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The car has been completely repaired and is running great. We bought insurance through the Auto Club. I have to take a behind the wheel test for my driver's license on Thursday due to my eye sight.  I only had a California ID and Thai driver's license the last three years. I have been busy sending my resume to churches and others looking for a pastor or chaplain job.  The list includes: Pastor of Beverly Hills Baptist Church, LIfe Groups Pastor at Crossraods Church in Corona, Chaplain for the Riverside Country Sherriff, Chaplain at Kaiser Hospital Riverside, Pastor at First Baptist Church of Ojai, Pastor of Valley Hope Church in Turlock, Senior Pastor at Crossway Church in San Fernando, English pastor at Mandarin Baptist Church in Alhambra, Senior pastor at Arbor Christian Fellowship in Lake Forest, Community Pastor at West Covina Christian Fellowship, Calvary Chapel Chinese Fellowship in Chino, Senior Pastor at Diamond Canyon Christian Church Diamond Bar, and Co Mininster at North Orange Christian Church, Hope Chapel in Big Bear, plus more.  Please pray that God will guide me and guide the church to the best match for our next step in mininstry.  Do you know of a church position?  Here is my resume Cindy can't apply for teaching positions until I get a pastor position, so we know where we will live..She is tutoring one boy two days a week..

We had a great time with our family in Desert Hot Springs on the occassion of my brohter Derek, missionary to Uganda, speaking at Grace Church.  He brought Pastor David of Uganda with him, what a delightful man.  See more about Derek's mininstry at

We continue to receive good reports of the progress of the church in Phuket.  For more see

 Pastor Levi Nokkids at the new Seed Church (Calvary Chapel at the Bridge)congregation

the invitation

Teaching the Word

  See  I will continue to work with Wanta in translating for 

 Praise and Prayer Requests

Pray for a church pastor opening and for wisdom in discerning God's call to a particualar church..

Pray for the salvation of the people in our village in Thailand and for the discipleship and maturity of the believers, equipping them for the work of the ministry.

Pray for all our children at the church in Thailand- pray for their continued spiritiual growth, their physical needs, and that their family members will come to faith..

Pray for a teaching job for Cindy

Pray for health insurance to be included with the new job

Pray we can find low cost housing.    Praise the Lord, we have been able to stay with our friend Dr. Marion Hammarlund.

Pray for Global Media Outreach that many will come to faith and be discipled.

We are very thankful for those who support us each month.  This is the last month for donations through Shepherd's Staff.

May God receive all the glory for what He has done and is doing in Phuket and Phang Nga Thailand and beyond and here in Southern California.

Thank you for your prayers and financial support. God bless you, with love, Dana and Cindy Bratton

Donation checks for our missionary support, which will end June 30, 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.

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