For several years we have been taking a team to Cambodia to minister in schools, orphanages, farms, businesses, churches, etc. At the end of April we will again go to Glad Tidings International School (founded by a church of the same name in Singapore) to train the teachers in different subjects. Tek and my responsibility is to prepare some teachers for marriage, giving them pre-marital teaching and counselling. Since we will be away we are publishing this issue before we leave.
Twenty years ago we knew Jason Wong when he was studying in Perth. We met again this year, eager to hear his remarkable story of how he founded a movement in Singapore which has won national recognition. We tell his story of the Yellow Ribbon Project which has Transformed the lives of prisoners.
A long-time friend in Hongkong Kathy Leung tells her story in the video From Hopeless to Hopeful as she celebrates her 50th anniversary of her baptism. Once a mental patient doomed to spend life in a mental hospital, she is delivered by prayer and fasting to lead a useful, fruitful like.
Margaret Court, well-known in Australia as the all-time tennis champion who now pastors a church in Perth shares her spiritual victories in More Exciting than winning Wimbledon. One such exciting victory is Jodie Jarvis an ex-drug addict who became a police officer now helping other addicts. Read about the chance meeting she had with the Perth mission’s team in Bringing the good news to outback Australia.
Other testimonies include my unexplainable re-appearance of my Lost Earring, an insignificant matter but it reveals the care of Father God.
Our connection with Dr Ong Hwee Keng was in Asian Beacon, a magazine we both poured our passion into. His love of writing has produced two books. We publish a chapter of his first book The Trade In to whet your appetite to read the whole book in our ebook section: An Ordinary Man’s Stories.
Laborers in different parts of God’s vineyard reach out in creative, innovative ways. Backpackers find much more when they come to Australia Seeking adventure because a church cared for them.