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Praise and Prayer Requests – Nov 2017

Please pray that both Nought and Ta grow strong in their new faith. Pray for Nought to be set free in Christ.   The ministry team from the Glenview Alliance Church (Glen Rock, PA) arrives on November 2. They will be with us two weeks engaged in a variety of ministries to help advance His kingdom here in Baan Paeo.  Pray for God’s protection and blessing on the team’s ministry.   Please continue to pray for all the preparations for the Christmas outreaches. We will be going into a local high school on Friday December 22 to share the true […]

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A lady named Jim (and an evangelist named Nun)

Jim and Nun

“God is using my shop again!” Nun excitedly told me.  “I have prayed for the people on this street between my shop and the fresh market every day for the last year and God is starting to move!”  Indeed people were starting to stop by Nun’s hair salon again and ask questions about the Lord.  She was putting up more Bible verses in various spots around the room and laying out more Gospel literature for people to take.   Nun was most thrilled that a lady named Jim was starting to show an interest in the Lord.  They have known each […]

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Praise and Prayer Request – October 2017

We will have a short term ministry team from the Glenview Alliance Church (Glen Rock, PA) with us from November 2 – 14. Pray as we continue to make the plans and as the team prepares.  We will be taking the team into one of the local elementary schools for an English Outreach with 300 fourth, fifth and sixth grade children.  Our church member, Teacher Ju, teaches English at this school.  Pray that God prepares hearts and that God will use this team to advance His kingdom here.   Please pray as we also begin to prepare for the Christmas […]

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Thai Mother’s Day Outreach Video

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Praise God for our Thai Mother’s Day outreach on August 13, 2017.  We hope you enjoy the video of the event.

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Thai Mother’s Day Outreach

The children came early, full of excitement and all dolled up with a little stage make-up.  We were going to celebrate Thai Mother’s Day (celebrated August 12 each year).  After almost two months of practice, the children were more than ready for the two songs they were going to present that Sunday morning.  Now, would the moms come? We had been encouraging our Saturday Kid’s Club children to invite their moms.  “My mom’s not free.”  “My mom won’t come.” Was what I had been hearing.  Several children told me, “I don’t have a mom – my grandma takes care of […]

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Mahapawn Baan Paeo Church Dedication Celebration – August 27, 2017

Praise God for the church dedication celebration of the Mahapawn Baan Paeo Church.  Everything went very smoothly.  Thank you for praying.  In the morning, 28 members from our mother church, the Mahapawn Living Water Church, joined us for a joint worship service.  Pastor Sukprasan, the mother church pastor, brought his worship team and led the service.  Ed preached the message from the Word.  It was so good to fellowship with our mother church members again.  Ed and I had been privileged to help with planting that church from 2007-2014.  We all enjoyed fellowship lunch together then started to prepare for […]

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Praise and Prayer Requests – September 2017

Praise God for Sittichai, a third year Bangkok Bible School student who has joined us for weekend ministry. The Lord sent him to us the weekend before our big dedication service, just in time to help with so many logistics of handling such a crowd.  We are impressed by this young man’s dedication to serve the Lord.  He comes to Baan Paeo Friday night and stays at the church through Sunday afternoon.  He has classes Tuesday through Friday.  Please pray for him that God will bless his ministry and his studies.   After our dedication service, the assistant mayor of […]

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Spiritual Hunger

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Nok and her husband Roong had asked Jesus to be their Savior this past Christmas.  But due to the nature of their work, building concrete roads, their attendance at church has been sporadic.  “When we are pouring the concrete, we have to finish, we can’t take a break.  And sometimes we are under a deadline and don’t dare take a break either,” they explained.  Nok was “revived” after the short term team from River Valley Alliance Church came at the end of June.  We took several people from the team to visit them at their worksite.  Nok was able to […]

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He saw the church sign…

On Saturday, July 2, the Mahapawn Baan Paeo church sign was attached on the third floor balcony railing.  The three story building we are renting is already quite prominent; located at the center of town, right where the largest bridge crosses over the main canal that runs through the town.  It is very visible from both the road and the canal.  We are also located right where almost every car and motorcycle seems to pass by during rush hour.  It is the short cut to drive under the bridge.  Then we painted the building “apricot cream” which made it stand […]

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Praise and Prayer Requests – August 2017

Please pray for our Thai Mother’s Day outreach on August 13.  The Saturday kid’s club children will join with the children that attend on Sunday to do a special presentation for their mothers.  We are encouraging the children to invite their mothers, grandmothers, aunts or other significant “mothers” in their lives.  Pastor Sukprasan’s wife Eve will be sharing the message that day.   We will have our church dedication on Sunday afternoon, August 27.  The Mahapawn Living Water Church (our mother church) will be joining in the celebration as well as our District President and Field Director.  Please pray as […]

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