We've had quite a bit of rain this month, thankfully the roof on the church
and on the house have been repaired, so no leaks. We will need
to replace some of the ceiling in our house that has black mold. Pray
that the bedroom wall will stop leaking. We're unable to find the
source and repair it. Pray
to that the roof will stay together on the church, we tend to have tiles
fall off in the strong winds and they fall through the neighbor's house,
damaging things that we need to replace for them.
Operation Andrew is starting across Phuket and other southern provinces in
preparation for the Will Graham celebration February 17 - 19, please pray.
The Christian Life and Witness Course will be available for all churches in
Phuket in Novermber and instructor training, which I plan to attend, will be
One of the local schools had an olympics day with band and dancing too, that
we attended in support of several of our church members.
Teaching the Word in Thailand
We are studying
a variety of topics on God's Word for Today radio program answering
questions from www.gotquestions.org .I am
translating answers to questions at
with help from Wanta.
Podcasts of the programs are at
www.wdbydana.com/Radio and listed also on iTunes. Sunday
mornings at church we are studying Psalms, and Wednesday nights we are studying
the book of Nehemiah.
Praise and Prayer Requests
Praise the Lord we have a radio station to broadcast on with a much
wider range in Phuket and Phang Nga. Everday 7:30
- 8:00 a.m.plus streaming on the internet. Pray that many will listen to the broadcast and the Holy Spirit
will help them to understand.
Pray for the salvation of the people in our
village and for the discipleship and maturity of the believers, equipping
them for the work of the ministry.
Pray for all our children at church- pray for their continued spiritiual
growth, their physical needs, and that their family members will come to
Pray for Cindy as she leads the worship at church, not to mention the
laundry and the cooking. Pray for her too on her strcit diet to
control cohlesterol, uric acid and alkaline phosphatase.
Pray for the Andaman Celebration of Love with Will Graham Evangelistic happening here
February 17-19 and all the work before and after the event, that thousands of Thai
people will be saved. Pray for my involvment on the international
Pray we can begin a youth ministry for teens in our church
Pray for Ohn our church staff, that God will bless her ministry with us and
help her with her health..
Pray for two Thai men to mentor, one as youth pastor and one as senior
Pray for Sana, for her family, and for her business. Her Mom and sister
don't know the Lord yet.
Pray for our shut ins Pi Ja and Pi Dang. Pray for Pi Tep who is
disabled and mentally handicapped, that he will receive the medical help
that he needs. We just learned that Pi Tep is in the hospital in Surat
Thani; pray the doctors help him in the right ways.
Pray for my Mom Janet with back pain that may require surgery. Pray
for my Dad Gary too with other medical issues. Also my brother in law
Jim with a detatched retina and back problems.
Pray for Duke and Sunshine as they adjust to the USA.
Pray for Pastor Joe, his wife Sara, their children Joey, Jacob, Tyler and
Marissa Nelson. See
Pray for Pastor Eh Khaw and his wife, La La, leading Calvary Chapel Baan Naam
Pray for Pastor Eric and his wife MJ Johansen
who leads the Calvary Chapel Bible College In Mae Sariang.
Pray for more online missionaries for Global Media Outreach
Please pray for Sana and Siri,
Pray for follow up discipleship on the many professions of faith. . Pray
for advertising dollares for Thailand. I used to have three or four
people accept Christ per day, now for about a month I've had no new contacts
Please pray for a few additional financial supporters. Shepherd's
Staff has significantly lowered our maximum monthly allotment until we can
achieve a consistent increase. We are very
thankful for those who support us each month. Our personal and
church month-to-month expenses are covered, but things like visas and
conferences and furlough trips to the States and major repairs/household
purchases are not. Please prayerfully consider monthly, quarterly, or
Pray for Ron who is
just finishing his training with me to be an Online Missionary in the US.
May God receive all the glory for what He has done and is doing in Phuket
and Phang Nga Thailand and beyond.
Thank you for your prayers and financial support. God bless you, with love, Dana and Cindy Bratton
Donation checks for our missionary support should be made payable to
Shepherd's Staff Mailing address:
6739 Academy Road NE Suite #320 Albuquerque, NM 87109 Reference account #2067 or online at
www.ssmfi.org, monthly EFT is available.
Personal gifts can be made through
PayPal Shpherd's Staff is a 501c3 organization and will make all donations
tax-deductible for you. After receiving your donation they will mail you a
receipt and return envelope. Contributions are solicited with the understanding
that Shepherd's Staff has complete discretion and control over the use of
all donated funds. Therefore, all of the donations sent to us will go directly
Cindy and I, except that they will take 10% of it for processing and
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