Search the site

Twelve Basics for Living and Growing as a Christian
YWAM Discipleship by Dana Bratton
Legacy and Minstry Adventures of Dana Bratton
Peffect Storm: A Christian's Struggle with Depression
New Testament Expository Sermons vol. 1 Matthew 1-14
New Testament Expository Sermons vol. 2 Matthew 15-28
New Testament Expository Sermons vol. 3 Mark
New Testament Expository Sermons vol. 4 Luke 1-13
New Testament Expository Sermons vol 5 Luke 14-24
New Testament Expository Sermons vol. 6 John
Living Boldly: Acknowledging and Overcoming Fear
Dana & Cindy Bratton's Latest Adventures in Ministry
Sarasin BridgeCalvary Chapel dove



Missionaries to Thailand, Pastor Calvary Chapel at the Bridge January  2017

 In This Issue Our Websites
Current events Calvary Chapel at the Bridge
Teaching More About Ministry in Thailand
Prayer  Requests Join Our Mailing List
January letter
 July letter
February letter
August letter
March letter
September letter
April letter
October letter
May letter
November letter
June letter
December letter


Current events

Happy New Year.  We had 48 children on Sunday Chrristmas morniing.  What a joy to give each of them a gift and then talk about God's greatest Gift, the Lord Jesus, from Luke 2.

Christmas gifts

Christmas, notice all the sandals at the front doorPaliga, age 12 or 13, has been my translator the last few weeks.  Two boys accepted Christ.  Then we had lunch together.
Paliga translating and two boys saved

Tsunami memorial On the 26th we remembered the 12th year since the 2004 Tsunami.  Again I had the privilage of sharing the Gospel.  This year the attendance was low but there was a large group of studeents.  By their raised hands during the Buddhist part of the service and then the Moslem, about 1/4 of were Buddhist and and about 1/4 were Moslem.  The other half may be Christian from the outreach we did at that school with International Commission.  We hung a wreath for each country after the service.

Teaching the Word in Thailand  

 We are studying through the book of Exodus on God's Word for Today radio program. Podcasts of the programs are at and  listed also on iTunes.  Sunday mornings at church we are studying Ephesians, and Wednesday nights we are studying the book of John.  See 

 Praise and Prayer Requests

Pray that many will listen to the daily radio 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 faith.

Pray for  Cindy as she leads the worship at church .

Pray for Ohn our church staff, that God will bless her ministry with us and help her with her health.

Pray for Dana left eye cataract surgery.

Pray for the ability to sell many of our belongings, including car and motorcycle,  in preparation for the move back to California

Pray for a church in So. CA for me to serve as pastor

Pray for a teaching job for Cindy

Pray we can find low cost housing

Pray for Global Media Outreach, the Thai community had to be shut down, I am in the English Asia community now and still serving as a training leader.  Pauli and I will still receive contacts for Thailand too.

Praise God that Desi and Justin found us a car to buy.

Praise.God that Pastor Yai from the Seed Church will help us with a team of people to keep our church goiing.

 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 one-time giving.

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, 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 to
Cindy and I, except that they will take 10% of it for processing and administration fees.

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter

contact Cell phone:  66 (0)85-641-6123
Our U.S. voice mail Skype (951)643-8641
E mail:

Thailand mailing address:

93/101 Moo 5 Soi Thachatchai 9 Mai Khao, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand 83110

Home  | Bibles Calvary Chapel at the Bridge Children Links |  Christian Links Daily Devotions  ESL EFL Textbooks | Greece and Rome | Hospital Visitation | Just for Kids | Medical   Ministry Trips | Missionary Newsletter | Our Family | Salvation | Sermon Notes  | Thai Bible  Thai Flash Cards Thai Language Course | Thailand Churches | Thailand Ministry | Web Design 

web design by Dana