Dear seafarer's friends, 12/02/07 - 12/08/07
Grace, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior. (Tit. 1:4)
11/30: 6 ships.
INGRID OLDENDORFF, STOLT HERON, BOW AMERICAS, BELUGA EVALUATION,
and NIPPON STAR - Russian, Maldivian, and mainly Filipino. They took the Word of
God including the strict Muslims from the Maldive islands. We are careful to personally
give the seamen Scriptures so as not to waste any. We are accountable to God for
His Word as ministers of the Gospel.
FURIA R - Russian, Burmese and 1 Nigerian. The Nigerian and some of the Burmese
were known from previous ships. Prayed and blessed them and their families. 1
Burmese humbly prayed to received the Prince of Peace.
ships visited this week
2 ships on Monday:
DESH BHART - All Indian. 6 Christians. It always so happy to see Christians on
board. They often times got a little bit more Christian materials than others. Prayed
with four Hindus to ask Jesus to coming into their hearts to be their Lord and Savior.
LIAN XING HU - All Chinese. This is the first time this ship's been to Houston. Prayed
with six people including the captain and the chief engineer. You can feel the exciment
and the possibilities coming from the captain's heart.
10 ships on Tuesday:
FORTUNE EPOCH - Korean captain and Filipino crew. Revisit.
BOW CHEETAH, AURORA SAPPHIRE, and IKARUGA - Filipino. Met a born again
Christian on the first ship. It's different to feel it.
J DUCKLING - Indian, and Russian. We were on this ship this year. Prayed with one Hindu to receive Jesus.
MAERSK CONSTELLATION - American. Blessed their families.
RICKMERS SEOUL - 1 Chinese cadet, German, Ukrainian, and Filipino. Prayed with
the Chinese cadet to received Jesus. Please pray for his faith in Jesus.
PIRGOS - Bulgarian, Romanian, and Ukrainian. Receptive.
ZEYNEP A - Turkish. Prayed with one third officer. His English is good enough to
NIPPON STAR - Greek, and mainly Filipino. Revisit. The ship was here last March.
4 ships on Thursday:
BBC MISSISSIPPI, and BBC NORDLAND - Russian, Ukrainian, and German. We still
gave out the Scriptural materials as the Chriastmas presents.
JO SELJE - Dutch, and Filipino. Prayed with the Filipino Christian as usual.
HONESTY OCEAN - All Chinese. The captain is a baptized Christian, he took a lot of
the Bible materials. 4 others prayed the salvation prayer including the chief engineer.
This ship is going to New orleans.
4 ships on Friday:
TORM THYRA, and GASCHEM BALTIC - Danish, German, Polish, and Filipino. There
were appreciations from those ships as the Scriptural materials were given out.
CIELO DI VAIANO - Indian, Russian, Ukrainian, and Bengalese. There were 7
Christians on board. Prayed with 1 Hindu to receive Jesus. He speaks Hindi. And
prayed with 1 Christian. His wife is 4 months pregnent, the second one.
TIKHVIN - Russian. Receptive as they got the gospel bookets and the Jesus DVDs.
Greet those who love us in the faith. Grace be with you all. (Tit. 3:15)
Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao