Greetings from Myanmar! We will be able to blog you while here in Myanmar! We arrived on Wednesday evening in the rain. We were picked up by Pastor Toe Toe's wife, Thiry and transported to our hotel. On Thursday, we prepared for the first day of...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our daylong sightseeing tour took us on the skyrail, to the river where we took a ride. Bangkok is a huge city of over 6 million people. It is under continuous construction of new buildings which exist alongside very old buildings. We got out from...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
We spent most of the day traveling from the beautiful beach area of Khaolak. It is amazing that there are not more tourists here. Most evenings when we went out to eat dinner, there was no one else at the restaurants. This is the off season...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Today is the last Fast-track clinic here in Khoalak. It is for a small group of Burmese refugee students. We are so thankful to be able to minister to these folks! They are very attentive and receptive to the teaching, even though it is for just a...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
June 11 - ThailandLocal Burmese youth attend a fast-track Youth EE clinic.
Today the local office of Youth EE hosted some of the local youth and pastors of the area for a Fast-track clinic. The local ministering team were very blessed and surprised at the turnout. They hope to do follow up with those who attended and to...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
June 10 - ThailandFast-track Youth EE clinic at Khaolak.
Today we made our way back to Khoalak from Hat Yai. It was another 6 hour trip of viewing the beautiful country of Thailand. We are now getting more rains. They don't last long and help with bringing down the temperatures some. We got back to...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
June 9 - ThailandWe travel back to Khaolak from Hat Yai.
This morning we toured an area Buddist temple. The grounds covered about 2 city blocks. There were numerous buddas all around. A school for boys all the way up to high school is on the grounds and also a building for college-aged monks. After...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
June 8 - ThailandA visit to a Buddist temple and our last day in Hat Yai.
Today we spent the day traveling from Khoalak to Hat Yai. It was a 6 hour trip through mountain areas and open plains. The mountains are different here. They are not as long, but jut up from the earth and are covered with trees. The roads here are...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
June 7 - ThailandTravel to Hat Yai and the first night of Youth EE.
We had an easy day today. After a morning orientation with Susan Taylor, some of us went tubing down a river nearby. It was quite refreshing as it was another HOT day! We have had tremendous weather! Considering that now is the start to the rainy...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
We spent the day traveling to Thailand. We left early (5 AM) to catch our plane back to Manila. There we parted ways from the group that returned to the States. Good bye Pastor Groves and the Clemins family! We were in airports all day and arrived...[ abbreviated | read entire ]