Dear seafarer's friends, 12/05/10 - 12/11/10
Grace and peace to you from God the Father and the Lord Jesus
Christ. (2Th. 1:2)
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
5 ships on Monday:
SEAMERCURY, RICKMERS HAMBURG, MOONLIGHT
VENTURE, BBC ROMANIA, and NORDIC HELSINKI - All
Filipino; Filipino, two Chinese, Romanian, and Ukrainian; All
Chinese; All Russian; All Russian. We were on the second ship
last Jul., and the third ship last Aug. (See pic. 1 for the Chinese
fourth engineer on the second ship). (See pic. 2 for two of the
crew on the third ship). Prayed with them and for their families.
5 ships on Tuesday:
JO EIK, BOW SKY, BBC MONTANA, FPMC 24, and
BEILUN WHALE - All Filipino; Filipino, and Norwegian;
Filipino, Myanmar, and Ukrainian; All Chinese; All Chinese.
A revisit on the first ship from ten days ago. We visited the
third ship last Oct. We were on the fourth ship last Jul. There
were two Christians on board, second officer and a pump man.
(See pic. 3 for the second officer in the middle). (See pic. 4 for
the chief engineer). (See pic. 5 for part of the crew). Prayed
with them and blessed the crew. All receptive.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped the ship visiting
6 ships on Thursday:
SONGA EMERALD, INDUSTRIAL DOLPHIN, BASUTO,
and CHEMBULK KOBE - All Filipino; All Filipino; Filipino,
and Russian; Filipino, and Myanmar. We visited the first ship
last year this month, the second ship a year ago before last
Aug., the last ship last Jun. All receptive. Prayed and blessed
ATLANTIC MONTERREY, and GEORGIANA - Chinese,
and Filipino; All Chinese. We were on the first ship last Oct.
There were two Jesus believers on board, the second engineer,
and bosun. They are not baptized yet. (See pic. 6 for the
second engineer is the second from the right, bosun is the
second from the left). (See pic. 7 for part of the crew on the
last ship). Prayed with them and blessed the ships.
Someone from Fort Bend Community Church came and
helped the ministry today.
7 ships on Friday:
STOLT SISTO, MAEMI, CAPTAIN MARKOS NL, MIM
SHANGHAI, and BALTIC MERCUR - Filipino, and Russian;
Filipino, and Indian; Filipino, and Croatian; Indian, and
Ukrainian; All Russian. We visited the first ship last Oct., the
last ship last Apr. (See pic. 8 for part of the crew on the third
ship). Took two seamen from the third ship to Best Buy. There
were two Indian Christians on the fourth ship, one able seaman
and the third engineer. Prayed with them and blessed the crew.
DA ZHONG, and NALUHU - All Chinese; All Chinese. We
were on the first ship just last month. (See pic. 9 for some of the
crew). An initial visit on the last ship. (See pic 10 for the captain
on the right and the chief officer on the left). Prayed with the
captain, and he agreed that we can come again tomorrow to
have a Christmas caroling on the ship.
1 ship Saturday:
NALUHU - All Chinese. A revisit on the ship. (See pic. 11).
Ninteen people, one from HCC, fourteen from FBCC including
Pastor Tak Poon, four from WHCC went together to have the
caroling on boat. We delivered a short message, and four
seamen came to the Lord. Praise Him in the morning, praise Him
in noon time, praise HIm when the sun goes down.
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. (2Th. 3:18)
Your brother in Christ Thomas Tao