Dear seafarer's friends, 08/15/10 - 08/21/10
Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. (2Ti. 1:2)
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
6 ships on Wednesday:
ATLANTIC JUPITER, SICHEM MUMBAI, UAL CYPRUS, CLIPPER
CARIBE, PETER RONNA, and JAI QIANG - Indian, and Filipino; Filipino,
Russian, and Latvian; Indonesian, and Dutch; Croatian, Myanmar, and
Ukrainian; All Russian; Chinese, and one British captain. We visited the second
ship last Apr., the third ship a year before last May, the fourth ship a year
before last Mar. We were on the last ship a year before last Mar. (See picture
1 for the two Chinese seamen, chief cook on the right, general steward on the
left). We spent about one and one half hour ministering to the chief engineer.
There was no immediate result, but the seed were planted. There were three
Indonesian Christians on the third ship, chief cook, and two able seamen.
Prayed with them and blessed the ships.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped ship visitations today.
4 ships on Thursday:
GLORIOSA I, ELKA ELEFTHERIA, REBECCA, and APOLLON. Filipino,
and Indonesian; Filipino, and Russian; Russian, Ukrainian, and Latvian; All
Russian. We visited the third ship over a year ago. (See picture 2 & 3 for the
Filipino seamen on the second ship). There were four Indonesian Christians
on the first ship. Blessed all the ships.
Alfredo Go from First Baptist Church came and helped the ship visitations
7 ships on Friday:
GRAND VEGA, OPTIMANA, ONEGO MISTRAL, ATLANTIC
TREASURE, and GOLDEN MILLER. All Filipino; All Filipino; All Filipino;
All Filipino; Filipino; Russian, and Myanmar. We visited the third ship over two
years ago, the fourth ship last Nov. There was two Myanmar Christians on
board, one able seaman and pump man. Prayed and blessed the ships.
PACIFIC FUTURE, and ATLANTIC HOPE - All Ukrainian; Indian, French,
and Norwegian. We visited the first ship last Feb.. We were on the last ship last
Oct. There were three Christians on the last ship, bosun, general steward, and
one able seaman. Prayed and blessed their families. (See picture 4 for some of
their crew, the third one from the left is the french captain, the third one from the
right is the Indian chief engineer).
5 ships on Saturday:
SHIRAKAMI, NAESBORG, CIC BELEM, NAVIG8 ADAMAS I, IKAN
SELANGAT - All Filipino; Russian, Bulgarian, and Turkish; All Russian; All
Indian; Filipino, and Chinese. We visited the second ship last Dec. We were on
the last ship ten days ago. (See picture 5 & 6 for the Indian crew on the fourth
ship). Prayed and blessed the crew and their families.
The new address for Lifeline to Seamen, Inc. is:
10924 Lasso Ln.
Houston, Tx. 77079
The new phone number is:
The new cell 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 Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you. (2Ti. 4:22)
Your brother In Christ Thomas Tao