Dear seafarer's friends, 07/11/10 - 07/17/10
Grace and peace to you from God our Father. (Col. 1:2)
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
7 ships on Monday:
MARITIME UNITY, MINERVA ROXANNE, and PHILINE SCHULTE -
All Filipino; Filipino, and Greek; Filipino, Russian, and Polish. Prayed and
blessed the ships. One of the crew on the third ship told me that the Gospel I
gave to them was very helpful for their reading. Receptive.
BBC ONTARIO, LACANAU, CHEM LYRA, and TAOKAS WISDOM -
All Russian; Beninian, and French; Indonesian, Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian,
and Romanian; All Chinese. An initial visit on the last ship. All receptive.
9 ships on Tuesday:
LOWLANDS SKY, ATHENS HIGHWAY, STOLT BASUTO, STAR
FUJI, SAKURA PRINCESS, and SANKO BRIGHT - All Filipino; All
Filipino; All Filipino; All Filipino; All Filipino; Filipino, and Russian. We
visited the second ship last Apr., the fourth ship a year before last May, the
last ship over two years ago. All receptive.
NORDIC HANNE, EQUULEUS LEADER, and TAOKAS WISDOM -
All Russian; Filipino, Indian, and one Chinese; All Chinese. A revisit on the
last ship. (See picture 1 for part of the crew. The one in the middle on the
second row is the captain). I took captain to Wal Mart, and Best Buy for
shopping, while Steven was preaching to the crew. They were all responsive.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped the ship visitation a lot today.
7 ships on Thursday:
CLIPPER TRINIDAD, TUBARAO, and BRIGHT FORTUNE - All Filipino;
Filipino, and Greek; Filipino, Russian, and Indian. We visited the first ship and
the second ship both in last Apr. All ships were receptive.
YACU PUMA, CHEMBULK GIBRALTAR, NAVIG8 ARENDAL, and
ATLANTICBORG - All Peruvian; Russian, Indian, and Myanmar; All Indian;
All Chinese. We were on the first ship and the second ship both in last Mar.
There were five Christians on the third ship, the captain, purser, second cook,
one able seaman, and one pump man. (See picture 2 for part of the crew).
Prayed with them, and blessed their families and the ship. We were on the last
ship last Feb. There was one Christian on board, the chief cook. (See picture
3 for part of the crew. Chief cook is the one on the far right). Prayed with
them and blessed the ship.
Someone from FBCC came and helped the ship visiting today.
4 ships on Friday:
NORDIC HELSINKI, CHEMICAL SUPPLIER, STELLENBOSCH, and
CLIPPER HARMONY - Filipino, Indian, and Latvian; Filipino, Indian,
Ukrainian, and one Turkish electrician; Myanmar, and one Polish; All Chinese.
We visited the second ship last Sep., the third ship last Mar. We were on the
last ship last Oct. This was just an initial visit. (See picture 4 for the Turkish
and Indian crew on the second ship). Prayed with them and blessed the ship.
6 ships on Saturday:
STAR JAPAN, BBC KELAN, and FAABORG - All Filipino; All Filipino;
Filipino, and Russian. We visited the last ship last Apr. All receptive.
MARIENBORG, GLOBAL ACE, and NAVISION LEADER - All Thai;
All Indian; All Chinese. There was only one Christian on the second ship, the
motorman. (See picture 5 for part of the crew). (See picture 6 for the
Chinese crew). Prayed with them and blessed the ships.
Ying Dau Lu, and Jerry Chuang from HCC came voluntarily for helping the
ship visitation 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.
Grace be with you. (Col. 4:18)
Your brothers In Christ Tom Malone and Thomas Tao