Dear seafarer's friends, 01/10/10 - 01/16/10
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. (Ro. 1:7)
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
1 ship on Sunday:
PLUTO LEADER - Filipino, and Japanese. The ship is sailing to Brazil. I
delivered a box of Bible to the Seafarer's Center over there. Prayed with
them and gave them the Scriptures and Jesus DVDs.
5 ships on Monday:
AZTEC, INTREPID RELIANCE, SPT CHAMPION, IKAN VERACRUZ,
and PACIFIC FUTURE - All Ecuadorian; All Indian; All Indian; Chinese,
Ghanaian, and Filipino; All Ukrainian. We were on the second ship last Feb.
There were five Christians board, captain, chief cook, second mate, bosun, and
an able seaman. (see picture 1 for part of the crew). We were on the third ship
last Oct. There were six Christians on board, electrician, fourth engineer, second
engineer, second mate, and two motor men. (see picture 2 for some of the crew).
Prayed with them and blessed the ships. We were on the fourth ship last Nov. (see picture 3 for part of the crew we prayed together).
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped visiting the ships today.
6 ships on Tuesday:
ODRA, SCHACKENBORG, SAIMAAGRACHT, and RAVNANGER - All
Polish; Romanian, Polish, and Filipino; Dutch, Russian, and Filipino; Russian,
and Filipino. We visited the second ship last Apr. The crew members have all
been changed since. Prayed with the last two ships. All ships were receptive.
CHAMPION ADRIATIC, and NORGAS TRAVELLER - All Indian; Filipino,
Russian officers, Spanish captain, and one Chinese motor man. We were on the
second ship last Nov. The only Chinese seaman changed to a different one. I
prayed with him and gave him the Scripture and Jesus DVD. There were four
Christians on the first ship, general steward, second mate, one able seaman, and
a motor man. (see picture 4 for two of the crew on the second ship). Prayed
with them and blessed the ships.
5 ships on Thursday:
SOPHIE RICKMERS, ALASKABORG, and FENG SHUN SHAN - All
Myanmar; Dutch, and Filipino; All Chinese. We were on the first ship last Aug.
The captain of the Chinese ship was real nice. I prayed with him and the second
mate. All responsive.
CLIPPER DAISY, and FAIRCHEM CHARGER - All Indian; All Indian. We
were on the first ship last Oct. There was only one Christian on board, the fitter.
There were three Christians on the second ship, the captain, one able seaman,
and one cadet. Prayed with two Hindus and blessed the crew.
3 ships on Friday:
SENTINEL SPIRIT, ATLANTIC MAJESTY, and GENCO MARINE -
Spanish captain and Honduras; Chinese, and Filipino; Chinese, and Filipino.
We visited the first ship over one year ago. The second ship and the last ship
were real open. (see picture 5 for Filipino crew and Chinese crew on the
third ship). We prayed together and blessed the ships. A Chinese seaman
from the second ship asked me why the cross is so important in Christianity. I
told him Jesus was crucified on the cross and rose again after three days, to
show that he was a perfect human and his deity which conquers death. And
prayed the salvation prayer with him.
Payton Huang from WHCC came and helped the ship visitation today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ! Amen. (Ro. 16:27)
Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao