Dear seafarer's friends, 08/07/11 - 08/13/11
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Eph. 1:2)
ships visited this week
1 ship on Sunday (08/07):
Took two oiler to West Houston Chinese Church this morning. (See pic. 1) And brought them to shopping in the afternoon.
4 ships on Monday (08/08):
Filipino, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Russian
(See pic. 2 for part of the crew). Prayed and blessed their families.
RICKMERS NEW ORLEANS
Filipino, Romanian, Bulgarian, and Polish
We couldn’t go into the mess room of inside the cabin, so we just stayed at the gangway and gave them the Scriptures and Gospel materials.
We had an opportunity to preach to them in the mess room, about ten people in thirty minutes. Just showed them who Jesus is in the Scripture. They were all longing for the life eternity. We took three seamen, chief cook, bosun, and one oiler to shopping after dinner. (See pic. 3).
Ying Dau Lu from Houston Chinese Church came helped the ministry today.
3 Ships on Thursday (08/11):
Left Scripture and Jesus DVDs on board. Prayed and blessed the ship.
Left Scripture, Jesus DVD and Gospel materials on board. Prayed and blessed the crew.
There were seven Christians on this ship, chief cook, general steward, two able seamen, one pump man, one oiler, and the third mate. (See pic. 4 for some of the crew).
3 Ships on Friday (08/12):
Filipino, and Dutch
Prayed and blessed the crew.
Filipino, Myanmar, Russian, and Singaporian
We visited the ship last Apr. Prayed and blessed the ship.
We watched the Jesus DVD and prayed with them. (See pic. 5, chief mate on the left, & 6, chief cook in the middle, and general steward on the far left).
Someone from Fort Bend Community Church came and helped the ministry today.
Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love. (Eph. 6:24)
Your brother in Christ