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Published on July 11th, 2013 | by ABCUSA

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In Burma, missions comes full circle for American Baptists

Originally published July 11, 2013 by Bob Allen, Associated Baptist Press, published by The Baptist Standard. Click here to view full story.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (ABP)—Two hundred years after the first American Baptist missionaries arrived in Burma, American Baptist Churches USA and the Myanmar Baptist Convention look forward to a new chapter of cooperation and collaboration in an altered missionary landscape.

Yam Kho Pau, general secretary of the Myanmar Baptist Convention, recently invited American Baptist International Ministries to renew its 200-year-old ministry in Burma interrupted since the 1960s by political unrest.

“This gathering is the renewal of a relationship between ABC and MBC,” Pau told reporters at the recent ABCUSA Mission Summit in Overland Park, Kan.   Click here to read the full story


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