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Remembering The Forgotten

When was the last time you heard about Iraq in the news? In the last two years, a pandemic, an election, and crises in Afghanistan and Ukraine have taken center stage. There is undoubtedly great hurt in the world today. This means that there is also great opportunity for God…
Nikki Yanulis
July 19, 2022
ChinaTraining

A 100-Year Struggle

Over the past several years, as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has closed in on its 100-year anniversary, they have implemented several new religious laws that have further taken away basic religious freedoms. The level in which the CCP is monitoring their people is shocking! One of the most concerning…
BurmaChurch PlantingTraining

Training Up Myanmar

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…
ChinaSpiritual DevelopmentTraining

The Power of Discipleship

Even though the Chinese church is growing rapidly, heavy government restrictions are forcing it to remain underground and believers to meet in secret. These restrictions have increased in the last year, isolating Chinese pastors even more. This difficulty, combined with an estimated 10,000 believers for every one trained pastor, puts…
World Compassion Staff
January 24, 2018
ChinaTraining

A New Year in China

On January 27th the people of China began a week-long celebration of the Chinese New Year. It’s a time of festivals when people return to their hometowns and reconnect with family - setting off fireworks, decorating with red lanterns, exchanging gifts and attending lion and dragon dances. It’s also a…
World Compassion Staff
February 1, 2017
BurmaTraining

ABC Growth in Myanmar

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…
BurmaChurch PlantingTraining

The Dawn of a New Era

On May 2nd of 2008, the beautiful nation of Myanmar (also called Burma) was hit by the deadly Cyclone Nargis. More than 138,000 people were killed and 2 million were left homeless. The task of rebuilding the nation was daunting. We did not know exactly what God had in store…
ChinaChurch PlantingTraining

Winning the Struggle

The winters can be cold and dreary in China. Every year about this time we shuttle in and out of communities throughout the country, under cloudy and rainy conditions, meeting pastors and believers in homes, offices, hotels and coffee shops. We huddle together with our Chinese team planning the expansion…
World Compassion Staff
February 9, 2016