The Chin Heritage Foundation

Our Purpose

To build up the Body of Christ among the Chin People through education, printed and online materials, and conferences that promote their history as Chins and as Christians.  

Our Projects

Publishing new and out-of-print books on the Christian heritage of the Chin people

Building a Chin museum, education, and resource center in Columbus Junction, Iowa

Contacting the descendants of pioneering missionaries to the Chin to recover their incredible stories

Collecting historical artifacts from the early days of the evangelization of the Chin

Our Leadership

Pastor Mark A. Robinette

President of Mission To Myanmar and Pastor of Foundation Church of Mount Sterling, Ohio

Rev. Benjamin Sang Bawi

President of the Mid-American Chin Christian Fellowship and Pastor of the Carson Chin Baptist Church of Columbus Junction, Iowa

Rev. John Van Nun Tluang

Pastor of Emmanuel Chin Baptist Church in Columbus, Ohio and former lecturer for the Gospel for Asia Bible College 

Kenneth Van Bik, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Comp. Lit., and Linguistics at California State University, Fullerton with a Ph.D. in linguistic studies from the University of California at Berkeley

Rev. Sui Hei

Pastor of  the Carson Chin Baptist Church in Columbus Junction, Iowa, future site of the Chin Heritage Foundation Museum

Rev. Hai Vung Lian (deceased)

Pastored Emmanuel Chin Baptist Church of Columbus, Ohio and was instrumental in founding the Chin Heritage Foundation. Pastor Lian went to be with the Lord on April 26, 2021 after a long battle with COVID-19. This foundation carries on his legacy to the Chin people.

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