Missions News & Stories

Missions Insider Report
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Volume 18, Issue 9

Native missionary talking to villagers in Myanmar.

Busting Barriers to Build the Kingdom in Burma

Amid historical and political layers of hostility toward non-Buddhist faiths, indigenous missionaries in Burma (Myanmar) have worked diligently and painstakingly to establish small Christian communities.
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Photo of the Week

People standing against the horizon in Myanmar.

Unreached and Waiting  

The horizon that indigenous missionaries saw evoked the unknown as they approached villagers who had yet to hear the gospel in Burma (Myanmar). Whether by boat, motorcycle or on foot, native missionaries travel to remote, jungle mountains to bring food, equipment for water wells and the message of Christ's salvation. The ministry director said that sometimes as many as 200 people from various villages attend three-day gospel events where lunch and dinner are served at a cost of about $200 per day. "Sometimes we kill a pig, sometimes a cow, and we feed them," the director said. "In some places there are no believers, so our missionaries stay there for one to three nights to share the gospel, and then they come back. If we have new believers, they follow up and help to meet their needs."


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