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...

A walk in the Forest

Last year, we had an outing to the nearby mountains with some of our Thai friends.  As we walked along through the forest, they continued to point to the many species of plants and flora that were edible.  It seemed to me as if nearly...

The turtle

  Mother Khong saw another turtle along the road. She wanted to pick it up, but she hesitated. She did not have to return the turtle back to the turtle temple. A few months ago, she would have brought back lost turtles to the temple.  At...