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Gospel for Asia - appeal for the people in Burma


To see the following. The links will take you to a page where you can make a donation to help the Christians in Gospel for Asia take the love of God to those who are suffering. GFA is a bona fide Christian agency.

Burma Cyclone


Gospel for Asia
  
Dear Christian Friend,

I am in India right now and feel that I must share a very serious situation with you. The news from Burma (Myanmar) is desperate. Reports estimate more than 25,000 people died in the recent cyclone. At 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, winds of 120 mph and walls of water devastated the southern part of the country.

In Rangoon (Yangon), Burma's largest city, our Bible college suffered heavy damage, and we are still trying to find out just how many of our 400 churches and 250 mission stations have been destroyed.

The suffering of the people is unimaginable. Hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, are homeless. Food is in short supply, and prices are skyrocketing. Electricity may be out for months. People have lost literally everything.

 

Yet God is also opening miraculous doors, and you can make a difference.

In a land where Christians are a small minority, we are now being asked to help. Where official government policy has banned relief work by non-governmental organizations, the police in Rangoon have come to our Bible college, openly seeking assistance.

Refugees from a nearby orphanage and even Buddhist monks have come looking for food and shelter. And of course, we are doing everything we can to minister to them in the name of Jesus.

Because communications are down and transportation crippled, we do not yet know how many of our Christian brothers and sisters have lost their homes. But we do know that, regardless of their own suffering, they are volunteering to share the love of Christ with those who have lost everything—and who have no hope.

But these battered believers need your help—not only to rebuild their own lives, but to provide the emergency supplies that will bring life and hope to those around them.

 

Please click here to send what you can today to support their sacrificial work. Your gift will make a huge difference in the lives of those who are suffering so terribly, and it will bring them the hope that can only be found in Christ.

  

Thank you for your love and compassion.

Yours for the suffering of Burma,
K.P. Yohannan
K.P. Yohannan
Founder & President



PS: To learn more about the situation in Burma and how GFA is helping, click here.

100% of donations given to Cyclone Relief go to the field to help the people of Burma

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K.P. Yohannan, 08/05/2008

Feedback:
Editor 13/05/2008 08:58
Gospel for Asia (GFA), which has more than 400 churches and over 200 missions scattered throughout the nation, has been among the first groups to respond to the crisis, which has left an estimated 40,000 either dead or missing. The group has temporarily turned their Bible College in the capital of Rangoon into a makeshift shelter for over dozens of people.

See - http://www.christianpost.com/article/20080507/32284.htm
Gospel for Asia (Guest) 23/05/2008 15:28
Dear Mr Wilson,

Our prayers have been answered! The Myanmar (Burma) government is allowing Gospel for Asia to send relief supplies into the cyclone-ravaged country.
Read the story here.

I would ask that you continue praying for GFA's missionaries working in Myanmar. The need is so great, and the task before them is difficult. But we know that our God is greater than any of these circumstances.

Yours for the suffering of Myanmar,

K.P. Yohannan
Founder & President
Gospel for Asia.

See also - http://www.gfauk.org/skelapp/gfa/Cyclone.asp

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