World Mission Brings Burma Unique Way to Hear the Gospel

BurmaBurma (MNN) Persecution, cultural and religious, is widespread throughout Burma. Much attention is directed toward the Rohingya ethnic group fleeing Burma after facing years of persecution. But they aren’t the only ones facing injustice.

In some Burmese villages, churches are burned and crosses destroyed. Open Doors USA ranks Burma as #25 on its 2015 World Watch List for Christian persecution. Many lack access to God’s Word in their native language, but one Christian ministry is bringing it to them in a way they can connect with.

World Mission, a Christian organization that helps bring the gospel to third-world countries, has made Burma the target of its ministry. Only about 4% of the population is Christian, while roughly 89% practice Buddhism. The majority of Burmese people are non-literate learners, making it harder for missionaries to teach them God’s Word.

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