Historic Karen Service Kicks Off

Today at First Wesleyan Church in High Point, we had Gov. Mike Huckabee as guest speaker in the American service but on the second floor we also had a historical event.   The Karen Burmese, under the leadership of Pastor One Kiss launched their first independent worship service done completely in Sqaw Karen.  Because of the nature of the day, all of the breakout southeast Asian services (Lao, Chin, and Karen) regrouped to watch a live television feed of Gov. Huckabee’s sermon.  Next week the Karen will begin  a preaching schedule with the Burmese.  Below are pictures of the Karen leaders, Klo Say, Nyein and One Kiss getting organized and the people gathering in for worship.

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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

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