Praise that the move of the international school to its new building went well and for the improvements this move has made to school life. Pray for Steve who is busy in the school’s finance office and is working to finalize the budget for next year. Pray for grace for all involved in the transition of several key people in leadership positions and the provision of several teachers for next year. Praise that Sherree is completing her language studies and helping to re-establish a play ministry in the children’s ward of a local hospital. Pray for wisdom, volunteers and meaningful relationships with the families.
The Hat are a Central Asian minority whose Chinese-Islamic heritage and culture distinguishes them from the Majority populations in the countries in which they live. Numbering about 10.6 million, they are descendants of Muslim merchants from Persia and Arabia, as well as Muslim mercenary armies sent to support local dynasties. Pray for workers willing to go among them with humility, vulnerability and respect, helping them to learn how to follow Jesus as Hat. Two Hat men – Photo courtesy of Tom Thai Warren’s restaurant was across the street from our home. He would often see me cycling around town or heading out to exercise. One day as we ate in his restaurant Warren asked if he could exercise with me. We started cycling together once a week – sometimes for several hours at a time, followed by refreshments back at his restaurant. As our friendship deepened Warren shared about his … Read More