6 Months In
Half a year has flown by and we have already seen the Lord do so much in our church. People are trusting the Lord for salvation, growing in their faith, and getting involved in the ministry.
This past Sunday I thanked everyone for all that they were doing and almost everyone in the room had a ministry that they were already involved in.
Later, we had a time of testimony, and it was exciting to hear almost everyone share about how their life has been changed in the last few months in response to hearing the Word of God. Praise the Lord for what he is doing!
The King has Died
This last month was of HUGE importance for Thailand. The King that had been on the throne for 70 years passed away. He was extremely loved. (A paragraph is not enough to explain it all, but I wrote more on my Facebook if you are interested.)
His death was as significant to Thai people as their own family member dying. So, we tried to honor their King by having a type of memorial service for him, but point to hope in a Greater King and Greater Kingdom to come that will have no end. I think it was an important week in our church that helped us all see Jesus a little clearer.
Creating Digital Resources
Thailand is very lacking in Biblical resources, and even more lacking in digital resources (Bible programs, dictionaries, etc.) There is a total of 1 program that has 1 Study Bible’s notes. Not exactly extensive. So, we are working to put some more resources together in order to supply some basic Bible study tools for Thailand.
- The Thai intern we had last month has finished his internship and started working with us. Pray the Lord would continue to work in his life!
- We reworked our English classes and are seeing good fruit from those again
- Money is tight. The minstry is growing, and there is more minstry than money to do it with.
- We need to sell our car
- Continued growth!
- Wisdom to work out detalis to make it possible to get property for the church!
Yours for the Gospel in Thailand,
Philip & Lori Bassham
(Claire, Grace, and Emma)
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