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Laos

Bringing Christ to the land of Buddha

Friday, September 29, 2017

by Rev. Ted Na Thalang LHF Coordinator for Southeast Asian projects In general, it’s part of Thai culture that to be a good Thai, you have to be a Buddhist. Growing up in Thailand, I was taught to appease the spirits and try to do good works so good things would happen to me. Thai … Read More

Lao Bible in Pictures Published

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Every Saturday night, Chef Tao Lee helps close the Pad Thai restaurant in Fresno, Calif. Though exhausted after a long and busy night, Lee faithfully sets his alarm for bright and early Sunday morning so he can make the two-hour drive to St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Stockton, where he is a deacon. Having received … Read More

Laotian Students Receive Child’s Garden of Bible Stories

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March 2011 – In the Communist country of Laos, Christianity isn’t easily accepted. Many believe that the Christian faith is a western religion, and others associate westerners with the Central Intelligence Agency.  Because the CIA helped Hmong rebels fight the Communist Lao government, Christians are considered the #1 enemy among some government leaders. But the Holy Spirit … Read More