It’s now two months since the military coup in Myanmar. The junta has intensified its crackdown on protestors, with around 600 people now believed to have been killed. For the country’s minority Christian population, there continues to be fear – not just for their safety but of forced recruitment to the army. In this update, Christians in the country share experiences and fears, as well as gratitude for your ongoing prayers.
Daily he sees those queues. People lining up, waiting for bread or other essential items. It made Ayoub*, staff member of our local partner in Syria think of Psalm 88.
Thanks to your prayers and support, over 2,000 Sunday school manuals for children are ready to be distributed to Hmong tribal churches in Vietnam! The project had been halted due to Covid-19 restrictions. The manuals contain 35 Bible stories, all beautifully illustrated, and already over 500 Sunday school leaders have been trained to use the material. Praise God!
This Easter, join with us in praying for the persecuted church – to be protected from attack, and to know afresh the wonder of the gospel.
This is the power of the Church – living, growing, active, whole.
“Not One Has Stopped Coming To Church” Zion Church was one of three churches bombed across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday 2019. 31 lives were lost at Michelle’s church alone.
For years, Rebecca* was a fieldworker, supporting North Korean refugee women. “I worshipped God with them, studied the Word with them and provided them with what they needed.”