Chin/Burmese group is moving forward

It is with bittersweet emotion I share this post.   My friends from the Chin state of Myanmar who have been worshipping in our facility have decided to launch out on a new chapter and will be relocating to another facility in town.   I remember being present in the summer of 2008 when the root congregation met in a home on Wise street under the leadership of Biak to organize a High Point fellowship.   I am happy for the leadership and independence shown by this group but I am in pain as I think about not seeing them every Sunday in their exuberant worship of our God. Until this fall, for about a year I had the privilege of preaching on a monthly basis in this congregation.   Below is a picture of a commissioning in the 10:30am American service and prayer led by Pastor Chan.  Pray for this group to grow strong in their walk with the Lord.  Interestingly the High Point area has two other congregations that are offshoots from FWC and this fellowship.  One is a Kachin congregation led by Pastor Knaw Bawk and another is a Mizo Chin group led by Vena.

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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

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