Dear seafarer's friends, 09/21/08 - 09/27/08
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Phm. 3)
ships visited this week
4 ships on Monday:
FORMOSA ELEVEN - All Chinese. We were on this ship last April. Many crew had changed including the
captain. There was one Catholic seaman on board. The chief cook was very nice. He invited us to stay and
have dinner so we did. We had both group evangelism and personal evangelism on board. Many were willing
to accept Jesus as their friend and to say "Jesus is in my heart." God's Word were planted.
CAPTAIN JOHN NP, and HELLENIC SEA - Filipino, and Croatian; Filipino, and Greek. Delivered the
Scriptures, Jesus DVDs and prayed with crew.
CED FUTURE - All Russian. Receptive.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped visiting the vessels. Praise the Lord..
15 ships on Tuesday:
REINA ROSA, ATLANTIC SPIRIT, NORA, MARNEBORG, GENCO WARRIOR, FFEDERAL PATROLLER,
UAL MALONGO, ALIAKMON, UAL HOUSTON, and BBC WESER - All Filipino; All Filipino; Filipino, and
Croatian; Filipino, and Russian; Filipino, and Indian; Filipino, and Polish; Filipino, and Russian; Filipino,
Russian, and Greek; Filipino, Ukrainian, and one of the countries in African; Filipino, Sri Lanka, Russian,
Ukrainian, and Maldivian. Prayed and blessed the Christians on the ships. Gave away the DVDs and CDs.
VICTORIA, AZOV WIND, and UAL MEXICO - All Romanian; All Georgian; All Polish. Receptive.
CHEMICAL MARKETER, and NORD OBSERVER - All Indian. The first ship had 4 Christians. A Hindu
wanted me to pray for his marriage because he has a Christian girl friend. The second ship had 10
Christians on board. One Christian wanted me to pray for his family. Scriptures of various languages had
4 ships on Wednesday:
NORD SINGAPORE - All Chinese. Lots opportunities to share the Gospel. There was one Buddhist
resisted to take the Gospel material. Most of them were open and interested in our sharing of the faith
and the Scriptures.
SCF NEVA, and BROTHER GLORY - All Russian; Russian, Ukrainian, Indian, and Montenegro.
Responsive with prayer. Delivered the Scriptures and Jesus DVDs.
NAVIG8 STEALTH - All Indian. 6 Christians on board. Prayed with the Christians and Hindus. One Christian
wanted us to pray for his wife and his 6 years daughter, just to have a healthy family.
Pastor Jonathan Chiu from Formosan Evangelical Church came and helped the ministry.
5 ships on Thursday:
SHRIKE, and SMARAGD - Filipino, and Romanian; Filipino, and Russian. Prayed and blessed the crew as
PANAM ATLANTICO - Myanmar, and Croatian. One Myanmar Christian on board. Gave them the Jesus
DVDs, and English Christian songs in CD.
BERGE NANTONG - All Indian. 6 Christians on board including the chief cook. He was real nice, and
wanted me to pray for his family. Prayed with some Hindus too.
ZENITH EXPLORER - All Chinese. I had a chance to have a personal evangelism with the captain. He made
decision to come to the Lord. He is only 40 years old. Pray for the education of his only child.
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you spirit. (Phm. 25) Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao