Saturday, July 2, 2011
06/26/11 - 07/02/11
Dear seafarer's friends, 06/26/11 - 06/02/11
Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is
to come, and from the seven spirits before his throne, and from
Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the
dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. (Rev. 1:4,5)
ships visited this week
7 ships on Monday:
FATIH, SEQUOIA, BBC MARYLAND, DIEZEBORG, SOCOL 3,
STOLT ISLAND, and TORM LOIRE - All Filipino; All Filipino;
Filipino, Russian, and Ukrainian; Filipino, Russian, and Ukrainian;
Russian, and Ukrainian; All Russian; All Indian. We visited the
sixth ship last Jan. There were five Christians on the last ship,
chief cook, general steward, second mate, third mate, and a
motorman. (See pic. 1 for some of the crew on board). Prayed
with them and blessed the ship.
Ying Dau Lu from Houston Chinese Church came and helped
the ministry today.
6 ships on Tuesday:
UAL RODACH, CHEMBULK KOBE, RICKMERS SEOUL, HIGH
CHALLENGE, UAL CYPRUS, and ARISTO RIVER - Filipino, and
Polish; Filipino, Myanmar, and Russian; Filipino, Romanian,
Ukrainian, and German; Italian, Indian, and Ukrainian;
Indonesian, and Dutch; All Chinese - We were on the first ship
last Oct., the second ship last Dec., the third ship last Feb.
(See pic. 2 for some of the crew on board). There were five
Indian Christians on the fourth ship, chief cook, general
steward, bosun, third engineer, and one able seaman. (See
pic. 3 for part of the crew on board). We visited the fifth ship
last Oct. Prayed with them and blessed the ships. An initial
visit on the last ship.
Steven Chao from West Houston Chinese Church came and
helped the ministry today.
6 ships on Thursday:
CLIPPER TROJAN, SICHEM ONOMICHI, GOLDEN FRIENDSHIP,
MTM HONG KONG, STARTRAMP, and ATISO RIVER - Filipino,
and Polish; Filipino, and Indian; Filipino, Russian, Myanmar,
and Chinese; Filipino, Indian, Croatian, and Myanmar;
Croatian, and Indonesian; All Chinese. We visited the first
ship two years before last Mar., the third ship last Nov., the
last ship two days ago. There were four Indian Christians
and one Myanmar chief mate Christian on the second ship,
bosun, third engineer, pump man, and an able seaman. (See
pic. 4 for part of the crew on board). (See pic. 5 for part of
the crew on the fourth ship). Prayed with them and blessed
Jason Skinner from WHCC came and helped the ministry today.
4 ships on Friday:
JULIA, BANDURA, ARISTO RIVER, and B HANDY - Ukrainian,
and Russian; All Russian; All Chinese; All Chinese. We visited
the second ship last Jan., the third ship yesterday. (See pic.
6 & 7 for part of the crew on the ship). Prayed with them and
blessed the ship. We shared the full gospel with the chief
engineer, and he was happily received the Lord. An initial
visit on the last ship.
A person doesn't want to release his name from FBCC came
and helped the ministry today.
The grace of the Lord Jesus be with God's people. Amen. (Rev. 22:21)
Your brother in Christ