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{Prayers for Taiwan} Bringing Life to a Culture of Death

A Culture of Death Search for "Taiwan + abortion" on Google, and you will find titles like "Taiwan's Astonishing Abortion Rate," "Abortions Exceed Births," and "Taiwan has up to 500,000 Abortions in 2010"--titles that depict a culture where choosing death is an astonishingly ordinary occurrence. Most of these online articles were published in the last six… Continue reading {Prayers for Taiwan} Bringing Life to a Culture of Death

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{Prayers for Taiwan} Qing Ming Jie (清明節) or Tomb Sweeping Day

There's a national holiday this weekend in Taiwan, and if you've lived in the western world all of your life, it's one that you've probably never heard of:  Qing Ming Jie (清明節), literally "Clear Bright Festival," or more commonly known as Tomb Sweeping Day.

Tomb Sweeping Day actually resembles the U.S.A.'s Memorial Day as it is a day to remember those who have passed away.  It is a time for families to come together to honor their deceased loved ones and a time for the nation to pay tribute to important leaders of the past.

This holiday dates back centuries and is rooted in Chinese religious beliefs and customs...

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{Prayers for Taiwan} Bai-bai (拜拜) & Ghost Month (鬼月)

I've decided to write a series of blog posts entitled "Prayers for Taiwan" about Taiwan's culture and religion and the spiritual needs of the people.  Taiwan is a country in desperate need of the Gospel.  In fact, OMF, a mission organization with a strong presence in Taiwan, states that "Taiwan is recognised as the only… Continue reading {Prayers for Taiwan} Bai-bai (拜拜) & Ghost Month (鬼月)