Dear seafarer's friends, 05/02/10 - 05/08/10
Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Father's
son, will be with us in truth and love. (2 Jn. 3)
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
10 ships on Monday:
STAR EAGEL, LOVELY LADY, ICE VICTORY, BANGKOK
HIGHWAY, MALENA, and ODRA - All Filipino; Filipino, and Greek;
Filipino, and Indian; Filipino, and Bulgarain; Filipino, and Polish; All Polish.
We visited the first ship last Dec. They wanted us to go back on Thursday
evening to have a Bible Study on board. (See picture 1 for part of the
crew). (See picture 2 for Fred and the third mate). (See picture 3 for some
of the crew on the second ship). We visited the last ship last Jan. All
SKAFTAFELL, ATLANTIC NYALA, NS POWER, and CHEMBULK
WESTPORT - All Russian; All Russian; All Russian; All Myanmar. All
8 ships on Tuesday:
LEONORA KOSAN, BOW SAGA, MAERSK MATSUYAMA, RUTH
SCHULTE, STOLT SUN, and DELTA PIONEER - All Filipino; All Filipino;
All Filipino; Filipino, and Russian; Filipino, and Russian; Filipino, and Greek.
We visited the fifth ship last Oct. (See picture 4 for some of the crew on the
first ship). (See picture 5 for some of the crew on the second ship). (See
picture 6, & 7 for part of the crew on the last ship).
VALCADORE, and CALEDONIA - Italian, and Indian; All Polish. We
visited the second ship over a year ago. There were four Indian Christians on
the first ship, chief cook, one able seaman, one ordinary seaman, and one
cadet. (See picture 8 for part of the Indian crew). We prayed with them, they
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped the ministry today.
3 ships on Thursday:
OVERSEAS SEXTANS, ATLANTIC SYMPHONY, and STAR EAGLE
Filipino, Russian, and Chinese; Indian, and Myanmar; All Filipino. We visited
the last ship day before yesterday. Because Fred speaks Tagalog, we conducted
a Bible Study on board. We used the Gospel material "The Bridge- Lesson 6 -
Jesus is the only way." And we finished the test. They all responsive and raised
their hands to confirmed their faith in Jesus Christ. (See picture 9, & 10 for the
church on the sea - a prelude). The captain said that he liked to start a Bible
study group like this later on. I will give him the material 'The Bridge". There
was only one Indian Christian on the second ship, an able seaman. There were
two Chinese on the first ship, and we led them to accept the Lord.
Fred Go from First Baptist Church came and helped the ministry today.
4 ships on Friday:
IKAN JEPUN, HOLMEN, CHEMBULK SHANGHAI, and SOPHIE -
All Filipino; All Indian; Myanmar, German, and Russian; All Myanmar. We
were on the second ship over a year ago. There were two Christians on board,
the fourth engineer, and an able seaman. We were on the third ship last Aug.
There were three Myanmar Christians on board, second officer, third officer,
and an ordinary seaman.
Someone from FBCC came and helped the ship visitation today.
2 ships on Saturday:
IKAN ALTAMIRA, and ZETA 1 - Filipino, and Chinese; All Venezuelan.
All receptive. (See picture 11 for the first ship).
Weibing Lu from WHCC came and helped the ministry today.
We will use West Houston Chinese Church's facilities to held an International Seafarers
Concert festival on June the fifth, Saturday 6;00 pm - 9:00 pm. Please see attachment 12,
and pray for this event.
Peace to you. The friends here send their greetings. (3 Jn. 15)
Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao