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August 2014
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Western Asia > Bahrain

New ways of reaching Arab lands

Staff and volunteers in Egypt and Lebanon form the two main Arabic media ministry teams. These cooperate with others in countries like Jordan, Sudan and Bahrain. Most are in their 20s or early 30s. Connected over the internet by Skype, we regularly wrestle in brainstorming sessions on how to best bring the gospel of…

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October 2013
Asia

Tibet’s well-sold lie

The sky burial site was a disturbing scene. The sweet smell of rotting flesh filled the man’s nostrils, stimulating his salivary glands so that he felt sick yet hungry at the same time. Around a group of flat stones, he could see bloodied hatchets lying on the ground amidst torn clothes and human bones…

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All-Asia Creation Conference

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February 2012
Asia

All-Asia Creation Conference

All-Asia Creation Conference Nearly 600 delegates came to the Kuala Lumpur All Asia Creation Conference last autumn. About 500 believers came from the Kuala Lumpur area and the remaining 100 from more than 15 countries, including Japan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar and India.    Ken Ham took the main sessions, showing that the creation…

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February 2009
Asia

Missionary Spotlight – Ferocity in Central Asia

Ferocity in Central Asia   Lying at the crossroads between the Middle East, India, Russia and China, Central Asia has historically been a volatile region.   The great cities of Samarkand and Bukhara (now in Uzbekistan) on the ancient Silk Road were famed not only for trade but also as centres of Islamic culture.…

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February 1998
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Southern Asia > Sri Lanka

Missionary Spotlight – Sri Lanka – ‘Pearl’ or ‘tear drop’ of the Indian Ocean?

Aboriginal Vedda inhabiting the island were conquered by Sinhalese, who came from north India during the 500’s B.C. In the third century B.C. the island became a major centre of Buddhism. Tamils arrived from south India from 100 B.C. onwards. Conflict between Sinhalese and Tamils resulted in Tamils controlling the northern half of the…

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February 1998
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Southern Asia > Sri Lanka

Missionary Spotlight – Sri Lanka – Features

Physical: An island 25,328 square miles in area, 50 miles south-east of India. Hilly in the south. Adam’s Peak, standing 2243 metres high, is sacred to Buddhists. Population: 18 million. Sinhalese – 74%; Tamils 17%; Moors – 7% (partly descended from Arab seafarers); others – 2%. Population density – 622 persons per square mile.…

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January 1998
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Southern Asia > Bangladesh

Missionary Spotlight – Bangladesh – Features

Area: 55.6 thousand square miles. Bounded by India, Myanmar (Burma) and the Bay of Bengal. Physical: Bangladesh occupies the delta and floodplains of the rivers Ganges and Brahmaputra. With three-quarters of the land less than ten feet above sea level, violent monsoons and high annual rainfall (100 inches) cause frequent, serious flooding. Increased salinity…

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