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Young Ho Lee Family

March 2018

Greetings from South Korea

Praise God we were able to move to another location and had the first service in the new building last Sunday. We had two visitors; one of them is working at a local pharmacy store in the same area of our church. He is in his 50s and he and his family are unsaved and need our prayers. The other one is saved and I had a privilege to baptize him a long time ago. He responded during invitation for rededication. Pray that our Lord can use him in soul winning for His glory.

Two Sundays ago we had two new visitors. They are from Africa working at construction Company here in Korea. We had good fellowship around the lunch table after the service. According to their testimony, there are a large number of African employees working in our area. Most of them are unsaved and need our prayers. Pray that God would open the door for us to reach out to them with the gospel of our Lord. This Sunday we had one new first time visitor for the morning service and one new convert from Buddhist. Praise God for him being set free and becoming a child of the King!

Cathy and I are still active in our church work but we do need new strength in order to continue the ministry. I have been under a doctor’s care and medical treatments for some time but doctor suggests that my lower back surgery may be the best option to avoid the excruciating pain. I have to decide in two weeks but in the meantime I do appeal for your heartfelt prayers.

Thanks again and again for your help and support standing behind our ministry here in South Korea.

Because of Calvary,
Young Ho and Cathy Lee
Your Missionary in South Korea

The Mortenson Family

March 2018

Dear Family and Friends,

This past month has been full of so many blessings. Thank you for your faithful support and prayers. God has provided health and everyone is back to normal after each of the kids battled mild flu symptoms. God has also supplied safety on the roads through the winter weather.

God continues to supply our support and we are excited to let you all know that we are at 76%! One of the greatest blessings of being on deputation is seeing God work in amazing ways.

Back in December, we received an email from a missionary in Papua New Guinea who explained that he was teaching his church that they, too, needed to be a part of supporting missions. He asked me to email him some information about the ministry the Lord has called us to. Upon reviewing our BIMI account this month we discovered that the church had sent in support! Our God is so big that a task that seems impossible to us (raising our support) is nothing to Him!

Please be praying for us over this coming month as we will be traveling and presenting in churches starting in Florida, then Louisiana, on to Kansas, back to Florida, up to Georgia, then back to Alabama, and Louisiana. As we near the end of deputation we are excited to see the Lord not only supplying the strength to keep pressing on through a busy schedule, but also providing opportunities to share the Gospel. Our prayer is that the Lord would continue to use us to be an encouragement to Christians and churches and reach people even while we are on the road.

At the beginning of last month we started the process of gathering documents needed to establish our residency in Honduras. All of our US documents had to be sent to the agency of origin so they could be authenticated. We are still waiting on some of them to come back. The authentication process here is just a small glimpse into the future as we prepare to make Honduras our home.

Thank you again for your faithful support and prayers.

In Christ,
Nate and Cori, with Mykenzie, Grant, Blake, and Savanna

mortensonfamily@teamhonduras.com
www.teamhonduras.com
bimi.org

Fredericks’ March 2018 Prayer Letter

March 2018

We arrived back in Thailand from our brief trip to visit family and hit the ground running. Since returning it has been pretty hectic, but that is the way we like it. We were thankful to be able to spend time with our children and grandchildren, although it is certainly not long enough. Below we will give a synopsis of our ministry this year

Soul Winning: After returning I did a short seminar about soul winning for the members of our church. The goal was to try to get folks more active in sharing their faith. In February we took eleven members door to door in the area to actively share the Gospel. They all did a great job. A few good contacts were made as well.

Bible Institute: I am teaching two courses this term; Hebrew Poetry and Greek II. Both classes are progressing well with good attendance. We are trying to record the sessions but keep running into technical issues. As I mentioned in previous letters, we are making due with the system we have in place, but it is proving inadequate. Initially, I wanted to buy a couple of Mac computers for our video and audio editing, but have since downgraded my wish list to one or two PCs. We are also in need of sound equipment so we can get a decent audio track. In total, we are still short about $2000 for computer equipment and about $500 short for audio and video equipment. If you can help, please designate your special offering as Frederick Computer when you send your gift to our Mission Board, BWMOM. You can also give (non-tax deductible) through our website www.thaimissions.org.

Ministry: I continue to teach a big load at our local universities. This is a great open door to reach young people who are away from home and the heavy Buddhist influence of relatives.

Misc.: Our support is less than desirable at this point, so I am planning a 4-6 month furlough in 2019 to try to raise some more funds. We haven’t actively tried to raise support since we came to the field in 2003. Needless to say, our spending power is not so powerful anymore. We appreciate the special Christmas offerings we received, our faithful supporters (many who have supported us since 2001), and of course, the many who pray regularly for us and Thailand. We are most grateful for all who share in this ministry.  

Please pray for: Mike’s students and fellow teachers for salvation. Pray for salvation for a man who still comes regularly (more than two years). Pray for Hannah (our youngest daughter) for her college school bill and her university studies. Pray for wisdom in ministry matters and the results of outreach. Pray for the Britten family as they make their final preparation to go to England as our church’s first missionary family, especially for their visa application. Pray for a young lady in our church who is struggling spiritually. (Names are not included for privacy reasons. I hope you understand.)

We are truly humbled to be a part of your mission’s program and look forward to many more years of service together. May the Lord bless you as you faithfully serve Him.

For Christ in Thailand,
Mike & Francis Frederick

www.thaimissions.org

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mike@thaimissions.org

66-86-183-1575

Our mailing address is:
Box 47 Hang Dong Post
Chiang Mai 50230 Thailand

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