Dear seafarer's friends, 06/21/09 - 06/27/09
Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. (2Ti. 1:2)
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ships visited this week
3 ships on Monday:
LU XUN, EASTERN GRACE, and SEIJIN - All Chinese; All Chinese; Filipino, Korean, and Japanese. We were on the first ship last Feb. The crew has all been
changed. (see picture, Steven with some of the crew). One Christian on the
second ship, the fitter. I met him on a previous visit on the other ship in
2005. Steve Yeboah took some of the crew to his church. We took the captain
and the second officer to the seafarer's center.
Steve Chao from WHCC came and helped the visitation.
4 ships on Tuesday:
PAC DUBHE, NEW AUSPICIOUS, EASTERN GRACE, and CASSIOPEA -
All Chinese; All Chinese; All Chinese; All Ukrainian. We were on the first two
ships over a year ago. (see picture for me and chief cook on the first ship). A
revisit on the third ship. Steve Yeboah had five converts last night. (see picture
with the three Christians, able seaman on the left, then the fitter, general steward
on the right).
2 ships on Wednesday:
STOLT PEAK, and TRITON HIGHWAY - Filipino, and Russian; Filipino, and
Japanese. Receptive. Blessed the ships.
7 ships on Thursday:
TELMA KOSAN, SAFMARINE TEXAS, OMEGA PRINCE, and TORM
LAURA - All Filipino; Filipino, and Russian; Filipino, and Latvian; Filipino,
and Danish. We were on the second ship over a year ago. Prayed with them and
blessed the crew. Responsive.
PRISCO IRINA, BBC ELBE, and UAL ROTTERDAM - All Russian; Russian,
and German; All Polish. All receptive.
Payton Huang from WHCC came and helped the ministry today.
4 ships on Friday:
NAVIG8 FIDELITY, BERNORA, and STENA CONSUL - All Indian; All
Indian; Indian, Russian, and Croatian. We were on the second ship last April, and
the third ship last May. Two Christians on the first ship, the electric officer, and an able seaman. Two Christians on the second ship, the captain and a motor man.
He was a Hindu, newly became a Christian, because his wife is a Christian. Three
Indian Christians on the third ship, fitter, able seaman, and the third officer. (see
picture with two of them). Prayed with them and blessed the crew.
KANG SHENG - All Chinese. We were on this ship last August. One Christian
on board, the bosun. I prayed with nine crew members. They all receptive. I also
talked to the two captains. questions and answers, for almost four hours. One is
an assistant. There were not much progress. They all had the Scriptures and Jesus
DVD's. I pray that they will read and watch those materials.
1 ship on Saturday:
FORMOSA ELEVEN - All Chinese. We were on this ship last November.
Mostly new crew. Prayed with four of them, and blessed the crew and their
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The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you. (2Ti. 4:22)
Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao