A Christian leader, Mr Tiang, died on 20 September of complications from diabetes, which worsened while he was in prison in Laos.
Mr Tiang was imprisoned in June 2014, along with four others, for “treating a person without an official license, causing her to die.” (For more information, see: www.vom.com.au/laos-christians-cleared-of-murder-convicted-on-new-charges/)
Mr Tiang spent more than nine months in prison without receiving any medical treatment for his diabetes. Upon his release in March 2015, he was immediately taken to the hospital and later died. Pray for his wife, Bow, and six adult children, who may face continued pressure from authorities.
Source: The Voice of the Martyrs USA
- Uphold Mr Tiang’s grieving family; pray the Lord’s ministering presence will be felt and will provide much comfort, strength and protection.
- Pray Mr Tiang’s death may not be in vain but will spur on believers to stay faithful to their Saviour even through severe trials.
- Pray for the authorities in Laos; may the Lord use the witness of His children to cause many to ask questions and come to a knowledge of Christ.