Dear seafarer's friends, 10/28/07 - 11/03/07
Grace and peace to you from God our Father. (Col. 1:2)
ships visited this week
7 ships on Monday:
MOUNT ROBSON, WHITE DOLPHINE and MINERVA ANNA - Polish, German, Italian,
Indian, and mainly Filipino. They liked the Jesus DVD, and the passion of the Christ
DVD. There were almost tears in their eyes after they received the blessings.
BBC KARAN, and NS CENTURY - Ukrainian, and Russian. Prayed with a Christian
and an atheist. The Christian received all the Scriptures and materials given them.
MARIBEL - 2 Chinese, 8 Croatian officers, and Filipino. 1 Chinese cadet salvation. He
is so young and vigorous. Prayed for their families.
NORDANA SOPHIE - All Thai. Mostly Buddhist, but 2 accepted Jesus in their hearts.
3 ships on Tuesday:
MANATEE, ARTIS BRIDGE - Indian, Russian and Filipino. Prayed with the seamen
and their families. Spent time with them sharing the Gospel.
YONG XING ZHOU - Chinese. It was so good to see many goold friends. A banquet
feast of Bible materials were laying on a dining room table. Amazingly, each seaman
on board literally lined up to receive their Bible, Scripture portions, tracts, Christian
literature, cassettes, DVD's and DC's. The captain and chief engineer received Jesus,
many others followed too. .
5 ships on Wednesday:
ORION HIGHWAY, JO BETULA, and INDUSTRIAL DOLPHIN - Mainly Filipino,
Japanese, Ukrainian, and Coratian. Prayed with them, blessed their families and their
SYRENA, and OCEAN TWINS - Mainly Indian, and Ukrainian. 3 Christians on the 1st
ship; 4 Christians on the 2nd ship, 2 Indians and 2 Ukrainians. One Indian Christian
Christian insisted to pray for my neck. I accepted his concern. His name is Michael. 2
5 ships on Thursday:
TVERSKOY BRIDGE - Russian. Someone knew us from the previous visit. That surely
means a lot to our works in Christ.
INTEGRITY, and MAX JACOB - Bulgarian, German, Latvian, and mainly Filipino. They
were longing for somebody remember their families especially in prayer.
CARIBBEAN FRONTIER - Chinese. We were on this ship just last September 19, only
6 weeks ago. 1 new crew member. 4 salvations including the new comer. Stayed on
the ship for over 2 hours. Trying to help them to know Jesus and His salvation more.
JOSE BRIGHT - Burmese. 1 Christian, who is a beacon of light. Others said that he is
a genuine Christian.
7 ships on Friday:
AMANDA C, VELOS, WINDSOR CASTLE, OVERSEAS CYGNUS, and BALSA 73 -
Mainly Filipino, Russian, Greek, Ukrainian, Romanian, Italian, Croatian, and Indian.
Some have the Bible in their rooms, some don't. The Bibles given away according to
their needs, and the gospel booklets according to their own languages.
APHRODITE LEADER, and NAVAGA - Indian, and mainly Russian. They were so
hunger about the God's Word, especially the female chief cook.
Pastor Malone's note: "The Lord is teaching me to rest in His presence through the Scriptures and prayers. As the Lord is strengthening my heart, I'm learning His character and totally relying upon His love and faithfulness."..
Grace be with you. (Col. 4:18)
Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao