Dear seafarer's friends, 08/29/10 - 09/04/10
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Phm. 3)
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
2 ships on Sunday:
GREAT IMMENSITY, and YIN SHUN - All Chinese; All Chinese. I took
the chief engineer on the first ship to WHCC this morning. He said he will get
baptized when he gets back to Hong Kong. (See pic. 1 & 2 for some of the
crew on the second ship). Prayed and blessed the crew.
5 ships on Monday:
PALESSA, MARIE, STOLT ISLAND, MONICA-C, and FORMOSA
SEVEN - All Ukrainian; All Myanmar; All Russian; Russian, Romanian, and
Portuguese; All Chinese. We were on the last ship last Dec. (See pic. 3 for
chief cook and I). (See pic. 4 & 5 for part of the crew). (See pic. 6 for
captain and the others, captain is the second from the left). I was on board
over three hours and ministering to them individually. They all receptive.
4 ships on Tuesday:
GASCHEM TANA, STENA CONCEPT, ARAUCARIA N, and
CHIPOLBROK STAR - Russian, and Filipino; Indian, Swedish, and Croatian;
Chilean, and Mexican. All Chinese. We were on the third ship last Mar. There
was one Indian Christian on board, able seaman. (See pic. 7 for some of the
crew). (See pic. 8 for part of the crew on the last ship). Prayed with them
and blessed the ships.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped the visiting today.
1 ship on Wednesday:
LIAN AN HU - All Chinese. (See pic. 9 for part of the crew). Prayed with
them and blessed the ship.
6 ships on Friday:
DIAMOND GLORY, STAR KINN, and KIRINI K - All Filipino; All
Filipino; Filipino, and Romanian. We visited the first ship a year before last
Apr., the second ship last Apr., the last ship last Jun. Prayed with them. All
VALLE BIANCA, KUBAN, and TOURAINE - All Indian; All Russian;
All Chinese. We were on the last ship almost two years ago. (See pic. 10
for the two seamen I led to Christ, one cadet on the right, and one able
seaman in the middle).
Payton Huang from WHCC came and helped the visiting today.
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 grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you spirit. (Phm. 25)
Your brother In Christ Thomas Tao