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Continuing our Calling

This month, as with every month since the Covid-19 pandemic began last year, we continue to come alongside our leaders throughout South Asia and Myanmar as they share the Gospel in both word and deed in the midst of increasingly difficult circumstances. As we post this, you have helped us reach 70% of our $30,000 […]

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COVID-19 Prayer Updates

Summer Match – Double Your Support! Through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, read prayer requests and updates directly from our South Asian leaders. You can give to COVID-19 relief here.  2021 July 27th:   Pastor Darpan*, Bangladesh director   The news which I wanted to share about Mrs. Radia*. She still has been staying at […]

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Myanmar (Burma) Coup Updates

Summer Match – Double Your Support! In the early hours of Monday, February 1st, the Myanmar (Burma) military staged a coup and seized power after detaining Aung San Suu Kyi and other democratically elected leaders. Both of our country directors – Pastors Pan* and Thang* – and other pastors were concerned that this would happen, […]

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“Remember Us In Prayer, For Our Freedom”

You’ll know from reading our updates here that on February 1st, the Myanmar (Burma) military (Tatmadaw) staged a coup and seized power after detaining Aung San Suu Kyi and other democratically elected leaders. The military-backed party had been claiming the election would be fraudulent even before it was held on November 8th, 2020. After the […]

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Praying Over 2021

Next month we will publish our 2020 Annual Report, reflecting on all God has done with your partnership in this extraordinary past year. This month, we look forward to 2021 prayerfully. Below, we share a few prayer requests from pastors and missionaries. These reflect the nature of similar prayer requests throughout our network in South […]

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Pray for the Persecuted 2020: Myanmar (Burma)

On this third weekend of November, following the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, we continue to share the wisdom of our country leaders on persecution. This week, Pastor Pan* and Pastor Thang* in Myanmar (Burma) give their reflections. Myanmar is 18th on Open Doors’ World Watch List, which lists the top 50 […]

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2020 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

November 1st is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Many of the believers we come alongside in South Asia are heavily persecuted – they face imprisonments, beatings, deprivation of their rights, rejection by their families, and other forms of opposition. As we pray for the persecuted church, each Sunday of November (starting […]

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Myanmar

Myanmar Myanmar, also called Burma, takes up a landmass the size of Texas, yet has twice the population, with 54 million residents. A beautiful country with a majority Buddhist population, Myanmar is rich with history, architecture, precious gems, incredible landscapes, and diverse culture. The country has a long history of foreign colonization and local military rule. After being under […]

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Provision through Crisis

“I want to begin this letter by saying thank you to you and the donors for providing these food items for the people of Myanmar during this time of difficulties and hardships. Thank you for standing with us at this time.” ~Pastor Khaw*  As Covid-19 and its ripple effects have spread throughout the world, Myanmar […]

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COVID-19: Your Giving Impact

When lockdowns began in March, our local missionaries began carrying out small-scale food distributions in their communities, even before receiving additional support. As your support has grown, so too have their food relief efforts. As this work continues, below are a few updates and thank-you notes for the impact you are making along with our missionaries, […]