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News about what is going on in the continent of Asia from a mission’s perspective.

On Sunday morning an earthquake struck in Iran that affected both villages in Iran and Turkey. In the region of Van, Turkey 9 people were killed in the earthquake and at least 50 were injured. Almost 700 buildings were also damaged or destroyed because of the earthquake. To find out more read this story. One...
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By Missionary to India Jeff Brown According to IMF’s October World Economic Outlook, India is now the fifth-largest economy in the world. In the past year, it has jumped over both France and the United Kingdom in total GDP (Gross Domestic Product.)  While this is an impressive accomplishment for a country that many people would still...
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According to an article by the Wall Street Journal cases of the new Covid-19 Coronavirus have surged in South Korea. As of Monday February 24th, the total number of confirmed cases has risen to 833. A week ago on February 17th there were only 30 cases. Many of these new cases are tied to a...
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The following is a repost from an articles posted on the ChinaMinistry.org website. The original is in Mandarin Simplified Chinese that was translated into English. I encourage you to read it and pray for the Chinese believers who are there serving to reach their people with the gospel. Here is the letter from the Chinese...
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The Coronavirus continues to spread in Asia and around the world. Look at the latest headlines: Coronavirus Live Updates: Japan Reports 2 Deaths Among Cruise Ship PassengersJapan records two deaths of passengers who had been aboard a quarantined cruise ship.All Americans evacuated from the Diamond Princess should be tested, the C.D.C. said.Iran reported two coronavirus...
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Japan, Germany, and other economies predict tough times ahead because of the coronavirus according to an article by the Wall Street Journal. Because of over half the population of China currently under some sort of quarantine to help control the coronavirus, Chinese companies are not able to produce components needed by major companies such as...
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Over the weekend, tragedy struck in the city of Korat, Thailand. A young Thai man, who was enlisted in the Thai military, took his weapon and opened fire on his peers in his barracks. He then fled to a local mall and began shooting shoppers and employees in the wall. The military and police quickly...
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The following article reports on how the Chinese doctor who sounded alarm about coronavirus, angering communist authorities, dies. It is sad to think how many lives could have been spared if they would have taken heed to the warning that he sent to his friends. This reminds us of our responsibility to get the gospel...
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The Spring Festival or Chinese New Year is the biggest celebration in China. It is a time where the largest migration of people happens as hundreds of millions of Chinese head back to their hometowns to celebrate with large meals, fireworks and enjoying spending time with family they have not seen all year. However, this...
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Meet a Vision for China missionary The Johnson Family Ben and Crystal with their two children are serving the Lord in Yantai China. After spending time in China learning Chinese, they are now in the city of Yantai planting Savior Baptist Church.   The Johnson Family January Update Happy New Year! As we close out...
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