Hi Friends and Family,
Before sharing a June 2020 update, allow me to give some real-quick details about my stay here in Cambodia.
I have have been here for 2 years now and I am currently staying in an international school owned by a Korean missionary. The factors for adjustment have been better now compared with my first few months. Yes, I have picked up some from their language already and my stomach has adjusted somehow with their food.
I’d say everything is actually just fine, until recently this question bugged me. Perhaps one of the reasons was because I have watched several video sermons of Myles Munroe about how to be successful and how to create an impact in this world. Thus, such inquiry had me thinking. I was just resting on a hammock that time and then there it was again, the question, “Why am I here in Cambodia?” The inquiry brought me back when I first answered God’s calling.
And the sure thing that God wants me to do here is to plant a church ministry. A ministry that will extend God’s kingdom here in Cambodia. It was three years ago when my heart broke for what breaks God’s heart when I had a short mission exposure in Phnom Penh and until now every time I would see such activity here in Cambodia, I can’t look at it or even think of it for a long time.
Sometimes I ask myself, “Why me?”. But I would just found myself answering and being convicted by the Holy Spirit with, “If not you, then who?” and “I have created you for this very reason.” Hence, I consider such a burden as an honor and a privilege. It is somewhat similar to what Apostle Paul was saying about taking part in what Jesus had suffered. At least a pinch of it.
Probably for other people, two years is already a long time to accomplish the task that God has given me here, however for some reason I can see that this is just the beginning, even with frustrations and despair at times I resorted to believing that it is not too late to keep pursuing the plan of God in establishing a ministry here. It’s better to have a positive outlook on things than to dwell on the frustrations that certainly make our souls downcast.
You are reading this update because what God is doing here must be known. I believe it is timely, for all of you to hear this great news happening here in the kingdom of Cambodia.
Let me show them to you.
As you can see, most of the ministry opportunity that I have here is English teaching and I strongly believe that it is a wisdom from God to do this because there is a high demand from students who want to learn the language. Thus, as a teachenary (teacher-missionary) it is my sworn duty to let them get connected to Jesus.
As someone who is already in the field, it is my joy to be able to plant the seed that He has entrusted me. And yes, I am already planting and there are more to be planted considering that there are more doors of opportunity to do so.
This is the Love Church ( ព្រះវិហារសេចក្ដីស្រលាញ់ ) in Kampong Thom, Cambodia. It has officially started June 2019 and up until now God has been loyal and faithful. More Cambodian families have attended and are being connected to the ministry. Much more these days as a result of our online service every Sunday.
These things are certainly God’s doing. The truth of the matter is, these things won’t be possible without him providing the vision, wisdom, strength, and partners.
In line with this, I need more prayer partners and supporters.
Honestly, I cannot do this alone. I need a team and wherever you are right now you can be part of this growing ministry opportunity. You can be part of a national transformation.
Could you please take a moment to pray for my concerns right now?
- Deeper Intimacy with God
- Purity of Heart and Mind
- Wisdom and Good Health
- God-Centered Relationship
- Investment Opportunity
- Locals Involvement in the Online Ministry
- Monthly Supporters
In a nutshell, the main things that I do at the moment are teaching English to different levels and incorporating Jesus in any way possible and leading the ministry that has been started here. My weekdays are for teaching opportunities and weekends are for the church ministry.
Thank you so much for spending your precious time to read this. My heart is filled with gratitude because of your prayers and support. God is loyal and faithful indeed.
ព្រះប្រទានពរ – God bless!
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