Who we are
The Luke Society provides resources and support for international Christian health visionaries who are passionate about ministering to the needs in their own cultures. Our ministry empowers nationals to share the saving grace of the Gospel through preaching, teaching and healing. Read more about who we are and what we do here.
To participate in God's plan of redemption by following Jesus' example of teaching, preaching and healing (Matthew 9:35-36). Read our Faith Statements.
By Nathan Stob
MATUPI, MYANMAR— Myanmar has been struggling since a Feb. 1 military takeover, pushing back democracy and returning the country to military rule.
Since this coup, hundreds of thousands of protesters have gathered in the streets. Tensions were already running high throughout the country for many reasons, including the 2017 attacks against the Rohingya Muslims, many of whom have now fled to Bangladesh. The situation is complicated. The conflict has even reached the small mountain village of Matupi, home a Luke Society ministry. Ministry director, Rev. Chan Thleng, gives this update:
From the executive director
"Thank you for visiting the Luke Society website. I welcome anyone seeking to better understand the impact of the Luke Society and those who are exploring this ministry for the first time. I hope this website helps you understand clearly the mission of the Luke Society, and gives you a glimpse of how the Kingdom of God is expanding through the work of our ministry partners."
Dr. Wrede Vogel