Poems

Smells of Bangkok

SewerNot dull sewer today, eitherPermeating sewerInfested my nostrils as I stepped out the doorLaundry soapFresh. Woodzy. Bushezzz. Alllll the way down the soiBoom! Khao man gai around the corner That’s boiled chicken with riceAnd it smells even better than it tastesCow. Man. Guy.Funny how words can smell, tooSometimes better than ... whewWhatever that wasFollowed by… Continue reading Smells of Bangkok

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New things for 2019

Greetings and welcome to 2019! I hope your 2019 kicked off with a bang! We have hit the ground running, continuing some ongoing projects and heading into several new ones. Ministry updates Jaynee just returned from a four-day missions trip to Takuapa, in southern Thailand. A small group went to this rural village to tell… Continue reading New things for 2019

Juggling Fire: zebras in the Serengeti near Mwanza, Tanzania, Africa
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Real-life stories from our family's adventures in Thailand.

12-Month HOPP: Helping Other People Project in Bangkok, Thailand
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12-Month HOPP

2018 Bangkok Community Service Project PAWS Bangkok A Jesus story for you all

Featured image: Gulf of Thailand off the southern coast of Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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PADI Diving Adventures & Writers Workshops

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Certifiable!

Greetings from Bangkok, Thailand, and from the newly-certified graduate of the Teaching English as a Foreign Language program! I spent most of February studying and practice teaching in a TEFL course, from which I graduated on February 27. I have been wanting to take the course for so many years, but time and finances and… Continue reading Certifiable!

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Braving Bangkok: Reporting for Duty

Bangkok. Wow, it’s different. Chiang Mai was a “small” city of three million people, or at least that’s how I came to view it after living there for nearly three years. Bangkok. Not so much. Everything you read about Bangkok is true. It’s big. It’s busy. It’s really warm. Wait. It’s monstrous. It’s crazy. It’s… Continue reading Braving Bangkok: Reporting for Duty

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100% Funded Challenge

 When you’re on the mission field, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day of ministry and work and doing what God calls us to do. For me, that means spending most waking hours training students to make films and resources for people who have never heard the Gospel.It’s encouraging to see the students… Continue reading 100% Funded Challenge

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Fundraising Time

Greetings! CURRENT HAPPENINGS Our art and film schools are entering Week 5 with eight students from five nations. Students studied cross-cultural communications and ethno-arts together the first three weeks. Film students then studied photography last week and are learning scriptwriting this week. Art students are studying beginning and advanced drawing. Each student will take these… Continue reading Fundraising Time

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Help Us Get to Bub’s Graduation, Down the Mekong

Our outreach location has been announced. God is taking us to the dry places along the largest source of water through Southeast Asia - the Mekong River. God spoke very clearly through us as a staff and also through the students, even before they realized what they were praying about. It was quite amazing. Now,… Continue reading Help Us Get to Bub’s Graduation, Down the Mekong