Bangkok Immanuel Church Visits Orphanage, Challenged to Spread God’s Hope

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Uniting in one heart to proclaim the joy and hope of Christmas with many who are in need, the members of Bangkok Immanuel Church were blessed with an opportunity to visit an orphanage recently that are mostly populated by orphans that are HIV+.

During the visit to the orphanage, the members came to experience the living conditions and understand the challenges of orphans with HIV+, whom many have passed on while they are still in their teens or even some who struggled to adjust with new living conditions and discrimination from the society when they left the orphanage in search of working opportunities.

Reflecting on the visit, a member shared, “I am thankful for the visit opened my eyes to see how important is the position that I am now standing. Looking at myself, I am so much blessed, and I should stand up to be God’s channel of blessing to many who are less fortunate than myself. More than the basic living support that we can provide, what these orphans really need is Christ, who is their eternal hope that could change their lifetime forever.”

Heading towards Christmas, may the church members continue to remember the precious blessing that they have received in knowing Christ, and be challenged to bring this joy of knowing the Lord to share with many out there, so that they too will gain this satisfying joy that is only found in a relationship with Christ.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Welcomes Christmas, Decorates Church with One Heart

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In preparation for the Christmas event that will be held on Christmas Day, the members of Bangkok Immanuel Church gathered recently to decorate the church with Christmas decorations.

With the theme ‘True Light in the Night’, they seek to proclaim the True Light that God has brought to the world through the humble birth of Christ amidst the darkness of human’s ignorance and sins.

Recently, every member joined their hearts to decorate the church to greet many souls who will come to know the meaning of Christ’s birth. It is encouraging that the members have many creative ideas to decorate and they enjoyed the time of fellowship while decorating the church together. 

It is with great anticipation that as the church unite in preparing for Christmas.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Rejoices Over a Sister Accepting Christ after Church Camp

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By the grace of God, the members of Bangkok Immanuel Church rejoiced as they witnessed God’s work as a soul received Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior following the recent church camp. 

A member invited Sister Mew to the church camp and she showed a great interest in studying the Bible.

Sister Mew shared, “God has prepared me for a long time. I used to study in the Christian School where there are many Christian friends. Through the great experience with friends, I came to open my heart to receive Jesus as my Savior when I heard of the Good News.”

Please pray for her to grow in the knowledge of God and continue to live in faith and grace of Christ with other church members.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Concludes Camp with Overflowing Testimonies of Grace

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Following a few days of overflowing grace through the Bible lectures and activities, Bangkok Immanuel Church concluded their church camp on October 24th as they gathered and sung the camp song to encourage one another.

During the last session, the participants began with a time of worship and listening to the Word of God. Subsequently, there was a graceful time of testimonies where each shared their reflections about the camp.

A member shared, “My heart was overflowing with grace and I came to have a deeper relationship and fellowship with everyone.” Another member added, “It is like a small heaven here that I can spend time with brothers and sisters in Christ.”

Everyone testified that the atmosphere was filled with love and warmth. It is the time for them to experience deep spiritual and physical rest with God and fellow camp participants.

May God bless the church to be a place where God’s truth will overflow and fulfill the hearts of many weary souls.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Evangelizes at Public Places, Approaches Diverse Age Groups

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With the heart to evangelize diverse groups of people, ministers of Bangkok Immanuel Church went to evangelize in the public park recently. They met different age groups who came to relax and exercise in the park. 

They shared the gospel with one woman who is pious Buddhist. Ministers took this opportunity to ask about her faith. She likes to read Buddhist books and has heart to do good things.

After ministers listen her sharing, they talked about sins and she admitted that she is sinner and does not know where will go to after death. They shared Gospel to her. Finally, she asked for Bible to read.
 
In addition, they also met one woman filled with worried and burden sitting on the pond.  She didn’t want to talk with anyone. However, ministers approached her naturally with simple conversation. She opened her heart to share her life.  She felt thankful that they share good news for her.

Even through both of them didn’t respond the Gospel immediately.  Ministers believe the Gospel that sow in their hearts will not in vain.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Prays and Cries for Nation on Sunday Service

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On October 16th, Bangkok Immanuel Church held on the Sunday service and spent time in rememberance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Church members received the grace from the word of God taken from Ephesians 4:1-7 titled Unity in the body of Christ. In addition, they spent time in rememberance of the king and pray for Thai people and nation. 

One member express their heartfelt condolence on passing away of beloved King, “He lived a good life and has left a great legacy.”

May God bless Bangkok Immanuel church to unite in one body and spread Gospel to Thai people in the midst of grief.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Spurred by Return of Lost Soul to Persist in Follow Up

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Reaching out to many lost souls with the Gospel, the ministers of Bangkok Immanuel Church were encouraged by a brother who come back to the church again after long time.

The brother was evangelized by the minister, yet as he faced many difficulties in his life, it prevented him from coming to church for a long time. However, by God’s grace and unending love, after meeting with the ministers, he decided to set up right priority in following Jesus Christ.

A minister shared, “When I look at the lost souls, a Bible verse reminds me the joy of finding one lost lamb in the heart of the shepherd. I pray for him, that he can continue to grow in his faith by knowing the truth and fellowship with one another.”

It is with a great hope that many precious souls can be found through every channel that is led by the Holy Spirit.

Church Ministers Follow Up on Campus Students, Witness a Brother Accepting Christ

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The ministers of Bangkok Immanuel Church participated in a fellowship meeting organized by a campus fellowship recently.

Through the meeting, by the grace of God, the participants were encouraged by Brother Joe who decided to receive Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. He is the freshman in the campus and left his contact during the recent campus exhibition day.

He shared, “I have been impressed with Christianity since I attended a Christian primary school. I am touched by their warmth and love towards the society.” 

May the Holy Spirit will guide the ministers to meet with many prepared ones such as Brother Joe, guiding them to know Christ and His love towards them.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Co-works with Campus Fellowship

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As the new semester begins in Kasetsart University, the ministers of Bangkok Immanuel Church took hold of the opportunity to meet many freshmen through co-working with the campus’ Christian fellowship during Activity Exhibition Day that was held from August 22nd till 23rd.

Through co-working with the Christian Fellowship of Kasetsart University, it presented an opportunity for the church to promote its music outreach programs among the freshmen and students who visited the Christian fellowship’s booth.

During the activity, the ministers came to meet with many students who are interested in Christianity. Some even wrote on the board about their questions that they have about Christianity, which opens up future opportunities to engage them.

May the Holy Spirit guide and open the way for the ministers to meet precious souls to save and work together for God’s kingdom.

Bangkok Immanuel Church Holds Outdoor Activity, Strengthens Bond with Each Other คริสตจักรอิมมานูเอล กรุงเทพฯ จัดกิจกรรมนอกสถานที่ เชื่อมความสัมพันธ์พี่น้อง

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Recently, the members of Bangkok Immanuel Church held a one-day outdoor activity together. Everyone had a joyful time visiting a historical place and with nature.

They visited the Aroonpradit School and graveyard of missionaries at Petchaburi province. There was a special graveyard which was prepared before a person’s death. The members came to know that she is still alive with age of 101 year old and prepared her life well to meet God. They learned the precious lesson of life through the visit.

A member shared, “This is my first time travelling with church members. This time I felt that I am more closer to the members more.”

It is with hope that through every opportunity to meet, the members will overflow with grace to know one another as a body of Christ.

สมาชิกคริสตจักรอิมมานูเอล กรุงเทพฯ จัดกิจกรรมนอกสถานที่ในหนึ่งวัน ทุกคนมีช่วงเวลาแห่งความชื่นชมยินดีในการเยี่ยมชมสถานที่ประวัติศาสตร์ และธรรมชาติ

พวกเขาได้ไปเยี่ยมโรงเรียนอรุณประดิษฐ์ และสุสานของมิชชันนารีที่จังหวัดเพชรบุรี มีที่ฝังศพหนึ่งที่เตรียมไว้ก่อนที่บุคคลนั้นเสียชีวิต สมาชิกทราบว่าเธอยังคงมีชีวิตอยู่ในวัย 101 ปี และเธอได้เตรียมชีวิตอย่างดีในการพบพระเจ้า พวกเขาได้เรียนรู้บทเรียนล้ำค่าในชีวิตผ่านการเยี่ยมสุสาน

สมาชิกท่านหนึ่ง แบ่งปันว่า “นี่เป็นครั้งแรกที่ฉันได้มาเที่ยวกับสมาชิกคริสตจักร ฉันรู้สึกใกล้ชิดกับพี่น้องมากขึ้น”

มีความหวังว่าสมาชิกจะได้รู้จักกันและกันในพระกายของพระคริสต์