Each year on one day in September or early October, the usually bustling streets in Taiwanese cities become quiet. Bathed in the light of the full moon and paper lanterns that decorate homes, families gather to celebrate the mid-autumn festival. The reality of most Taiwanese families is less sweet and wholesome.
‘Krusa’ means ‘family’ in the Khmer language. This is the name of FEBC Cambodia’s FM channel, whilst its shortwave broadcast is named ‘Voice of Love’. To a nation full of orphans, the longing for family runs deep.
Mon, Pale, Kim Mun, Mien, Nahom, Hmong, Lahu. It doesn’t matter how small the ethnic group or how remote. Jesus sees each one, values each one and wants to reach each one. And FEBC is doing that – letting them hear the Good News of Jesus in their heart languages.
The marginalised of the impoverished. Al-Muhammasheen or “the Marginalised” – this is what the minority people group in Yemen known as the Muhammasheen call themselves. They are the untouchables of Yemeni society and in missional terms, a closed people group. But they are accepted by God. That is the message FEBC’s partners are bringing to them.