Dear seafarer's friends, 07/04/10 - 07/10/10
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Php. 1:2)
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
6 ships on Monday:
ANJA, THOR LIBERTY, PEGGY SUE, and BRODIAEA - Filipino, and
Russian; Russian, and Ukrainian; All Russian; All Indonesian. We visited the
first ship over a year ago, the second ship last Apr. All receptive.
HERCULES, and PEACE SUCCESS - Filipino, Ukrainian, and Chinese;
All Chinese. We were on the first ship over a year ago. (See picture 1 for the
three Filipino seamen, and the one on the far right is the Chinese chief engineer
seeker). (See picture 2 for part of the crew on the second ship). (See picture
3 for the captain and I). (See picture 4 for the second engineer and I). He
accepted Jesus into his heart, and I took him to Wal Mart shopping. He asked
me how to read the Bible on the way back to the ship. I told him to start first
the Gospel of John, one chapter a day. He was very appreciative of my help.
11 ships on Tuesday:
OCEAN OLYMPIC, UAL AFRICA, UAL CAPETOWN, NEVESKA
LADY, and HATO - All Filipino; Filipino, and Russian; Filipino, and Russian;
Filipino, and Russian; Filipino, and Russian. We visited the second ship over a
year ago, the third ship last Apr., the fourth ship last Sep., the last ship last
EOT SPAR, BBC BRAZIL, ALIA R, KALIAKRA, POLARIS LEADER,
FEDERAL MACKINAC - All American; German, and Russian; Myanmar,
and Russian; Bulgarian, Ukrainian, and Indian; All Indian; All Indian. We
visited the first ship last Mar., the third ship over a year ago. We were on the
last ship over a year ago. There were three Christians on board, chief cook,
chief officer, and an able seaman. There were four Christians on the fourth
ship, captain, chief cook, one able seaman, and one ordinary seaman.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped the ship visitation a lot today.
5 ships on Wednesday:
BRITISH MALIARD, SANKO BLOSSOM, NEW EMERALD, IKAN
SELANGAT, and PEACE SUCCESS - All Indian; Filipino, one Chinese,
and Russian; Korean, and Chinese; Filipino, and Chinese; All Chinese. We
visited the second ship last Dec. We were on the fourth ship last month.
(See picture 5 for two of the Chinese crew). A revisit on the last ship.
There were three Christians on the first ship, chief cook, second cook,
and second engineer. Blessed the ships.
7 ships on Thursday:
IZUMO PRINCESS, and GENMAR REVENGE - Filipino, and Greek;
Filipino, Romanian, and Portuguese. We visited the first ship last Mar. Both
ships were receptive.
CHEMBULK NEW ORLEANS, CUMBRIA, MAERSK VIRTUE,
GOLDEN FRIENDSHIP, CLIPPER HOPE - All Indian; Indian, Romanian,
Turkish, and Bulgarian; Indian, Filipino, Malaysian, and one Chinese; Filipino,
Russian, Myanmar, and four Chinese; All Chinese. We were on the first ship
last Jan. There was one Christian on board, the captain. (See picture 6).
Prayed with him, blessed his family and the ship. We were on the last ship
last May. (See picture 7, & 8 for part of the crew). Prayed with them and
blessed the ship.
5 ships on Friday:
PAN AEGIS, FELICITY, SICHEM MANILA, NORD INSPIRATION,
and EAGLE SUBARU - Filipino, and Myanmar; Filipino, Indian, and
Pakistanian; Filipino, Indian, and Croatian; Indian, and Pakistanian captain;
All Indian. We visited the first ship over a year ago, the third ship last Mar.
(See picture 9 for the Filipino crew and I). The one sits in the middle of the
second row is the third engineer. He gave me his phone number, so I can
see him in Manila in the World Conference next March. We were on the
last ship a year before last Apr. There were four Christians on the ship, chief
cook, general steward, second engineer, and junior engineer. (See picture 10
for part of the crew). There were two Indian Christians on the fourth ship,
second officer, and general steward. (See picture 11, the second officer is the
one on the left). Prayed with them and blessed the ship.
11 ships on Saturday:
STAR EAGLE, BRIGHT SKY, AURORA AMETHYST, OVERSEAS
SKOPELOS, BBC THAILAND, BELUGA NAVIGATION, BRO
CECILE, and STROFADES - All Filipino; All Filipino; All Filipino; All
Filipino; Filipino, and Lithuania; Filipino, and Ukrainian; Filipino, and French;
Filipino, and Greek. We visited the first ship last May., and the third ship a
year before last Jan., the fourth ship last Apr. All receptive.
CHEMSTAR MASA, PAC ACRUX, and HANS SCHOLL - All Korean;
Filipino, Romanian, and fifteen Chinese; Filipino, Russian, Ukrainian, and
Latvian. We were on the second ship over a year ago. (See picture 12 for
two Chinese crew and Wei Bin). (See picture 13 for part of the Filipino crew
on the last ship). Prayed with them and blessed the ship.
Wei Bin Lu from WHCC came voluntarily for helping this ministry today.
The new address for Lifeline to Seamen, Inc. is:
10924 Lasso Ln.
Houston, Tx. 77079
The new phone number is:
The mailing and parcel address for LTS is:
P.O. box 79809
Houston, Tx. 77279-9809
"'For I know the plans I have for you,' says the LORD. 'They are plans for good and not
for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.'" (Jeremiah 29:11)
Urgent Request: Pray for the persecuted Christians in each
of the 7 countries for the next 7 days -- North Korea, Iran,
Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Russia, Indonesia.
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen. (Php. 4:23)
Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao