But the darkness would not last. The Khmer Rouge was a brutal regime that ruled Cambodia, under the leadership of Marxist dictator Pol Pot, from 1975 to 1979. Christian History 1654-1675; Christian History 1683-1696; Christian History 1700 to 1799. The missionary finds it hard to meet the eyes of the new convert. The first civilization in the area arose about … However farming was introduced into Cambodia about 2,300 BC. History. However, Buddhism was brought to Cambodia as early as the 5th century AD from the influence of Hindu trading merchants and the Mon kingdoms. The best articles from Christianity Today on Cambodia.

Christianity After Year Zero. As Christianity took root in Cambodia in the early 20th century, war, genocide and persecution removed almost all trace of God’s work. The Christian Faith Comes to Cambodia.

The first farmers in Cambodia used stone tools but from about 1,500 BC the Cambodians used tools and weapons made from bronze. Angkor Wat is the largest Hindu temple in the world – dedicated to Vishnu.
Cambodia is unlikely to repeat the South Korean economic miracle, but the economy is growing rapidly and for the first time in their history ordinary Cambodians can hope for a future radically better than their past. God resurrected his church, and light is pouring in. This regime very nearly crippled the church and the struggle to heal the wounds will take time.

Hindu was actually the main religious influence for many years of the Khmer Empire, with only a couple of Buddhist Kings ruling. Cambodians who have turned to Jesus Christ from Buddhism or animism … The history of the Cambodian church is a story of periods of growth alternating with periods of persecution. See the timeline below to view the growth of the church in Cambodia and OMF’s part in advancing the gospel there. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. The needs for evangelism and church planting in this war-ravaged country remain great.

Hudson Taylor may have entered China’s provinces in 1865, but the gospel got there 1500 years earlier. The Christian Church in Cambodia. Christian History 1800-1838; Christian History 1839-1864; Christian History 1879-1892; Christian History 1900 to 1999.

More than 75 percent of Cambodia’s 14,000 villages do not yet have any Christian presence.
And a small but growing minority see Christianity as the key to that future. Christian History 1700-1738; Christian History 1739-1780; Christian History 1797; Bibliography; Christian History 1800 to 1899. Our Ministry Focus in Cambodia Facts & History of Cambodia Religion & Christianity in Cambodia

Home / OMF Content Feed / History / The History of Christianity in Asia. Nonetheless, Christians in Cambodia number less than 2 percent of the population. The first humans in Cambodia were Stone Age hunters and gatherers. Christian news and views about Cambodia.