics. And hijabs are appearing on the heads of taxi drivers.

Usually taxi drivers in Iran are men. But some strict Muslims believe that women and men should not ride together in taxis. Also, some Iranian women do not feel safe riding with men drivers. So a few women now drive taxis for women only. But women taxi drivers are still unusual in Iran.

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Activities Story

Indonesian Math

Below are the numbers 1 through 15 in Indonesian. Use the list to solve the five math problems below the list. The five answers form a pattern of consecutive numbers. (Consecutive means one follows another in order with no gaps.)

0 nol
1 satu
2 dua
3 tiga
4 empat
5 lima
6 enam
7 tujuh
8 delapan
9 sembilan
10 sepuluh
11 sebelas
12 dua belas
13 tiga belas
14 empat belas
15 lima belas

  1. Sebelas minus sepulah equals _____.
  2. Satu plus satu equals _____.
  3. Nol plus tiga equals _____.
  4. Sebelas minus tujuh equals _____.
  5. Tiga belas minus delapan equals _____.

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Math Answers

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. Four
  5. Five