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September 2018

He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away Revelation 21:4 This aerial photo shows the Khlong Toey area almost … Continue reading

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August 2018 Update

You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and … Continue reading

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May News

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.  — Dr. Howard Thurman (1899-1981), theologian and civil rights leader We arrived at … Continue reading

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April Update!

  The best encounters with neighbours are often incidental. We park our motorbikes away from our house and pass the same people each day as we come and go. This short walk in and out of our neighbourhood is a … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

“Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness … Continue reading

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January News

“God always gets there before us… thus there is a genuine sense in which we must engage in mission in reverse because the Spirit is present in each and every situation before we get there’ Les Henson Many of you lovely … Continue reading

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November News

I had meant to ask her for months but it never seemed quite the right time. Now, sitting together on the floor of her home, I asked her what happened to the baby. P’Prim is in her late thirties and … Continue reading

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September News

  ‘The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it’            John 1:5 I began writing this newsletter more than a month ago as we were visiting our neighbour and dear friend … Continue reading

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July News

  ‘Despair is global. Hope is local.’ – Jonathan Cornford #tearconference2017 A friend passed on these words recently and the more I dwell on them the more they have impressed their truth into my soul. I’m learning that Hope is … Continue reading

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