Bangkok Immanuel Church Networks with Local Campus Fellowship for Effective Mission

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Bangkok, Thailand – Church Ministers attended a Christian activity organized recently by the KU Christian Fellowship in an effort to build relationship with Christian students in the campus.

With the theme ‘The Star of Christmas’, close to 50 students attended the activity to reflect upon the purpose of celebrating Christmas. By participating in the event, it provided a precious opportunity for the ministers to engage many Christians in the university while enhancing the network with the campus fellowship leaders towards evangelizing the whole campus for Christ.

Ít is with hope that through the new relationships being made during the activity, it would lead many to find rest in the Bible study programs offered by church.

Bangkok Immanuel Church to Hold Bible-Centered Events to Fulfill Christmas Goals

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Bangkok, Thailand – Entering the month of December where the nation celebrates the King’s Birthday (also the National Father’s Day) and Christmas, Bangkok Immanuel Church ministers will be preparing for Bible-centered events as means to gather many at once.

Among the events that have been planned are as follows: 7th Anniversary Celebration of the Bangkok Immanuel Church, Movie Fellowship where the movie ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’will be shown, Christmas Party where a goal of 24 non-Christians are expected to attend the ‘True Meaning of Christmas’ themed event and Caroling in neighboring houses to spread the message of love.

Apart from the Bible-centered events, the ministers will also take part in a “Mission in Action” event from December 5th till 7th that is organized to challenge participants to be involved in the Great Commission both within the nation and beyond.

May the month of December serve to be a month of harvest where many people will come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Strategy of Empathic Listening Effectively Reaching Seniors

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Bangkok, Thailand – As the ministers of Bangkok Immanuel Church continue their study of Buddhists’ mindset and characteristics of Thai people recently, they identified an effective strategy of empathic listening while reaching out to seniors.

By listening empathically to his life stories when he was initially evangelized and subsequently building relationship with him over the past several months, a senior finally stepped into the church on the occasion of his 84th birthday recently.

Despite it being a happy occasion, the senior opened up to share his life sufferings, hopelessness and fear to death. Sensing the opportunity, the ministers encouraged him with words of hope and subsequently shared the Gospel which he heard for the first time in his life.

As the Holy Spirit continues to work in the life of the senior, it is with hope that many such as him who are in suffering and burden could find rest in the church and the Lord of peace.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Broadens Knowledge in Buddhist Religion for Effective Mission

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Bangkok, Thailand – Towards leading the mission effectively, ministers of Bangkok Immanuel Church participated in a seminar organized by a Christian foundation entitled, ‘To Understand Religions, Understand Humans; to Understand Buddhists, Understand Thai People’ on November 24th.

“As 95% of Thai people are Buddhists, do Thai churches understand Buddhism enough to do mission with them? This was the major question raised by the speakers. During the seminar, the speakers shared about the purpose of the studying Buddhism, the different theology between Christians and Buddhists, the characteristics of Thai people, the right attitude towards Buddhists and Buddhism. Subsequently, a time for questions and answers was also allocated for the further discussion.

Through the seminar, the ministers realized that it is important to do research and to know their people well for the purpose of expanding mission. In addition, they recognized that it is more effective to do mission with native Thais.

May God grant the ministers wisdom to find effective strategies towards evangelizing many Thai people for His glory.

National Prayer Campaign: Pray for Mobilizing 100,000 Christian to Share Gospel

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Bangkok, Thailand – Thailand Christians launched Celebration of Prayer for Nation Campaign at Mahachon Church, Bangkok in the beginning of November. The campaign last for 40 days, together with fasting and intercession for nation with the theme “Restore & Reconcile”. Bangkok Immanuel Church ministers prayed together with Christian from many churches.

One prayer highlight is to pray for mobilizing 100,000 Christians to share the Gospel faithfully towards the goal of 1 million people to know Christ. Furthermore, 7,000 intercessors will rise to pray for the nation. It is the goal for the whole nation in 2015. All is urged to commit to pray and be part of this great plan.

“I was excited to pray together with people who faithfully pray for the nation. Thanks God that we will be part of this vision and share the same goal for the nation. The prayer topic gave me the hope for the future, time of harvest will come in this nation,” shared by a minister.

“To proclaim the year of the LORD’s favor”

More Locals Connect with Bangkok Immanuel Church through Outreach Program

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Bangkok, Thailand – New participants keep adding in Bangkok Immanuel Church outreach program. It has been served as the bridge to network with the neighborhood.

Besides the campus students, recently a senior also send his grandson to participate the outreach program and receive positive feedback. The minister plans to guide participants step by step to know the Gospel. It is also thankful to have members to join actively in church program and fellowship.

May the seed of gospel planted to all participants of outreach program and grows.

“I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God made it grow.”

Members Starts Bringing Families to Church

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Bangkok, Thailand – Bangkok Immanuel Church unites to pray and support one another to bring their families to Christ through inviting them to participate in Sunday Service.

Majority of the church members comes from non-Christian background. Their families’ members strongly believe in other religion. Remembering the spiritual need of their loved one, members pray for God to work so their family member could step into the church.

It is thankful to witness member family to open their heart to share and enjoy the fellowship together, as well as pray for one another.

It is hope that members will aware of their role to bring their families back to Christ, actively seek the chances to evangelize them.

“Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”

Church Minister Identifies Core Message to Win Back Families

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Bangkok, Thailand – Through reaching out to church neighborhood, minister of Bangkok Immanuel Church able to understand the challenge of being the leader of family, thus develop the core message to guide them to accept Jesus as personal savior.

Through the sharing of an elder, though they have been enjoying a wealthy life through life-long hard work, their souls couldn’t rest because there is no answer to all the challenges they face in life. It is easy to fall into hopelessness as they face the problems in marriage, parenting, illness, unfairness, etc.

It is with thankfulness that through the opens heart of the neighbor, the church can serve the community with message of hope, to gain the eternal hope through believing in Jesus Christ- the savior and God, who is able to turn evil into good.

Please pray that Holy Spirit will guide the minister to have wisdom to preach the message of hope to many families and bring them back to God.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Set Goal and Action Plan to Evangelize Family.

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Bangkok, Thailand – Bangkok Immanuel church specifies the evangelism target to families and working professionals, besides the campus ministry.

In order to reach more professionals and families, Bangkok Immanuel Church minister tried different ways to evangelize them apart from community outreach programs. Recently they promoted Online Bible Study Campaign.

The minister believe that the process of evangelize families is like filling up the six jars, when they keep on approaching family and pray continuously, God will fulfill the goal.

It is hope that Bangkok Immanuel Church will bring comfort to many broken family.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Testifies Prayer Change Members Life

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Bangkok, Thailand- Ever since Bangkok Immanuel Church launch prayer campaign among members, they have been interceding for one another daily thus witness the change in member’s spiritual life.

A Bible study student, who has studied for years, was able to experience the work of Holy Spirit to remove her doubt. She always wondered why she had to be separated with her father from a young age. Recently during a Bible study lesson, the student was able to realize it was for a greater good, so she will not be involved in worshipping spirits as her father did. After the doubt towards God was removed, she is thankful to know the reason and confess that, “God loves me so much and He protects me.”

Members believe that when the prayer is piling up more and more, Holy Spirit will display great work to remove their stumbling block in faith, and enjoy the freedom in Christ!