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How I got involved in Penan pre-schools
November 2015

How I got involved in Penan pre-schools

‘What do you want me to do, Lord?’ I wept, as I knelt before the Lord. I had just read the front page report, for 11 September 2009, in The Star, a Malaysian newspaper. It was about the rape of Penan schoolgirls and women by timber company workers in the Baram District of Sarawak.…

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World Mission – The plight of Chin and Karen refugees
August 2010

World Mission – The plight of Chin and Karen refugees

The plight of Chin and Karen refugees  In December 2008, I received a request to help a Christian held in prison in Malaysia. Since I am Malaysian, it would be easier for me to communicate with the authorities there. The Christian was a Chin refugee from Burma.     In January 2009, my friend and I…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – MALAYSIA
March 1999

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – MALAYSIA

We worshipped idolsI left Malaysia to come to the UK some twenty-five years ago. It was on the picturesque, multicultural island of Penang that I was born. We were a hard-working family, never too well off, but generally happy and content. My father, who was a teacher, would offer tuition classes to his pupils…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – MALAYSIA
March 1999

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – MALAYSIA

Testimony of a Malaysian pastorThe best thing to have happened to Christianity in Malaysia in recent years is the emergence of Reformed churches and, in particular, the emergence of the Reformed Baptist movement. This began in about 1983. I speak as one who did not come from a 'Reformed tradition'. I was converted in…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – Malaysia
March 1999

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – Malaysia

Christianity in MalaysiaMalaysia is a young nation, still struggling to establish itself politically, economically and socially. Over half its population is Malay, while Chinese account for a quarter. Religion is divided along ethnic lines: Malays are Muslims; Chinese are followers of an amalgam of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism, and Indians are Hindu. The indigenous…

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March 1999

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – MALAYSIA

Malaysia FactsArea:127,300 miles Territories:Malaysia consists of eleven states and Kuala Lumpur, on the Malay Peninsula; and Sabah and Sarawak, in northern Borneo. It is governed by a constitutional monarchy.Environment:Four hundred miles of sea separate Malaysia into roughly two halves; its peninsula and the larger islands. With a hot, humid climate, much is covered with rain…

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