By Joel News
JNI 596 - Planting churches is
forbidden in the small Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, but a church planting
movement is now spreading among an exiled Bhutanese community living as
refugees in south easthern Nepal.
The main refugee camp is home to 150,000 Bhutanese exiles - more than 10 percent of the population of
Two church planters, John and
Ashok, both imprisoned for a year or longer for openly testifying about Jesus,
have been exiled and are now living in the overcrowded refugee 'city' of
bamboo, wood and tin huts in Nepal. In the past 18 months they have won many to
Christ and planted 50 informal fellowships among the Bhutanese refugees. DAWN
Also in this edition: Growing 'ecumenism of the heart' in Europe, First prayer mountain in mainland
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