Author Archives: ladypreacheratwork

About ladypreacheratwork

For more information about me and my ministry in Thailand, please select the 'About' tab in the header above.

We Are Not Alone

In every generation, there are events that challenge our relationships, our beliefs, and our very existence on this planet. COVID-19 is one of those. Humanity has survived many of these historic events through the centuries. Knowing how we survive and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tea in a Time of Plague

The elusive illusion of stability in the regular routine Of my personal pilgrimage through life Manifests itself in the single solitary chalice Of steaming sweet cinnamon tea that I drink Each morning before the day begins. The enticingly exquisite aroma … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Oxygen of Objects

It is that quiet time before the day begins. Breakfast awaits, but I am in no hurry. Surrounded by beauty captured in tiny treasures Plundered from the world’s store. Soft music plays faintly somewhere, And, in the distance, there is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Special People Who Serve

It seems like just yesterday when this new year began, and it is already March.  I am preparing, once again, to return to the USA for a brief visit and hoping to see all my friends and supporters on the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, mission, religion, teaching | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ampawa Floating Market

On the Winter Retreat for Christian Volunteers in Thailand, we made a stop at Ampawa Floating Market about one hour south of Bangkok. This market is a popular spot for Thai tourists – though there are a sprinkling of foreign … Continue reading

Posted in mission, teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Early Christmas Gift!

Sometimes, Christmas gifts arrive when you least expect them, and you can find joy in the presence of God revealed through the ministries of the Church in this world! Most of you know that I have been working in Thailand … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Month of Goodbyes

The good news is that the rains finally came to Thailand and, fortunately, some of the rice crop was saved.  Unfortunately, many of the same places that were struck by the drought earlier this year have been experiencing once-in-a-lifetime floods … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Next Generation: Church Outreach and Evangelism in Asia

In 2014, when I was serving the Church of Christ in Thailand (CCT) as Assistant to the General Secretary for Ecumenical Relations, I met Rev. Dr. Choen Min Heui, who was Director of Ecumenical Relations for the Presbyterian Church of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, mission, religion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Posthumous Honors

There is a story to tell that I have not blogged about yet, though it happened last year.  It is the sequel to the blog I wrote in June of 2018 called “Companion on the Journey.” In the spring of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

A Legacy of Special Relationships

One of the least anticipated legacies that volunteer programs produce is the legacy of relationships that extend beyond the program itself.  Having served as Coordinator of Christian Volunteers in Thailand for eight years now, I have been able to catch … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment