On Feb.21-23,2011, 90 leaders from many churches in Myanmar gathered in Education Center of the Blind in Yangon, to attend three days National Transformation & 4/14 window Leadership Seminar. This transformation seminar was arranged by a team from YWAM and coordinated by Mr. Peter Saw.
The leaders who were present in this meeting come from more than 45 different churches background and denominations. Most of them are involved in children ministries in Myanmar.
Peter Saw opened the session by sharing a topic which was taken from Scriptures in Ester 4:14 and Isa. 43:19. Then he covered the topics below:
Mr. Toyditz Cosico from Philippines shared the topics of raising up a leader form 4/14 window to transform the world. He covered the topics below:
Stig & Lill Skaran from Norway shared the topic of restoring the family.
The foundation to see the nation to be transformed is to restore the family. In Myanmar children are taken away form their parents too early to live with others or kept in the so called orphanages for different reasons. We need to consider and do what is the best for the child? Institutions (boarding Home, Orphanages, etc) are supposed to be the last place to keep the child there. The children need their parents.
Mother Teaser was asked by world leaders when she took the peace prize in Norway. They asked, "Can you advice to all of us how to develop for the world peace?" She replied "Go Home and love your family"
They ended their session with Nehemiah 4:14 " Fight for the Family"
Jimmy Tawaluyan from Indonesia shares the story of Transformation - 7 spheres of the society.
At the closing day, all the leaders made commitment before God and one another that we will protect children in our family and our community. We will value them as God see them. And prepare them, train them the way they should be and know their calling in life and releasing them in His kingdom. Our Mandate as Christians is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever by using our gifts, resources and talents in blessing others.