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Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in Vietnam
February 2012

Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in Vietnam

Missionaries of the Christian and Missionary Alliance began work in Vietnam in 1911. By 1929 their work resulted in the establishment of an independent Evangelical Church of Vietnam.Over the years other missionary societies joined in the work of church-planting and by the end of the Vietnam War in 1975 there were 154,000 Evangelical Christians.…

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Missionary Spotlight – House churches in Vietnam
September 2005

Missionary Spotlight – House churches in Vietnam

The evangelical house churches of Vietnam operate independently of the officially recognised Evangelical Church of Vietnam. The latter church represents 20% of Vietnam's Protestants.Under the communist government, churches must register and comply with strict regulations governing their activities and teachings, the training and appointment of ministers, and contact with Christians from other countries.Vietnam's house…

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Missionary Spotlight – Rejoicing in tribulation
September 2005

Missionary Spotlight – Rejoicing in tribulation

The evangelical church in Vietnam, numbering some 1.2 million Christians, has experienced a six-fold growth in the last ten years. Many churches have weekly days of corporate prayer and fasting, and run programmes of reading and memorising Scripture. They also have a commitment to preaching the gospel - and not just in their own…

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September 2005

Missionary Spotlight

Christianity in VietnamMissionaries of the Christian and Missionary Alliance began work in Vietnam in 1911. By 1929 their work resulted in the establishment of an independent Evangelical Church of Vietnam.Over the years other missionary societies joined in the work of church-planting and by the end of the Vietnam War in 1975 there were 154,000…

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Encouraging believers in Vietnam
September 2005

Encouraging believers in Vietnam

 Over the past two years I have taken six trips into countries near Cambodia that do not have religious freedom and whose governments actively persecute the church of Christ. On a few occasions I have been able to join groups of people smuggling Bibles into Vietnam. What a joy to be able to bring them…

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September 2005

Missionary Spotlight – Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Area:128,000 square miles Neighbours:Cambodia, Laos and China. Environment:Vietnam has a tropical climate. There are northern mountains, central highlands, and flat river delta areas in the north and south (Mekong river). Population:83.5 million (plus 2 million diaspora). Infant mortality:26 deaths per 1,000 births. Life expectancy:Males 68 years; females 74 years. Ethnic groups:Vietnamese 86% — predominantly coastal dwellers with large cultural differences…

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