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Opportunity Awaits!

After many years of wondering about this large continent that lies so far to the south, I finally had the opportunity to travel to Australia. It was a business trip on behalf of the Church of Christ in Thailand (CCT).  … Continue reading

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Settling In

With the end of orientation, it was time for our new volunteers to go to their schools, move into their new living quarters and  settle into their new duties at their schools.  I traveled with Ed by 12-passenger van to … Continue reading

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Christmas In Thailand 2012

This is a picture of my best Christmas gift in 2012:  my son, Julian, arriving from the USA via Japan to spend Christmas with me.  Julian was a little 8 lb. 12 oz. gift that God gave to me a … Continue reading

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Bringing Hope to the Marginalized

This is a post that should have been written a couple of months ago, but I find that time gets away from me now that I am working full-time.  The photos have been waiting for me to make time to … Continue reading

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The Gifts That Keep on Giving

Some of the Staff of the Education Ministry I work in the Office of the Education Ministry of the Church of Christ in Thailand located in the northern city of Chiang Mai. This photo was taken on one of my … Continue reading

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The Northernmost Schools

I was first scheduled to visit the Christian schools of our partner church in Fang and Chiang Rai on September 29th and 30th.  Unfortunately, the Ping River in Chiang Mai decided to explore a region of the city beyond its … Continue reading

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Off With the Old and On With the New!

Whew!  The Thai Competency Exam is behind me now and I have begun work at the Education Ministry as the Coordinator of Christian Volunteers in Thailand – that is, if I have any volunteers to “coordinate.”  So, the first objective … Continue reading

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The Never-Ending Story

Unfortunately, the flood waters are still rising (no matter what the Prime Minister might say) and a new projection says that it will be a month before the water clears away.  Despite criticism of key figures in the government and … Continue reading

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Water, Water Everywhere…

Wednesday, September 28th, I traveled to Lampang with Ajarn Narate, the Director of Christian Education and Music for the Ministry of Education of the CCT, to visit two of our schools in that city.  While it was pouring rain in … Continue reading

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The Impact of Christian Mission Through Education

When early Protestant missionaries arrived in Thailand, one of the first things that they did was to build a school to teach the Thai people their own language so that they would be able to read the Bible for themselves. … Continue reading

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