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Reaching out to Myanmar

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November 2011
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Reaching out to Myanmar

Reaching out to Myanmar We believe that our lives are in the hands of our sovereign God, yet often this cannot readily be seen until one looks back. I served God in Kos (Greece) for four years. During that time, I met a young man called David*. He is a pastor involved in church…

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Burma’ where all the gold is on the pagodas

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February 2010
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Burma’ where all the gold is on the pagodas

Burma— where all the gold is on the pagodas   On 17 November Dr Jim Winter and John Hobson of Horsell Evangelical Church, and I of College Park Baptist Church, Lewisham, met for the long flight from Heathrow to Yangon. We returned safely back on 1 December.      It was a lovely surprise to…

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Missionary Spotlight – Myanmar’s devastation

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September 2008
Burma

Missionary Spotlight – Myanmar’s devastation

Myanmar’s devastation   UK missionary Brian Ellis has sent this report by Peter Ci Thang of a recent visit to the Irrawaddy delta, in Myanmar. Peter is a student of Grace Ministerial Academy, in Metro-Manila, Philippines.   In early June I visited a number of island villages in Myanmar to help victims of the…

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June 2008
Burma

Burma’s agony

Burma’s agony   When Cyclone Nargis smashed into the rice-growing Irrawaddy Delta in the south of Burma on 3 May, Karen state bore the brunt of its destructive force, though four other regions have also been officially declared disaster zones by the country’s ruling military junta.   As we go to press, the extent…

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The road to Mandalay

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May 2007
Burma

The road to Mandalay

The invitation came out of the blue. Addressed to the church website, it spoke of a recently formed group of churches founded on the doctrines of grace. ‘We feel we are still so young in the Reformed faith. We need more training. Please come and teach us’. Such are the wonders of modern communications…

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Missionary Spotlight-Myanmar – land of pagodas

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February 2004
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Missionary Spotlight-Myanmar – land of pagodas

Myanmar (formerly Burma) is the largest country in mainland South East Asia. Its population is a union comprising many different nationalities, with fifty minority people groups speaking 128 different languages and dialects.   Buddhism   The country is covered with Buddhist pagodas. They are on every mountain and hill, near towns and villages –…

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February 2004
Burma

Missionary Spotlight-The Union of Myanmar [Burma]

Area:261,218 square miles. Population:47 million. Neighbouring countries:China, Laos, Thailand, Bangladesh and India. Environment:Myanmar’s terrain is dominated by a horseshoe of mountains and highlands surrounding central lowlands and the plains of the Irrawaddy River. The long coastline in the west provides many natural harbours. Most of Myanmar lies within the tropics. Life expectancy:55 years. Myanmar…

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Missionary Spotlight-Contending for the faith

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February 2004
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Missionary Spotlight-Contending for the faith

Adoniram Judson and his wife landed at Yangon in 1813. The first convert was gained in 1819. His name was U Naw and, as he witnessed to his family and others, several more were converted. This tiny foothold was obtained in the face of social and religious hostility. The Burmese were so strongly entrenched…

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February 2004
Burma

Missionary Spotlight-Myanmar highlights

Last summer Joseph Hewitt, a retired UK Grace Baptist pastor, spent nearly three weeks visiting Christians in Myanmar. He and Chris Hughes have listed randomly the highlights of the visit. Speaking at six Bible colleges for time periods ranging from five minutes to over three hours. Also preaching at a Full Gospel Church, speaking…

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