Saturday, October 31, 2009

10/25/09 - 10/31/09

Dear seafarer's friends, 10/25/09 - 10/31/09

Grace and peace to you from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (2Th. 1:2)

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ships visited this week
2 ships on Monday:
ZEBRA WIND, and STOLT VIKING - All Filipino; All Indian, except one
Filipino. There were total four Christians on the second ship, three Indian, fitter,
motorman, and bosun; and a Filipino fitter. (see picture 1 for the Indian fitter
and I). We prayed and had a good fellowship together. His name is Jose
7 ships on Tuesday:
IKAN PROGRESO - Filipino, and Indian; Filipino, and one Russian; Filipino,
and two Polish; Filipino, and Chinese. We visited the first ship last Sep., the
second ship last Nov. We were on the last ship last Nov. (see picture 2 & 3 for
some of the Chinese crew on the last ship). Prayed with them, gave them the
Scriptures, Jesus DVDs, and Gospel materials. (see picture 4 for some of the
Filipino crew on the third ship). Prayed with them, gave them the materials, and
blessed the crew.
Indian, and African; All Thai; All Russian. We visited the first ship a year ago, the
second ship last May, and the last ship over two years ago. All responsive.
2 ships on Wednesday:
FORMOSA THIRTEEN, and OMODOS - All Chinese; Korean captain, two
Myanmar, and Indian. We were on the first ship eighteen days ago. Captain,
chief engineer, and chief mate, all recognized me. Prayed with a new cadet and
left him with with the Scripture and Jesus movie. (see picture 5 for the happy
faces of the Indian crew on the second ship). Prayed with them, blessed them
and their families.
5 ships on Thursday:
and TAI BAI HAI - All Filipino; All Filipino; Indian, and Filipino; Russian, and
Lithuania; All Chinese. We visited the first ship over two years ago, and we
were on the third ship last Sep. They all knew my face from the previous visit,
this time they wanted to know my name. I prayed with two new seamen, they
all receptive. When I got on the Chinese ship, they were about to sail. Then the
pilot came on board. Thank the Lord, I was still able to talk to the commissar
and prayed with him with the salvation prayer. I also prayed the salvation prayer
with another ordinary seaman.before I left.
3 ships on Friday:
STOLT HILL, MARYLEBONE, and SANAGA - All Filipino; Indian, and
two Filipino; All Chinese. We visited the first ship last Mar. the second ship
over two years ago. (see picture 6 for three Indians watching the Jesus DVD
on the second ship). There were four Indian Christians on this ship, chief
officer, third officer, bosun, and electrician, plus two Filipino Christians, second
engineer, and third engineer. Bosun and I prayed with the Hindus, Blessed
them and their families. We were on the last ship last Apr. There was one
Christian on board, the chief mate. He knew me from the previous visit. He is
signing off for home tomorrow, just finishing his eight months contract. We had
a nice chat. They received the Scriptures, and Jesus DVDs.

One of our ministry board members is promoting Lifeline to Seamen ministry via his 5K road run activity last Saturday. Please click on the link and contribute as God moves you.

For those who are interested in knowing about TWIC, the phone number is (866) 347-8942 The link is

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. (2Th. 3:18)

Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao

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