Asia / Pacific
At their request, a delegation of officials of the Beijing Municipal Government from China asked if they could meet with someone from the Chicago Church of Christ to learn more about how our faith affected our service to our society.
The May 12th earthquake that left more than 65,000 dead and multitudes injured and homeless produced many heroes. Disciples Today provides you with a look at this PowerPoint presentation that is making its way around the internet.
Myanmar was devastated by Cyclone Nargis on May 2 that killed at least 80,000 people with 56,000 still missing and over 1 million homeless, the country's worst natural disaster ever. Erica Kim relays a report from Ken Chau on our church and relief efforts there. Click here to see how you can help through HOPE worldwide.
Chinese disciples tell many inspiring stories out of the recent earthquake disaster.
On May 18, our Church in Chengdu, Sichuan, set up teams for serving the earthquake relief and future rehabilitation. It will be a long term mission and service.
At this time, the churches in the Greater China area have started to financially support the earthquake relief effort initiated by the disciples near the area.
Disciples in China are praying diligently and looking for ways to serve victims of the devastating earthquake that affected an are as large as two thirds of the USA on May 12. Throughout the country disicples prayed together at 10:30 pm. on Thursday. The 2,000 member Hong Kong Church will collect funds for the Hong Kong Red Cross this Sunday. Below is a report from ICOC Hot News.
We are saddened by the great losses of life in the China earthquake. We are grateful to God that all the disciples in our churches are safe in the earthquake region in Si chuan province. There was no signal for a long period of time yesterday evening when I tried to call my grandmother and other relatives in hometown Si chuan and Shan xi province. We finally heard from them by SMS message. Thanks for your concern and prayer! (image from Guardian UK)
Kuching is a city in Sarawak, East Malaysia on the Borneo Island. Its name means "Cat" - the righteous are "as bold as a lion!" (Proverbs 28:1)