(July 8) Ross and Donna, Mandate Ministries, share greetings – and concerns – from Chiang Mai, northern Thailand…
With a boat load of supplies for the displaced Karen people living in Myanmar, we travelled with our team up-river from the Thailand side to a camp on the Myanmar side.
For decades, the Karen people have been under attack from the Myanmar military. Aerial bombing and ground troop attacks have decimated many of their villages. Many men, women and children have been killed – and now land mines are being placed around churches.
Last week a young boy went to a church to ask for help, stood on a mine and had his leg blown off!(more…)