Although I was here just in December, demand for more help from Heaven’s Family among the remote villages of Myanmar’s Chin State has called me back again.
This time we’re targeting Christian villages in southern Chin State, which is even less developed than its northern counterpart, and we know that we’re in for a challenging trip. We’ll travel as far as we can by four-wheel drive vehicle, but some of our destinations will require motorcycling miles of mountain trails to villages where no citizen has ever seen a person with white skin. My 28-year-old son, Stephen, and I will be sleeping on the floors of weathered wooden huts that Chin Christians call their homes, eating a lot of rice, and living just like the “least of these” whom we’ve come to serve.
Our primary goal is to offer opportunities for impoverished believers to lift themselves through micro-credit, something we’ve proven to work in other Chin State villages. We’ll also be spending time with Heaven’s Family-sponsored national missionaries who are reaching non-Christian villages with the gospel, and I’ll likely do some nighttime preaching myself in village churches.
Hope to have you along on this journey!