Monthly Archives: June 2010

Ghin Kao (eat food or literally, eat rice )

         The community at Khaodee really lives out the words of Acts 2:42-47 “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. And all who believed were together and […]

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Going to School

         All of the kids at Khaodee attend school. Each morning they don their uniforms and pack into the trucks after breakfast. The younger children receive a bag lunch and are driven to the nearby elementary school. The older children are driven to the high school, which is located closer to town. Clifton and I were […]

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A Khaodee Moment

         This is Baanchuen. She is at Khaodee because her mother was incarcerated. The night before this photo was taken she was deeply distraught and in tears, not having heard from her mother in months. Gai and Clifton consoled her and encouraged her to pray to God about it.          The following day we went to the […]

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Worship at Khaodee

         The worship at Khaodee is the thing that impacts visitors the most. The children sing with reckless abandon. They sing with all they have, dance with exuberance, and pray with a faith that is certain that God hears and answers. The authenticity of their worship is so moving that it really has to be experienced […]

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Work at Khaodee

         My first morning at Khaodee the children worked…not just chores like making their bed and taking out the garbage. They mixed cement to finish paving a walkway before moving on to clear debris and rubble and paving the perimeter of another house after lunch. They do more before noon than I do all day! I […]

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