Dr. David Ekkens – Thailand: “Fruitful”

A friend of mine remarked on our “fruit-full life” in Thailand. When I heard that, I said to myself, yes, working here does give us many blessings, not the least of which is the fruit.  Where else, I asked myself, could I enjoy a variety of luscious tropical fruits year round? Certainly not in Tennessee…

Philip Duclos – Thailand

Today I printed out class reports for the six sections of Social Studies I teach (try saying that seven times fast), as well as my Language Arts class, then gave them to the various eighth grade homeroom teachers. Would it surprise you that students bombarded me throughout the day asking about the various “F’s” given…

Dr. David Ekkens – Thailand

Does personal evangelism work?  Let me tell you about Om. Om’s mother worked at Asia-Pacific International University, but her father worked in Bangkok, and that was causing conflict in the family. Om was going to high school in Muak Lek. Pradeep Tudu and his wife Nola and a small group of students went to Om’s house…

Melissa Rodas – Thailand

When I arrived in Thailand, I set three personal goals for myself. Change the classroom decorations from the previous missionary. Learn Thai at a conversational level. Study the Bible with one of my students. Number 1 and 2 were more easily accomplished, even though I am still working on my Thai. Number 3 has been…