Four Miao Tribes with Ms Ma Liqin kneeling (left). Photo: CCC/TSPM
“The Lord is my shepherd; I have everything I need.” (Psalms 23:1, GNT). Never in all my years as a Christian has this promise been so real to me until I started Bible School training.
My name is Ma Liqin and I am 21 years old in 2010. I belong to the ethnic Big Flowery Miao (also known as A-Hmao) group. Most of our people live on the mountains in the northwest Guizhou province of China. My people group is the Miao tribe who has the privilege of getting the entire Bible translated into our native mother tongue in 2009 with the help of the United Bible Societies. According to some estimates, Christianity is the primary religion of my people group forming 80% of the whole population (source: Operations China
I come from a Christian family, every Sunday I join my parents and extended family members to worship God in our village church. In my own small way, I tried to serve fellow believers in the area of hospitality.
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