Dear seafarer's friends, 10/24/10 - 10/30/10
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (2Co. 1:2)
Our web-link is www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
6 ships on Monday:
B. EUROPA, and BOMADIC BERGEN - Ukrainian, and
Filipino; Romanian, and Fiji Islanders. All responsive.
WIENIAWSKI, FANTASTIC, POAVOSA WISDOM, and
MAHANADI SPIRIT - All Polish; All Turkish; All Chinese; All
Indian. We visited the first ship last Nov. We were on the last
ship last Jun. There were three Christians on board, Third officer,
second cook, and an able seaman. (See pic. 1 for some of the
crew). (See pic. 2 for some of the crew on the third ship). The
response on the second ship was first negative. Amazingly
enough, right before I jumped into the car and started to drive,
they wanted those Turkish Scriptures and Jesus DVDs back.
Praise the Lord.
7 ships on Tuesday:
FANY, and SITEAM JUPITER - Filipino, and Korean; Filipino,
Myanmar, and Croation. We visited the first ship two years
before last Sep. Blessed the ships. Responsive.
NORDIC HELSINKI, ADAM ASNYK, CLIPPER MAKISHIO,
EL CONDOR PASA, and LISA J - All Russian; All Polish; All
Indian; All Myanmar; All Chinese. We visited the first ship last
Jul., the second ship last Jan., the third ship last May. There were
two Christians on board, one able seaman, and one oiler. There
were three Christians on the fourth ship, chief cook, thrid officer,
and electric engineer. An initial visit on the last ship. Prayed with
them and blessed the crew.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped the visitation today.
4 ships on Thursday:
BBC COLORADO, BOW FAITH, PORT STANLEY, and LISA
J - Filipino, and Russian; Filipino, and Norwegian; All Chinese;
All Chinese. We visited the first ship one year before last Apr. A
revisit on the last ship. (See pic. 3 for some of the crew on board
). (See pic. 4 & 5 for some of the crew on the fourth ship. Pic 5
is in the engine room. The third one from the left is a Christian
cadet). Prayed with them and they all receptive.
Alfredo Go from Houston's First Baptist Church came and
helped the ministry today.
3 ships on Friday:
LISA J, LE DING, and ETERNAL CONFIDENCE - All Chinese;
All Chinese; All Chinese. A revisit on the first ship. We were on
on the last ship last Dec. (See pic. 6 for some of the crew on
board). I took eight seamen to Best Buy, and prayed with them
in the car. They were all receptive. There was one Christian on
the second ship, the third engineer. (See pic. 7). I prayed with
him and encouraged him. He was full of joy when I left.
May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship
of the Holy Spirit be with you all. (2Co. 13:14)
Your brother In Christ Thomas Tao