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All articles in category Laos

January 2012

Missionary Spotlight

FactsArea:91,429 square miles. Neighbours:Thailand, Burma, China, Vietnam and Cambodia. Environment:Laos has a tropical monsoon climate. Much of its terrain consists of rugged mountains (Phou Bia 2,871 metres) with plains and plateaus. The Mekong River runs through the southwest of the country and most people live along its delta. There are floods in the rainy season. Laos…

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July 2005

Missionary Spotlight

 Area:91,429 square miles. Neighbours:Thailand, Burma, China, Vietnam and Cambodia. Environment:Laos has a tropical monsoon climate. Much of its terrain consists of rugged mountains (Phou Bia 2,871 metres) with plains and plateaus. The Mekong River runs through the southwest of the country and most people live along its delta. There are floods in the rainy season. Laos…

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July 2004

Missionary Spotlight

FactsArea:91,429 square miles. Neighbours:Thailand, Burma, China, Vietnam and Cambodia. Environment:Laos has a tropical monsoon climate. Much of its terrain consists of rugged mountains (Phou Bia 2,871 metres) with plains and plateaus. The Mekong River runs through the southwest of the country and most people live along its delta. There are floods in the rainy season. Laos…

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July 2004

Missionary Spotlight

Persecution in LaosLaos, the world's third-largest illicit opium producer, is a country with primitive infrastructure. It has a rudimentary road system, limited telecommunications, and no railroads.Electricity is available in only a few urban areas. Subsistence agriculture accounts for half the gross domestic product. It is also a country where Christians face severe persecution.In March…

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Missionary Spotlight
July 2004

Missionary Spotlight

Christianity in LaosAs we climbed the wooden ladder of the house on stilts, I thought of its owner; a 95-year-old lady, and her long journey of faith. She had been walking it since the day her husband, once the village spirit medium, had believed and then been stoned to death for his faith.She had…

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July 2004

Missionary Spotlight

 Taking the good news into LaosIn this age of instant information and the Internet, few places in the world remain as remote and unexplored as Laos. It is surrounded by high, rugged mountains to the north, east and south; and by the mighty Mekong River along its western borders.   Breathtaking A dense, tropical forest covers the…

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Missionary Spotlight
June 2004

Missionary Spotlight

Christianity in LaosAs we climbed the wooden ladder of the house on stilts, I thought of its owner; a 95-year-old lady, and her long journey of faith. She had been walking it since the day her husband, once the village spirit medium, had believed and then been stoned to death for his faith.She had…

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