Zaw Thu Linn Teaches in High Point

About 1 1/2 months ago Zaw Thu Linn began a stateside teaching touring in Los Angeles.  A mutual friend told Zar Ni Lwin about his planned preaching tour and so Zaw Thu Linn was invited to come through High Point.  Our Chin/Burmese congregation is enjoying 3 days of Bible teaching both mid-day and repeated in the evenings led by this minister from Myanmar.

Zaw Thu Linn is the founder of the Myanmar Youth Rehabilitation Ministry in Yangon.   This ministry is involved in drug rehabilitation and Bible Training.   Pastor Zaw Thu Linn shared his testimony of growing up as the son of a great Burmese pianist but he became a great addict of Myanmar.   In 1989, David Yuma (now deceased) took this young drug addict aside, taught him about Jesus.   Zaw Thu Linn converted from Buddhism to Christianity and one year later sensed God’s call to ministry.   Then in 1994 Zaw Thu Linn received a vision of the Drug Rehabilitation and Bible Training ministry which he subsequently founded.

This Burmese  father of 3 daughters (ages 17, 14 and 10) is married to a S’gaw Karen wife.  Together they live and minister in Yangon, Myanmar.

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 October 13, 2011, in V-Z and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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