Cent. Asia

Cent. Asia · 23. April 2013
A Possibly Historic Breakthrough ------------------------------------------------------- Has something significant happened in Mongolia? M o s c o w -- At least in terms of percentages, Protestant mission in what may be the world’s coldest and sunniest country qualifies as an incredible success story. Starting with between four and 40 believers in 1990 (numbers vary), Protestants in Mongolia are now said to number at least 50.000 in 500 local congregations. The “Mongolian Evangelical...
Cent. Asia · 23. August 2011
Searching for a Peaceful Graveyard ---------------------------------------------------------------------- For Kyrgyz Protestants, the future remains full of questions Bad Blankenburg/Germany – No ethnic-Kyrgyz Christian has been a believer for more than two decades, yet already 20% of the country’s Baptists are Kyrgyz. But where are these new believers in Christ to be buried? The nation’s customs dictate that the deceased be buried in the vicinity of their relatives. Yet those confessing...