Dear seafarer's friends, 04/11/10 - 04/17/10
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
8 ships on Monday:
CLIPPER TRINIDAD, ARGYROULA, UBC TILBURY, TUBARAO,
SAFMARINE ANGOLA, and BBC GEORGIA - All Filipino; Filipino,
and Romanian; Filipino, and German captain; Filipino, and Greek; Filipino,
and Russian; Filipino, and Russian. We visited the first ship last Feb., the
fifth ship last Dec., the last ship over a year ago. They were all receptive.
BALTIC MERCUR, and JAG LATA - All Russian; All Indian. We visited
the first ship last Jul. There were four Christians on the last ship, fitter,
assistant fitter, pump man, and an able seaman. (See picture 1 for some of
the crew, the able seaman is on the front right).
Someone from FBCC came and helped the ship visitation today.
9 ships on Tuesday:
OVERSEAS SKOPELOS, CLIPPER VICTORY, TORM VENTURE,
SEABOARD PACIFIC, and STENA CALLAS - All Filipino; Filipino, and
Norwegian; Filipino, and Croatian; Filipino, and Polish; Filipino, Greek, and Spanish. We visited the second ship last Dec. Receptive. Prayed with them
and assured their faith in Christ.
BAVARIA, BBC UKRAIN, BBC MISSISSIPPI, and PANAM
PACIFICO - All Russian; All Russian; Russian, and Ukrainian; Myanmar,
and Croatian. We visited the first ship last Feb., the third ship last May. We
were on the last ship last Jul. Responsive. We prayed with the Myanmar
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped the ministry today.
6 ships on Thursday:
FAABORG, RICKMERS JAKARTA, IKAN ALTAMIRA, TAI AN
CHENG, BESIKTAS ORIENT, and ATLANTIC POLARIS - Filipino,
and Russian; Filipino, and one Chinese; Filipino, Chinese, and two Ghanaian;
All Chinese; Turkish; All Indian. We visited the first ship last Dec. We were
on the second ship last Nov., the third ship last Feb. (See picture 2 of the
chief officer). We were on the fourth ship last Oct. (See picture 3 for part of
crew. captain is on the very front). We were on the last ship last Jan. There
were three Christians on board, chief cook, pump man, and electrician. (See
picture 4 & 5, the one wears the white shirt is the chief cook). The second
mate was a Hindu. he asked for an English Holy Bible. I gave it to him with
a Jesus DVD.
Steve Yeboah took 14 seamen from IKAN ALTAMIRA to his church and
they all got saved.
5 ships on Friday:
BERNARDO QUINTANA A., ERNEST N, IKAN ALTAMIRA, GREAT
CREATION, and MAPLE PIONEER - Filipino, and Indian; Filipino, and
Indian; Filipino, Chinese, and two Ghanaian; All Chinese; All Chinese. We
visited the second ship last Oct. A revisited from yesterday on the third ship. A
revisited from last week on the fourth ship. The ship had a little accident that's
why her sailing was delayed. I prayed with them and comforted them a little
bit. There was one Christian on board on the last ship, the chief officer. He
told me there were many hidden Christians on this ship. And truly there was
another seaman said to me that he would soon be a Christian. I just group
them together and prayed the salvation prayer. They all got saved. (See
picture 6 for the whole bunch. The chief officer is the one with the red shirt).
2 ships on Saturday:
CHIPOLBROK MOON, and COS BONNEY - All Chinese; All Chinese.
We were on the first ship last Nov. (See picture 7 for three of the crew. Ooo!
I got his eyes closed). Last ship was in Galveston. (See picture 8, Lu, Yindau
and the ship. See picture 9 for part of the crew). The captain was real nice.
He welcomed us to have dinner on board. The chief officer was very open.
We led him to Christ.
Yindau Lu from HCC came and helped the ship visitation today. We visited
Pastor Tom Malone on the way back to Houston. He gave us this and
wanted us to email to everyone:
Precisely at midnight on April 16, 2010, I, Tom, received this message from
the. He said, "Tell my people that I am coming NOW."
Maranatha! Come quickly, Lord Jesus!
If you haven't received Jesus as your personal Savior, simply pray...
Jesus, I repent of my sins. I believe you died form me and rose again to save
me. I trust in you completely. Amen.
Jesus' coming is closer and closer.
Grace be with you all. (Heb. 13:25)
Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao