Chinese and Vietnamese New Year!

This Thursday marks the beginning of the week-long Chinese New Year festival when all families gather together!  Vietnam and many other Asian countries have their own celebrations. The week’s excitement includes dragon dances, temple fairs and fireworks! Traditions include lucky decorations, gifts and foods in hopes that the coming year will be full of good luck! 2015 is the year of the goat. Remember …

The Hmong Celebrate July 4th

Across the US, Americans are gathering to celebrate the 4th of July. Many ethnic groups are also celebrating.  St Paul, MN is holding the Hmong Freedom Celebration 34th Annual Sport Festival. The metropolitan area is home to the largest number of Hmong in the USA (40,707 in 2000).  The Hmong were originally from China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Southeast Asia.  Our All Nations …

Unreached People Group in China

Please pray for this  unreached people group: Chongqing Municipality, China has 33 million people and 33 colleges and universities. It is one of the fastest growing urban areas in the world and, by default, one of the fastest growing student population centers in the world. Pray for multiple organizations and local Chinese churches to work humbly together. And pray God …

A Godly Challenge from China!

A dear friend living in China shares Tena’s story: Tena is a smiling Chinese woman who is about 3 feet high with tiny shriveled legs tucked beneath her torso and deformed arms. She gets around by sitting on a piece of wood with tiny wheels and shuffling along with her limited arms. She lives simply – in a very tiny …