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News about what is going on in the continent of Asia from a mission’s perspective.

Singapore is a relatively new country. A former British colony, it gained independence from Malaysia in 1965. At the time of independence, Singapore would have been considered a third-world country. Through strong leadership and multiple government programs, Singapore quickly developed into the modern, first-world country it is today.  Singapore is a city-state meaning the whole...
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     The one thing that impressed me the most when I first arrived in China was the masses of people. It is not like I had never been in a large crowd before, but in China the large crowds are everywhere you go. You might as well abandon the love of personal space if...
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Who: Eric and Rebekah Elrod have been serving as church planting missionaries to India with Vision Baptist Missions since 2015. They are members of Vision Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. They have two children: Olivia and Emilia. Status: The Elrod family returned to the USA earlier this year for a short furlough. In the midst...
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Too Close for Comfort Kinmen Island is only about 3km off the shores of China. It is so close that one might think it was part of the Mainland, but it is, in fact, an island of Taiwan.  For people like Aidan Ellis-Patterson, an Australian English teacher working on the island, the possibility of a...
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A recent article published by lifesitenews.com explains some new regulations that the Chinese Communist Party may enact as a means of choking out foreign religious influence in China. The Chinese State Administration for Religious Affairs drafted the new law that enforces greater restrictions on religious activities carried out by foreigners and exacts certain punishments for...
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Who: Kanon and Nancy Bloom have been serving as church planting missionaries to China with Vision Baptist Missions since 2015. They are members of Vision Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. Status: The Bloom family returned to the USA earlier this year for a short furlough. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, China closed its...
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China Says All Canadians in Hong Kong at Risk The Free Republic reports on October 7th, 2020,  that threats came from Bejing’s ambassador to Canada, Cong PeiWu, over Canada’s willingness to protect political activists in Hong Kong. The move to shelter these activists came after the Chinese Communist Party in recent months enacted the new...
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Who: John and Alisha Walz have been serving as church planting missionaries to China/Taiwan with Vision Baptist Missions since 2013. They are members of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Logan, OH. They have three children: Ian, Eli, and Liam. Status: The Walz family returned to the field earlier this year after being delayed because of the...
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Who: Paul and Amber Taube have been serving as church planting missionaries to Nepal with Vision Baptist Missions since 2012. They are members of Grace Baptist Church in Middletown, OH. They have three children: Jolynn, Shepherd, and Margaret. Status: The Taube family has been on the field for the entirety of 2020, which means they...
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China Threatens War Threats of war against Taiwan have been the rhetoric coming from the Chinese news media lately and from the Communist Party Leader himself, Xi JinPing. The warnings came as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, visited the region on Oct. 6th making comments affirming the strong ties the U.S. will maintain with...
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