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Myanmar - Final Day in the Field
Posted by Lezah Maitland on

Thank you all for your prayers. It was a great week. The believers in Myanmar will need our prayers for continued discipleship and the threat of persecution when we leave. The Pastors and church members know persecution is a very high possibility when they participate in a project. Yet they...

Myanmar - Our final numbers
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We had a great time celebrating last night. One Buddhist monk became a believer and asked to be baptized. After the closing rally he was baptized. Our final numbers for 12 teams... Grand Total Heard the Gospel: 4,104Grand Total Professions of Faith: 3,018 Praise God. Thank you for your...

Texas Baptist Men in Richardson
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In response to last week's tornadic activity, David McCulloch, Dave Johnson, Scott Baker and myself (Tim Cline) worked with the Collin Baptist group today. They separated us into our own team and we worked two locations and did two site reviews.  Lots of tree damage, many trees on houses...

Myanmar Day 5
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We have one more day in the field and then closing rally in the evening.  Today, Wade gets to share the gospel with 40 Zoologists at a University. One of the zoologists is a Christian and wants her co-workers to hear the Gospel. She is paying for their lunch so they will stay and...

Myanmar Update - Thursday
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Today we gave out five Bibles, shared with 11 people and three accepted Christ! One was our driver. We worked with a missionary pastor who has a house church with seven members. At the end of the day, we sang two hymns together and our driver joined us. Our first two visits were interested, but...

Myanmar Update - Wednesday
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We had five visits today. Out of the 27 who heard, 18 are now believers! We gave out five Bibles. The visits today were close to the pastor's house. We have a good team with different ways of sharing. We prayed at every house, too. Even if they are Buddhists, they will accept prayer. It is...

Pictures from Myanmar
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Here are some photos from the teams: Everyone worshiping together at the Opening Rally The IMCP students singing “All of my days I will sing of your mercy”. IMCP stands for Institute for Missions and Church Planting. At our first stop of the morning, this couple (who had never...

Myanmar Day 2 in the Field
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The Grandfather I mentioned yesterday had been the only Christian in his village. Now there are 20 total (members of his family and neighbors in the village)! We gave him two Bibles, too. He’s been a believer for 20 years.  Michelle’s team had 30 new believers and 10 visits. I...

Myanmar Day 1 in the Field
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Vince was able to get into a very persecuted village and even share at a school. They found favor with the chief of the village. One of the teachers and 16 students accepted Christ. Vince left a set of the gospel pictures with her and asked her to continue sharing with her students. I had a...

Myanmar Team Opening Rally
Posted by Lezah Maitland on

I apologize for not sending anything sooner. Our internet is pretty finicky. Today we spent the morning all together in church. This afternoon we had our opening rally. Some local pastors are in very persecuted areas and are nervous. This is the first time they have agreed to participate. We...