Where is Jesus now?

As I walked into one of our regular printing shop, I was greeted by the smiling shop keeper.  He is an industrious man that will often engage in religious small talk.  After a brief greeting, I placed my order for copies to be made.  As...

Launch

Yesterday, David and Grea van der Lee said their farewell to the church in Nong Rua. About 9 years ago they arrived in Thailand. In these years they modeled, assist, watched and now it is time to launch this new church. They have been a...

Difference

It is the end of the afternoon.  The sun goes slowly down and with that the temperature drops down as well.  Time for the children to come out of their houses to play outside.  Our children are now playing on the streets too.  We see...

Still Bowing to Spirit Houses

One day, I was giving some of the new Christians a ride into town in our car.  As I drove, I noticed that one of the elderly Christian ladies raised her hands and bowed as we passed a prominent spirit house that was located on...

Yaay Pae’s Testimony

After a long and painful battle with Asthma, Taa Soda was finally ushered into heaven on the morning of May 25, 2017. He, his wife and their granddaughter were the only believers in their family. And because all of their children were still not believers,...

Puii’s story

Puii is a 38-year-old lady, who we met through other Christians.  She has lived near us for a couple of months.  Before that time, she lived in Bangkok.  One day, as we talked with her and her husband about starting a cell group, she told...

A missed opportunity

I am interested in Jesus. I will become a believer as soon as I am healed.” That was what she said to us the last time we visited her. She and her husband had come to our Sunday services for a couple of months. When...

Funeral

When we moved to Isaan a few years ago, we had some contacts, who seemed genuinely interested in the gospel. But after some months, most of them were gone. Later, we realized that they were afraid of their community, because there were people who told...

Nampu fountain ministry

Mrs. Pat nicknamed her new baby boy “First”, although he was her fourth and last child.  When she initially discovered that she was pregnant with First, she was not ready to have another child, because of the economic strain on the family. However, a Christian...

Taste and see!

The opportunity came out of the blue… Our local community was going to celebrate the “Khaochi- Festival”. For that reason they invited us to join in and produce a Swiss style Khaochi. Khaochi is made with sticky rice, which is the basic food for the...