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History of the Thai Protestant church

History of the Thai Protestant church

The first Christian presence in Thailand was probably in the 7th century, on the peninsula that is now southern Thailand. This was at a time when the Thai people did not yet exist. The first proven contact of the Thai people with Christianity was in 1553 when Roman Catholic priests entered the country. The Roman […]

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FIRST Northern Thai Missionary

FIRST Northern Thai Missionary

Daniel McGilvary From Wikipedia, Daniel McGilvary (1828-1911) was an American Presbyterian missionary who played an important role in the expansion of Protestantism into northern Thailand. He was born 16 May 1828, in North Carolina, USA and, after a largely informal education, taught school until he entered Princeton Theological Seminary in 1853. He graduated from Princeton […]

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Thai Festivals To Be Contexualised For Kingdom Advancement!

Thai Festivals To Be Contexualised For Kingdom Advancement!

Major Thailand Events & Festivals.SORRY -This page is still under construction *New Year’s Day (1 Jan 09) Thai people celebrate New Year nationwide. However, grand-scale celebrations take place in many areas in Bangkok and major provinces like Chiang Mai, Pattaya, and Phuket. In Bangkok, you can enjoy the exhilarating countdown events on the night of […]

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Lao influence on Northern Thai Buddhist Literature

Lao influence on Northern Thai Buddhist Literature

Introduction In Southeast Asian Buddhist Studies Lao religious literature has generally been ignored in  comparison to the literature of Northern Thailand. When referred to, much of Lao religious literature is seen as a derivative of Northern Thai literature. This view of Lao Buddhist literature as secondary and derivative reveals a tendency in Buddhist Studies to […]

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Northern Thai Cultural Training

Northern Thai Cultural Training

Northern Thai Culture Training Part I. A VILLAGE LIFE: Part I of the study describes the material culture of the villages, the village milieu, houses, villagers’ lifestyles and livelihood. Over the years, modern bungalows have risen alongside the traditional Thai house, but the latter has returned in the 1990s in a new form. Village houses […]

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Thai-Culture Info

Thai-Culture Info

Thailand Travel Information: Thai Cultures Thai culture is a unique variant of many cultures in Asia. Lying between the two great hubs of Asian civilization, China and India, it is not surprising to see the significant traces of Hindu and Chinese cultures in Thai culture, too. Through a long course of times, the Thai people […]

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Thailand News and Information

Thailand News and Information

NTM Country profile…… Kingdom of Thailand The Kingdom of Thailand is an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia. The capital and largest city of Thailand is Bangkok. It is also the country’s center of political, commercial, industrial and cultural activities. The Thai Nation is a constitutional monarchy with King Bhumibol Adulyadej, […]

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The Northern Thai People

The Northern Thai People

Northern Thai People The Tai Yuan People In Thailand The Khon Muang, or People of the Principalities , and is the name most commonly applied by the people of northern Thailand to themselves. In times past they have been referred to variously as the Tai Yuan a name now considered to be somewhat derogatory, and […]

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Northern Thai Missions VISION 2020

Northern Thai Missions VISION 2020

Welcome to our Northern-Thai-Missions Web Office. NTM MISSION! “NTM Network exist to glorify God in His Kingdom by Make-Disciple-Makers that will result in Reproducing Multiplying healthy churches among all the Northern Thai people group.” NTM END-VISION! By faith we ENVISION that by 31st December AD 2020 every Northern Thai city, village and town shall have […]

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