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Missionaries to Thailand, Pastor Calvary Chapel at the Bridge September  2016

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Sin Ta the lady seated next to the man in the red shirt, received Christ in church a few weeks ago. From left to right are On, Ake, Sim, Bon, Sin Ta, and Boy.


As usual the children present that morning sang a couple of songs for us                                       . children

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 in September.  Also laster this month will be the Calvary Chapel missions conference in Chiang Mai and a visa  renewal trip to Bangkok.  October 7 will be a kick off rally for the international churches an evening of worship and fellowship and the need to evangelize. 

  The goal of the Thai church is to plant a church in every province, district, sub-district and eventually every village in Thailand.  According to E Star Foundation Though the gospel has been in Thailand for 188 years, 75% percent of the sub-districts still have no church. 60% of the country’s population lives in these sub-districts. The three northernmost provinces have only 5% of the population in Thailand yet 51% of the Christians. For decades missionaries have bypassed millions of lost people to reach those on their list.  It is exciting to see the gospel spreading more in the South.


Teaching the Word in Thailand  

 We are studying through the book of Genesis 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 Psalms, and Wednesday nights we are studying the book of Nehemiah.  See 

 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 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 faith.

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 cholesterol, 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 committee.

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 pastor.

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.

Pray for my Mom Janet with back pain that may require surgery.  Praise God for my Dad Gary who had prostate cancer, but is now cancer free.  Also my brother in law Jim with a detatched retina and back problems. 

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 Khem.

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 Thai community.  Please pray for Sana and  Pauli   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 two months I've had no new contacts from Thailand..

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 one-time giving.

 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, 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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