Alen Makitan

Alen Makitan, High Point Resident

Alen Makitan, High Point Resident

This week I met Alen Makitan.  He is a student at Chapel Hill and is serving this summer as an intern at World Relief in High Point.  Alen said that when he interviewed with Mark at World Relief he told Mark that he was originally from Bosnia and arrived with his family as a small child.

Alen had to go back to his mother to find out how he got to America.   She told him that they came through  World Relief of High Point about 16 years ago.  Now Alen a Bosnian refugee is helping to resettle Burmese refugees.  Thank you Alen for being willing to serve.

I have and will be sharing this story with the parents of young children arriving these days from Burma.   In 15-20 years we will see many fine young people contributing to America, a country of emigrees!


About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on July 30, 2009, in M, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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