Archive for 'Missions'

A Floating Bookstore

A Floating Bookstore

Posted on 27. Aug, 2009 by .

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Last week a student of mine told me about her visit to a “floating bookstore.” She told me they had great prices and there were lots of books to choose from, mostly in English. Jason and I were interested, so we did some research and headed to Klong Toey Port to check it out.

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Finding a Home for Hope

Finding a Home for Hope

Posted on 19. Aug, 2009 by .

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Recently, we went to Mae Sot, a city along the Thai-Burmese border where we visited Home of Hope Orphanage. It’s a wonderful ministry caring for kids who are at-risk. They care for 18 kids. They could help more but… They need a new building. This is the video I produced to help them raise money to do just that.

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English Clinic

English Clinic

Posted on 26. Jul, 2009 by .

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Q: How do you get students to check out church?
A: Go to where they’re at, provide a service that helps them, and build friendships with them!
A few days a week, we hop on a bus, head down two stops, and get off at Ramkhamhaeng University to join English Clinic. Our Home Chapel’s college club, “San-Sai-Yai,” puts on English Clinic five days a week at the nearby campus…

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Camp!

Camp!

Posted on 08. Jul, 2009 by .

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English Camp was a huge success! The students all enjoyed themselves, the games went well, the teaching stations went well, and the weather was (mostly) cooperative :). At our last session, some of the students were invited to share about their experience at camp. Many of them said that they wished the camp would last longer and that they hoped to come back again. It was fun to watch the campers who came without friends quickly make friends and have a good time.

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Off to Camp!

Off to Camp!

Posted on 05. Jul, 2009 by .

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That’s right! Tomorrow we leave for English Camp! We’ve been hearing about and preparing for English camp since we got here two months ago. And now the anticipation is over! We’re headed off for three days of teaching English, having fun, and most importantly, building relationships. Some of the campers have already been hanging around the church, but there are others we haven’t seen much of since they signed up for camp.

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