Training Up Myanmar

By | Burma, Church Planting, Training

The nation of Myanmar is 90% Buddhist, and Christians there are often mocked, threatened and persecuted. However, the harvest is ripe, and the need for courageous spiritual leaders and missionaries is great. We believe the most effective missionaries are local churches and bodies of believers, because of their familiarity with…

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ABC Growth in Myanmar

By | Burma, Training

We had the chance while in Myanmar to visit a house church during their weekly ABC class. ABC Bible Curriculum is a 2-year program that we use to train believers, making them strong in their faith and preparing them to share the Word of God with others. Like the parable…

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All Things New

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” – II Corinthians 5:17 The New Year is always a time of reflection and change.  We all want change and growth in our lives, but much of this change…

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From shy to confident.

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Su Su is a 13-year-old girl who lives in the orphanage and has shown tremendous growth. You may recall me sharing some of her story before! When I first met Su Su over two years ago, she was very distant, did not smile, and had very little self-confidence. Just getting…

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Feeling Chosen

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Can you imagine living in a brand new place as an 11-year-old, where everything is unfamiliar to you? Trying to adjust to a new environment, new schedule, and new family… You can recognize all of these changes are good, but you feel a little overwhelmed by it all. You are…

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When the Questions Come

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Just a few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to open our brand new orphanage in Burma. In the 10 years I have officially been on staff at World Compassion, it’s one of the most fulfilling projects I’ve been a part of. As you may imagine, building a structure like…

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Moe Moe Aye and Samuel

Filling the Home with Love

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Just a few weeks ago, as we celebrated the grand opening of our new orphanage in Burma, we were reminded of the harsh reality children face in this country. Moe Moe Aye, a four year old little girl, was recently sold by her grandmother who lost hope in trying to…

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