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Thai Tempo November 2017

Thai Tempo November 2017   Caring for body and soul During the rainy season the road from the village to the hut of Mrs L. and her daughters looks more like a slippery riverbed and the girls [...]

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Thai Tempo October 2017

Thai Tempo October 2017 A year later After a year of mourning the late King Rama IX Thailand enters the month of October with sadness. During this past year many memories of the late king have [...]

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Thai Tempo August/September 2017

Thai Tempo August/September 2017 The presence of God With “Show us your glory” as a motto for our annual OMF Thailand conference, we looked at the life of Moses who chose to live in [...]

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Thai Tempo June/July 2017

Thai Tempo June/July 2017 “As I read this, I can almost believe it.” I sat with my good friend J., silently asking God to keep opening her heart and her mind. J. has been helping me [...]

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Noah & Maria Ward

Noah and Maria Ward with Jonah and Finn moved to Thailand in November of 2016. However, this was not their first day in Asia. Noah first moved to Thailand in 2005 to teach Math at International [...]

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Thai tempo May 2017

Thai Tempo May 2017 A young man… …living in a culturally and religiously different context from his home – Daniel. He can be a great encouragement to Christian students in [...]

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Thai Tempo March/ April 2017

Thai Tempo March / April 2017 Seeking fellowship One Sunday morning I was preaching when a familiar Thai young man walked in and sat in the back row. I almost stopped the sermon to greet him [...]

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On Being (and Loving) Sojourners and Foreigners

God told the Israelites, “Do not oppress a foreigner; you yourselves know how it feels to be foreigners, because you were foreigners in Egypt” (Exodus 23:9). In the same spirit, Jesus tells us, [...]

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Thai Tempo November – December 2016

Thai Tempo November – December 2016 Thailand grieves On October 13th the long dreaded moment came of the passing away of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej who was like a father to the Nation and [...]

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Khup Ngaihte

Khup Ngaihte was born in Manipur, India which is next to the western border of Burma/Myanmar. He lived in India for the first five years of his life before his family moved to Thailand. While his [...]

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Thai Tempo September/October 2016

Thai Tempo September-October 2016 “New ways” After coming back from home assignment, we moved to Bangkok and rented a house near the OMF Mission Home. One evening when we came back [...]

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Thai Tempo June/July 2016

June/July 2016 “All in His hands” Trusting in our mighty God’s perfect sovereignty was the theme of our annual OMF Thailand field conference. Over 100 adults and about 80 children enjoyed the [...]

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The Task Unfinished

OMF International general director Patrick Fung writes: Recently I have been reading through the book of 1 Kings and noticed a repeated phrase throughout the book: “his heart was not fully [...]

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Rebecca Penrose

After completing my full time university education in Architecture, the UK was in the middle of a recession and there was very little work for architects. So, I decided to go to South America [...]

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Steve McCallum

 Steve McCallum comes from the beautiful outdoor paradise of British Columbia, Canada. He loves outdoor adventuring, especially canoeing, and has a B.Sc in Biology. Before coming to Thailand he [...]

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Sattha sports ministry

Sattha Ministry seeks to provide the local church with a tool to reach families and their communities with the Gospel of Jesus Christ by creating an environment for relationship through the [...]

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Beyond Ourselves

As an international and interdenominational fellowship we have retained our original beliefs, vision, mission and values; and adapted with the times. We seek to remain anchored, while [...]

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April/May 2016

A new believer growing Do you believe in the power of personal, specific prayer? We do. Two years ago, our friend “Rabbit” became a Christian on Easter Sunday. We asked if supporters would like [...]

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Dependable in the mundane

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” (Matthew 6:33) One of the most powerful testimonies to the all-sufficiency of future grace is [...]

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Vaughan & Cathy Pirie

We (Vaughan and Cathy Pirie) took on the role of Managers at The Pines in February 2014. Prior to that we worked with OMF Thailand in church planting work in South Thailand. We have served [...]

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Seven things to pray for missionaries

There are numerous ways a church can pray in order to bless their missionaries. Because the church might not always know those immediate, pressing issues in the missionary’s life, praying from [...]

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March 2016

“Why do I not see you or other Thai people worshipping these headless Buddhas?” Bek explained that hundreds of years ago, the Burmese army had broken almost all of the Buddha statues in [...]

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January/February 2016

Kicking off Sattha Ministry in Phachi 2 years ago when we first visited Pa Mi’s neighbourhood in Phachi, people were not sure about our intentions, and most of them kept their distance. Just [...]

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November 2015

Conversations at a Pork Stall It feels more natural to hang around Eh’s pork stall in the market now that I know him better. We just talk and I even made a delivery for him once to a [...]

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Praying for renewal

In his hymn “Facing a Task Unfinished,” Frank Houghton wrote:  “We, who rejoice to know Thee, Renew before Thy throne The solemn pledge we owe Thee, To go and make Thee known” But what kind of [...]

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An Unfinished Task!

We’re very excited to be partnering with Keith and Kristyn Getty to launch their new version of Frank Houghton’s much loved hymn, ‘Facing a Task Unfinished that drives us to our [...]

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September/October 2015

God is stirring Chinese hearts in Chiang Mai! The Lord is answering powerful prayers for Chiang Mai Grace church’s cross cultural outreach to mainland Chinese in Chiang Mai. On August 9th, [...]

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June/July 2015

June/July 2015 Quietly Sharing One by One I was with my daughter Rya at our neighbor Yaay Phim’s (“Grandma Phim”) house. Grandma Phim has been a real person of peace for us in the community. She [...]

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April/May 2015

Thai Tempo April/May 2015 A Green-haired girl among 180 at Youth Camp in Central Thailand “People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 A [...]