Dear seafarer's friends, 12/28/08 - 01/03/09
Grace and peace to you from God our Father. (Col. 1:2)
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End Time Harvest in 2009
- We thank God for the manifold blessings in 2008.
Be thankful for life, health, family, work, and above all, our faith in the Lord Jesus
Christ. Faith in Jesus makes life worth living. Without faith it's imporsibles to please
God. - So we begin 2009 with great anticipation and expectations. Trust God and have
faith in Jesus will overcome any obstacles we may encounter this year.
- We want to extend a very peaceful and prosperous new year to our seafarering
friends. May God protect you and your families. Keep you in good health and help
you to have a closer relationship with Jesus Christ.
- On Dec. 17 God revealed to Pastor Malone that in 2009 we'll witnes an
UNPRECEDENTED "END TIME HARVEST"
Thank God that we'll be participtants in this world wide harvest of souls. The fields
are ripe for the harvesting.
ships visited this week
9 ships on Monday: CHONG MING, YONG AN 2, FORMOSA FOURTEEN, and CLIPPER
SENTOSA - All Chinese. All revisits except the last one was an initial visit. We
delivered the monthly Chinese Christian newspaper for them to read, and took
some pictures with them. See attachment, the Christian cadet on FORMOSA
FOURTEEN is right in the middle. GAS DIANA, IZOLA, TRANS CATALONIA, and DELAWARE TRADER -
Filipino, and Japanese; Filipino, Croatian, Indian, and Yugoslavian; Norwegian,
Romanian, and Polish; American. Receptive.
BLUE MASTER - Myanmar, and Polish. No Myanmar Christian on board. Still,
we gave them the Jesus DVDs, the Gospel booklets, and we gave the captain a
Myanmar Bible. They all willingly accepted. We prayed with the two Polish
Christians and blessed the ship.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and help the ministry today. He said he'll come
back on Thursday.
3 ships on Wednesday: CLIPPER OCEANICA - All Indian. Three Christians on board. We prayed
with four seamen. Three of them were willing to receive Jesus.
GENCO WISDOM, and CLIPPER SENTOSA - All Chinese. An initial visit on
the first ship. We were on it last Aug. A revisit on the second ship. The captain
and five others were baptized at Steve Yeboah's church last night. Four more
crew members were added to the list of the converters. The man who doesn't want us to know his name came from FBCC and helped
the ministry today.
3 ships on Thursday:
CLIPPER CARIBE - Croatian, Ukrainian, and Myanmar. One Myanmar
Christian. Very receptive.
GENCO WISDOM, and TOP WING - All Chinese. A revisit on the first ship.
Most of them knew me from the previous visits especially the General Steward. I
planned to go back tomorrow. It was very open on the second vessel. The
captain and the chief engineer both accepted the Lord as their Savior after I
shared the Gospel with them separately in their own cabinets. The commissar was
a little bit resistant but when the time comes he will receive the Lord too.
Steven Chao came back and visited the ship with me again. Today is the New
Year's Day.8 ships on Friday: UBC SAVANNAH, BBC ARAMIS, DOVER STRAIT, GOLDEN EYE, and
RICKMERS HAMBURG - All Filipino; Filipino, and Russian; Filipino, and
Russian; Filipino, Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, and Romanian; Filipino, Russian,
Ukrainian, Polish, Romanian, and German. We visited the first ship in Jun.
2006, the last ship in last Aug. They were all very responsive.
HENG CHANG, and GENCO WISDOM - All Chinese. The captain of the first
ship was hestative to pray with me after I preached to him. And this was another
revisit on the second ship. We took both the chief cook and the second cook to
Best Buy. They were both accepted the Lord during my previous visits. The
second cook said that he dad known me since 2004. We strengthened their faith
and planned to come back again.
MARIE RICKMERS - Myanmar, and one Russian. Two Myanmar Christians
and one Russian Othodox. Very receptive.
Payton Huang from WHCC college group came and helped the ministry today.
7 ships on Saturday:
BBC ECUADOR, UAL CYPRUS, FEDERAL POWER, and UAL ANTWERP
- Polish, and Ukrainian; Polish, and Dutch; Polish, Filipino, and Croatian; Polish,
Filipino, Ukrainian, and Romanian. The UAL ships are regular ships coming into
CLIPPER SENTOSA, and TOP RICH - All Chinese. A revisit on the first ship.
They all have shot pass. We just asked them if they could come to church with us tomorrow. We shared the Gospel with the captain on the second ship. He was
ready and willing to receive Jesus as his personal Lord and Savior. Praise the
Lord. We took a picture with some of the crew on this ship. See attachment.
Benjamin Tseng from FBCC and Alex Wu from WHCC came and helped the ministry today.
Grace be with you. (Col. 4:18)
Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao