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

Meet A Vision For China Missionary The Till Family Austin and Anny Grace Till along with their son Abraham are church planting missionaries to China. They are cur- rently raising their support and hope to get to China sometime this summer. Austin Till Testimony When I was 12 years old, I put my faith in...
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China has been reporting less and less new cases of the novel coronavirus. Many people in China are confident that the worst is past and that things will get back to normal soon. The economy however is suffering. According to an article by thepochtimes factory activity actually expanded in March, but the economy is still...
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According to an article by breitbart.com, police in India have been seen beating people with sticks to enforce the coronavirus quarantine in effect across India. India is in the middle of a 21-day national lockdown to try to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Much of India’s population live in slums and in poverty...
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The China Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that China will be temporarily closing it’s borders to foreigners effective at midnight March 28th. A few rare people with diplomatic or other specific special visas are allowed to enter, but all foreigners with regular work, student, and tourist visas are prohibited from entering . Now that the...
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Foxnews is reporting that even during the coronavirus lockdown that government officials are using the opportunity to demolish churches and forbid online preaching. In the Jiangsu province the government demolished the Xiangbaishu Church in Yixing city according to Bob Fu, the founder of China Aid. Elsewhere, the Christian Post reported another church being damaged. The...
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Vision for China (VFC) is offering their ebook for FREE from Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 12:00 AM PDT to Sunday, March 29, 2020, 11:59 PM PDT. eBook: A Thousands Lives (English) reduced price from $3.95 to $0.00eBook: A Thousands Lives (Spanish) reduced price from $3.95 to $0.00 VFC is also offering a $4.00 discount on our paperback...
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Verbal and physical attacks are becoming more common, especially in the Northeast province of Uttar Pradesh. ChristianPost.com is reporting that religious freedom is deteriorating. Pastor Ramesh Kumar, a church planter, is seeing almost daily persecution from slight verbal harassment to physical violence. Despite these attacks, he reports, “God has been very faithful.” He will not...
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According to an article by the Christian Post, a group of Hindu extremists stormed a church gathering in India’s Uttar Pradesh state breaking up the meeting. The attackers falsely accused the Christians of forcing Hindus to convert to Christianity. The police became involved and took the pastor and three other Christians away to the police station....
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The South China Morning Post is reporting that on Thursday there were no new domestic cases of the coronavirus in China since the outbreak began. There were some imported cases, however no new originating in China. Government officials warned against premature celebration, as many more cases are likely, however definitely a turn in the right...
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According to an article by Disrn, certain Japanese students held a mock graduation ceremony using the game Minecraft. Since schools have been cancelled and graduation ceremonies called off because of the coronavirus, these students decided to spend some of their time creating this virtual event.  A father of one of the students called the virtual...
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