The (re)Forgotten War

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In a dark corner of South Asia, decades of military rule and civil war have hindered development and resulted in the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people. Systematic persecution of majority-Christian ethnic groups remains widespread. An international outcry over war-crimes against the innocent calmed the situation some in recent years. But as other global events grab the attention of the media and political leaders, has the plight of this shadow-nation been re-forgotten? 

Pastor G. is working toward self-sustainability.

Pastor G. is working toward self-sustainability.

 

Against this stark backdrop, we find Pastor G. Pastor G. has been laboring quietly and faithfully along the Moei River which divides Thailand and Myanmar/Burma. There, he and his wife educate and care for orphans of the war, and share what little they have to feed the refugees surrounding them. They are working hard to become self-sustainable through agriculture.

Nearly everyone he meets has lost someone in the conflict. Political maneuvers which care nothing for the people on the ground have left thousands with no UN support, no right to work, and no homes to go back to. Thanks to Alpha Relief supporters, Pastor G. is empowered to provide life-saving relief and the light of the gospel to hundreds who have run out of places to turn.

Wearing new school uniforms and bright smiles.

Wearing new school uniforms and bright smiles.

Would you consider helping empower frontline leaders like Pastor G. for the fulfillment of the Great Commission?

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