Touching Asia is an evangelistic ministry dedicated to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ through serving, helping and healing in the name of Jesus. This is done through equipping believers through seminars and Bible school training programs, evangelistic and healing ministry, and on-going support and partnership with church-planters. Emphasis is also given to the fight against poverty, trafficking and social injustice. This is the heart of Touching Asia – to reach out and change lives.

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Let’s build the wall

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We just shared the good report from Orissa in India how they have baptized 1,631 people in the last 9 months.  They are working with small means ministering in towns and villages in the rural areas. Right now there is a great need to build a compound wall around the farm where the Christian school S:t Erikas outside Sundergarh. The school started four years ago and now have five grades 1-5. They have more than 100 students. They also serve meals to more than 300 kids on a daily basis. They also train adults in different crafts like sewing and woodcarving…

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STUNNING PROGRESS – NEW LIFE AND PEACE

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FRIENDS OF TOUCHING ASIA Our brothers and sisters in Orissa India are doing a fantastic work with very small means. The ministry started 1997 shortly after I met Pastor Pratap and we decided to work together. We started with five evangelists/pastors in one district but are now in ten districts of the state. When you know the background of the work there (one of the most difficult areas in India where they have suffered much persecution and even being killed) it is really fascinating to see the growing power of the Gospel. For many years they have faithfully been ministering…

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KUALA LUMPUR – THE MIDNIGHT CHURCH

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MYSELF WITH PASTOR ZAW LIN AUNG AND PASTOR SARAH A couple of days ago I finished four days of ministry in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia and I am now back in Sweden. I was away three weeks in Nepal, Singapore and Malaysia and I just felt I have to write something extra about Kuala Lumpur. It was the first time for me to minister among the more than 1 million Burmese people living in Malaysia. EIGHT HUNDRED PEOPLE COME FOR THE MIDNIGHT SERVICES Pastor Zaw Lin Aung was converted 1996 in one of our first conferences we held in Yangon twenty years…

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IF NOT US, WHO? IF NOT NOW, WHEN?

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 “Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute.  Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy.”  Proverbs 31:8-9 “God’s commandment for his children was to first love God wholeheartedly and to love people.  So, how do you show love to people you don’t know?  How do you show love to the poor, abused and enslaved? How do you empathize with those who are suffering when you don’t know what it means to truly suffer? Kelly Nesvold, a native Minnesotan man, is showing us how to make a difference. Upon…

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Thirty-Eight Years On

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24 August 2016   Thirty-eight years on In August thirty-eight years ago exactly at this time, I was sitting in a truck with a group of other young people traveling overland from Belgium to the Indian Subcontinent. We had just started off on a very long journey that were to take us from central Europe through the Balkans into the Middle East passing the nations of Turkey, Iran and entering into Afghanistan from where we took the Grand Trunk Road from Kabul all the way to Calcutta, India.  It was a tiring but an amazing trip and I can easily…

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174 New Students – Great excitement

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1 June 2016 1 JUNE – 174 STUDENTS –  GREAT EXCITEMENT – A BIG DAY FOR FGBTC Today is a big day in Yangon as the new school-year starts for Full Gospel Bible Training Centre (FGBTC) in Yangon, Myanmar. FGBTC is bigger than ever. 174 students have been admitted for this school-year although many more applied but there is no more place for them. The expectations and excitement is so great for this new year.                               We have seen over the past twenty years how the…

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