Welcome to America

I met this Karen Burmese family this morning at church.  They live on Denny Street here in High Point.   They arrived five days ago from a refugee camp in Thailand.   When I asked the father how long he was in the refugee camp, he said 11 years.   Pastor Peng Len, Nu Nu and I  delivered some First Rice and put the kids to work writing out the names of the 5 family members.   Here they are:

For my English readers, I am in the same boat as you.  I will try to get their names written in  English in the next few days.

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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 August 1, 2011, in Karen, Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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