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Nothing Beats Practical Experience!

I left the office at noon to run an errand on my lunch hour, little knowing that I would come face-to-face with some Thai students in an unexpected way.  I had to purchase my airline tickets for my trip to … Continue reading

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Making a Difference

As I share these stories with you, I try to include as many photos as I can. Please take the time to look at even the tiny thumbnail photos at the end.  Often, I just run out of space to … Continue reading

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Just 24 Hours

In just twenty-four hours here, there is so much to see and do.  My friends were right: I am beginning to skip past all the visual and auditory stimuli that were new just a few months ago.  When I left … Continue reading

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Listening to Their Stories

Last week, I finally began to visit the private schools of our partner church in Thailand.  Heeding the advice of my supervisor, I began with the four schools in Bangkok, thinking my supervisor would accompany me, but at the last … Continue reading

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A Small, Wonderful World!

Last Friday, July 15th, was my second full day in the office.  I am going in to the office on Fridays now to begin work on recruiting volunteers for next year. We had a skeleton staff on hand, because the … Continue reading

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The Frustration… and the Agony

My Thai lessons continue.  In my blog entitled “Flunking Kindergarten,” I introduced the forty-four consonants in the Thai alphabet.  Well, there are also thirty-two vowels and, since I could not find a chart with all of them that I could … Continue reading

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The Celebrating Community of Faith

Sunday, May 29th, was a wonderful day for worship and celebration!  There were two celebrations on this Lord’s Day that made the day particularly festive for the congregation of First Church.  First, it was the last of several Sundays recognizing … Continue reading

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Church-School Partnerships

Sunday, May 22nd, was Prince Royal’s College Day at First Church. Prince Royal’s College is a private Christian school (K-12) that was established by missionaries over one hundred years ago.  It is one of 24 private Christian schools within the … Continue reading

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