Lift high the cross

In Myanmar, Christians are a small minority group in the overwhelmingly Buddhist country. So it came as a surprise to the Lutherans in Yangon when they were ordered to place a cross atop their church. The city council told the Myanmar Lutheran Church (an LCA partner church) that without a cross the building doesn’t look […]

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Hearing in our language

A crowd had gathered in anticipation of the visit and pressed into the room, sitting cross-legged on the floor, listening intently to the message about Jesus, telling stories of their experiences of being healed following the first visit in February, and now coming forward for anointing and prayer.

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Great joy as fledgling Myanmar church installs first bishop

On 6 January 2013, Anita Synnott and Glenice Hartwich participated in a historic occasion: the installation of the first bishop of the fledgling Myanmar Lutheran Church. Rev Cr Andrew Mang Lone was installed by Rev Bishop Philip Lok of the Lutheran Church in Malaysia (LCM) during a worship service in Yangon, Myanmar. There was great […]

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Thank you for teaching us

When Rev James San Aung from the Myanmar Lutheran Church and Rev Martin Lalthangliana from the Lutheran Church of Myanmar returned to their home country of Myanmar (Burma), they were full of thankfulness to you! Through your offerings, you made it possible for James and Martin to receive a short term scholarship to study theology […]

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Myanmar hosts mission partners’ meeting

‘Christian missions began with an explosion of joy. Christian mission in its most basic form is communicating this joy. Mission is a task marked by tremendous joy as we seek to proclaim God’s message.’ With these words, Bishop Philip Lok of the Lutheran Church in Malaysia opened the first day of the Mekong Mission Forum, […]

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Asian churches grow despite adversities

Lutherans from across the globe have heard how churches in South-East Asia are growing despite political and economic diversities. On 12-14 May representatives from eleven countries met in Cambodia for the annual Mekong Mission Forum and three-yearly Partner Churches Consultation. Glenice Hartwich attended on behalf of the LCA. Over fifty delegates from the Mekong Mission […]

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