For over thirty years, the Pwo Karen people of Myanmar have longed for the Living Word of God to be accessible to them in their own language. They have been persistently asking for Bibles to be printed in their native tongue for just as long. Your support made it possible for Bible League Canada to…

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When a typhoon makes landfall in Myanmar, people have few places to hide. Many of those who survive are left with absolutely nothing as the violent storm destroys homes and possessions. Thiha survived a terrible typhoon in 2008, and the devastation changed his life. Made homeless by the typhoon, Thiha was living with friends. One…

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It was a day like any other. Tha Tan Shay fed her family a meager breakfast and sent them off to the fields to work. Her husband was ill, and had been for some time. When her children went out to work, their father was alive. When they returned, he was dead. “They asked where…

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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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