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VOM Books expands international reach with
ABridge International partnership

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – VOM Books, the publishing arm of The Voice of the Martyrs (Tortured for Christ, Hearts of Fire, Jesus Freaks), announced a new partnership with ABridge International to establish its books and resources into the international marketplace.  ABridge International will be assisting VOM Books by working with distributors and retailers who currently purchase Christian products.

Bill Schultz, founder of ABridge International, has over 27 years of international sales, rights and executive management experience.  Before starting ABridge, Schultz was Vice President of sales and international at Gospel Light. While at Gospel Light, he also initiated and was a managing board director for ZDL Books in Beijing, China.

“We are so honored and pleased to be partnering with Bill Schultz and the ABridge International Team and truly value them for their expertise, industry knowledge and relationship skills as trusted partners in the International Marketplace,” said Chris Robinette, Executive Director for VOM Books.

ABridge International will also be assisting VOM Books with managing new Sub-Rights for their content in other languages. Schultz has extensive experience in rights negotiation and management for both books and media.

“I am thrilled and count it a privilege to represent and partner with VOM and join in their passion to help believers grow in fellowship with our brothers and sisters in hostile and persecuted areas of the world” said Schultz. “We have so much to learn from the global church.”

The partnership, established in fall 2019, will expand the reach of VOM Books into new international Christian publishing and distribution markets.

VOM Books is the publishing enterprise of The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) who has been serving persecuted Christians in hostile and restricted nations for more than 50 years. VOM is well-known for inspiring believers with bestselling titles such as Tortured for Christ, which has sold over 10 million copies in 60 languages worldwide and Jesus Freaks: Martyrs: Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus, with more than 1.1 million copies in distribution. Along with Tortured for Christ, VOM Books also published Hearts of Fire: Eight Women in the Underground Church and Their Stories of Costly Faith, and the wildly-popular Extreme Devotion: Voice of the Martyrs, which includes daily readings about ancient and modern-day believers who made significant sacrifices for their faith. Learn more about VOM at