When Christianity is Illegal

Thailand Mission Trip

Chiang Rai, Thailand – July 7th, 2014

A torrential downpour greeted us as we emerged from our rooms this morning for an early-morning prayer time with the children from Home of Grace. After eating breakfast, we walked these precious little ones to school.

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Next, our morning and early afternoon consisted of praying for members of the local church in their own homes.We sang and worshiped God and laid hands on them. You could feel the heavy and peaceful presence of God in every place even though the rain continued to fall.

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We then crossed the border into Myanmar, a country with a military dictatorship that makes Christianity illegal. Some Chinese Christians living there took us to lunch and then to a nursing home where we shared the Gospel boldly and laid hands on and prayed for the residents. It became a powerful time with some of them in tears from the presence of God. After that, we drove to a home church to pray with the pastor’s family before hurrying to make it back across the border before it closed.

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At this point, we rejoined the Home of Grace kids for dinner and a show they performed for us. Afterwards, we taught them some English and then finished the day with evening prayer.

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We can’t believe how much we did in just one day! God’s presence remained with us throughout the day. Although soggy and cold all day as the rain continued to pour down, we felt grateful for the cool temperatures and full of praise for the opportunities to minister.

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Today was an amazing day in Thailand and even Myanmar! When we came out of our rooms we were greeted with a morning downpour that continued all day.  We started out the day having 6:00 am prayer time with the kids from Home of Grace. We then had breakfast and walked the precious little ones to school.

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Our morning and early afternoon consisted of praying for members of the local church in their own homes. We sang and worshipped God and laid hands on them. The presence of God was heavy and peaceful in each place.

We then crossed the border into Myanmar, a country with a military dictatorship where Christianity is illegal.  We were met by some Chinese Christians living in Myanmar at the border who took us to lunch. We then headed to a nursing home where we performed our drama,sang , and laid hands on and prayed for the residents. It was a powerful time with some of them in tears from the presence of God.  After that we drove to a family’s home who have a house church and prayed over them. We then hurried back across the border to make it by the 6:30 closing time.

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Then we played with and loved on the kids and ate dinner back at Home of Grace. After dinner the kids put on a show for us and we taught them some English. We finished the day with evening prayer for the kids. We can’t believe how much we did. God’s presence was with us throughout and although we were soggy all day as the rain poured down, we were grateful for the cool and stayed in good spirits