While teaching a class called “Theology for Peace and Justice,” a student remarked “I never knew the Bible was our story too.”
After more than 200 years of missionary service in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar (formerly Burma), the leadership of International Ministries (IM) and the American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) were delighted to welcome Myanmar’s ambassador to the United States to the Valley Forge offices on May 16. The meetings were hosted by the Burma Refugees Commission of the ABCUSA.
This White Cross project seeks to raise $10,000 to provide medical supplies and food for the MBC’s Christian Social Service and Development Department.
“Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to them.” To the exiles, it is the promise of their return home. But it is not only the promise of what God will do—it is spoken in the imperative, indicating what God’s people must do.
“Where exactly are you now?” a friend asked. Good question!