When Wai Thet in Myanmar was 8 years old, his brother was so ill that the village physician gave up on him. “We thought he was dead,” Wai Thet shares. His mother pleaded with Buddha for her son’s life but nothing happened. “That evening, a Christian worker visited us, prayed for my brother and gave…

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Than is a housewife, a Christian, and a farmer. She understands the effort it takes to produce a good crop yield in more ways than one. “I wasn’t raised in a Christian home. My parents were not Christians,” she recalls. But one day, a friend gave her a copy of the New Testament. As she…

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U Nay Tun, a believer from Myanmar, battled cancer for years, being diagnosed again and again. He was diagnosed with cancer three times before meeting a follower of Christ who shared the Word of God with him. That encounter “changed my life tremendously,” recalls U Nay Tun. When this follower of Christ met with him,…

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My name is Nyi Nyi Zaw. I was born into a religious family. My parents are strong Buddhists. I grew up in the town of Myin Chan in Myanmar. When I was young, my parents sent me to a Buddhist monastery to become a monk. I spent 17 years as a monk and learned Buddhist…

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In the Language of My Heart

My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. Psalm 119:81 (NIV) Myanmar (formerly Burma) is one of the most devout Buddhist countries in the world. Very few of the over 55 million Burmese identify themselves as Christian, but in the remote northeastern villages where the lesser-known…

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Your gift will place Bibles in their hands so they can be bold in their faith. Nothing will stop Brother Pon from boldly proclaiming the gospel of Christ. Even though many people have tried to silence his witness. He was brutally attacked while passing out Biblical materials in front of a tea shop near his…

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Each year, Sandra made sacrifices to atone for her sins. Sandra struggled to keep up with all Islam’s holy days and fasting rituals, and every Ramadan she performed cleansing rituals to ask forgiveness. “But when a church planter entered our village, she explained there is no need to make sacrifices,” recalls Sandra. “Through Jesus Christ,…

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