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October 2021 Myanmar Updates

#prayformyanmar #justiceformyanmar Treasures in jars of clay We are witnessing many incidents unfolding in Myanmar. Over the past several months, we have received the very sad news of some of our leaders who lost their lives and others who have lost their loved ones to Covid.  This is Pastor Aung’s* update: “The past six months […]

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Myanmar (Burma) Coup Updates

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, as the military-backed party had been […]

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Prayer Updates

Through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, read prayer requests and updates directly from our South Asian leaders. To aid you in reaching the updates from the country you’d like to read about, you can now choose which country’s prayer updates you’d like to read above (these are updates post-August 2021) – these are the pages […]

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Persevering Through August

As Covid-19 is still ravaging many of the communities we come alongside, there is unparalleled endurance among our partners who are more motivated than ever to share the love of God. Your immense support through our summer matching campaign, which received 130% of its target funding – a total of $69,000 given by you in […]

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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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“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 […]