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Chinese Church Growth Based on Prayer

In 1949, George Roy and Elizabeth Wood, an American missionary couple serving in northwest China and Tibet, were forced to leave the area. A local leader named Pastor Mung took over the church of 200 people. The Woods returned to America and by 1985 both of them had passed away without ever knowing what had happened to the church they started.

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JOHN RAJA

May 27, 2015  12:55pm

Our God is a prayer-hearing and prayer-answering God, who delights to hear and answer our prayers.

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JD Granger

September 13, 2014  9:54am

Perfect on the importance of prayer for church

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