• Memorial wall with martyrs names and stories

Day of the
Christian Martyr
Saturday, June 29, 2019

According to church tradition, June 29 marks the martyrdom of the Apostle Paul. This year, Christians around the world will take time on June 29 and throughout that weekend to honor the legacy of those who have sacrificed their lives for the advancement of the gospel.

When you register, you’ll receive links to download these free digital resources to inspire your church, small group, class or family to witness boldly for Christ:

  • a powerful video testimony of the Groenewald family
  • instructions for watching and sharing the Martyrs Memorial Induction Ceremony on Facebook Live
  • a downloadable video version of the Martyrs Memorial Induction Ceremony (to be released June 29 at 12 p.m. CDT)
  • an inspiring Day of the Christian Martyr church bulletin insert
  • PowerPoint slides to inspire your church small group, class or family with the examples of Christians who sacrificed their lives for the sake of the gospel
  • shareable social media graphics

REGISTER NOW TO RECEIVE FREE DIGITAL RESOURCES

Watch the Martyrs
Memorial Induction Ceremony

9 a.m. CDT on Saturday, June 29 • Facebook Live

Gather to watch the induction of Werner, Rodé and Jean-Pierre Groenewald onto the Martyrs Memorial in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Groenewald Family standing in front of trees

The Story of the Groenewalds

Groenewald Family standing in front of trees

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.

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