Dear seafarer's friends, 10/03/10 - 10/09/10
Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance. (Jude. 2)
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
1 ship on Sunday:
POS GLORY - All Chinese. A revisit. I took two seamen, chief cook and an
oiler, to WHCC for worship, Sunday School and personal evangelism this
morning. Afterward, we went to China Town and Shopping.
4 ships on Monday:
SEABOARD PACIFIC, GASCHEM ADRIATIC, YASA BODRUM, and
POS GLORY - Filipino, and Polish; Filipino, German, Latvian, and Ukrainian;
All Turkish; All Chinese. We visited the first ship last Jun. We were on the
third ship last Apr. (See pic. 1 for part of the crew on the ship). They treated
us the Turkish tea. (See pic 2 for part of the mixed crew on the second ship).
Ministered to the Filipino group and prayed with them. A revisit on the last
ship again. We took the chief cook to shopping after he treated us a dinner.
Alfredo Go from Houston's First Baptist Church came and helped the ships'
4 ships on Tuesday:
JO ASK, CLIPPER VICTORY, ST. GEORG, and POS GLORY - All
Filipino; Filipino, and Norwegian; Ukrainian, Myanmar, and Croatian; All
Chinese. We visited the first ship last Mar., the second ship last Apr., the third
ship a year before last May. The sixth times visit on the last ship. All receptive.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped the ministry today.
3 ships on Thursday:
STAR GRIP, SICHEM MANILA, and ALPINE ATHELIA - All Filipino;
Filipino, Indian, and Croatian; Indian, and Romanian. We visited the first ship
last Aug., the second ship last Jul. (See pic. 3 for some of the crew on the
second ship. The one on the second from the right is the chief cook, the one on
the far right is the general steward). Prayed with them and for the crew. They
were all receptive. (See pic. 4 for a seaman on the third ship).
Pastor Jonathan Ling from HCC came and helped the ministry today.
10 ships on Friday:
NAVIOS PRIMAVERA, STOLT SAPPHIRE, BANGKOK HIGHWAY,
UAL RODACH, and MAEMI II - All Filipino; Filipino, and Russian; Filipino,
and Bulgarian; Filipino, and Polish; Filipino, and Indian. We visited the third ship
last May, the fourth ship two years before last May. Prayed with them, all
NILS B, SAFMARINE TEXAS, GASCHEM BERGEN, PRETTY WORLD,
and JIA XING - Filipino, Ukrainian, and Lithuanian; Filipino, Ukrainian, and
Bulgarian; Filipino, German, and Latvian; Filipino, Russian, and Chinese; All
Chinese. We visited the first ship two years before last Aug., the second ship
last Aug. the third ship a year before last May. We were on the last ship last
Mar. It was just an initial visit today. (See pic. 5 for part of the crew). Prayed
with them and bless the crew.
2 ships on Saturday:
IKAN SELANGAT, and JIA XING - Filipino, Singaporean, and Chinese; All
Chinese. We were on the first ship last month. They will have some people to
go to church with us tomorrow. A revisit on the second ship. (See pic. 6, one
seaman with us). Ministered to the commissar, the seed was planted.
Dennis Jen from Lakewood Church came and helped the ship visitations today.
Life Line to Seamen, Inc. had a board meeting on September 26 at WHCC. The
board elected Mark Malone as the present of the board and Tony Chao as the
acting vice present of the board. Please pray for them 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
To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious
presence without fault and with great joy - to the only god our Savior be glory,
majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages now
and forevermore! Amen.. (Jude. 24,25)
Your brother In Christ Thomas Tao