When we moved to Isaan a few years ago, we had some contacts, who seemed genuinely interested in the gospel. But after some months, most of them were gone. Later, we realized that they were afraid of their community, because there were people who told them that if they became Christians they would not be...
Church planting work amongst Thai Buddhists in South Thailand has a number of unique challenges. The population is smaller than other regions and stretched over a thin but 800 kilometres long isthmus. It is harder to get Thai Christians from other regions to come and be involved in church planting work here, but we praise God that the number of Christians in South Thailand is growing at approximately 4% per year.
The OMF South Thailand team aims to start new work by following family lines and social networks where there is no existing local church or in a central populated location surrounded by areas with very few churches. Our vision is a movement of
Together with the body of Christ
to reach South Thailand.