Reflections from Thailand by Laura Lomax

Reflections from Thailand by Laura Lomax

  About a year ago, Doug and Terri Vancil had a brilliant and crazy idea.   Taking 25 young people on a 27 hour plane journey, where the food and language are extremely foreign, to a nation that by definition is Buddhist!   After a year of planning and rehearsals on...
Reflections from Thailand by Virginia Wells

Reflections from Thailand by Virginia Wells

“I serve you, Rebecca, in the name of the Lord.” As we gathered for worship the morning before we left Thailand, emotions were high. We prayed for the people we worked with and for those who had supported us on our trip, we shared stories of where we had seen God...
Reflections from Thailand by Lindsey Pegram

Reflections from Thailand by Lindsey Pegram

Trying to describe this incredible experience in 200 words is one of the hardest things I have ever done. This trip was nothing short of life-changing. Words cannot describe my gratitude to this congregation, Mr. and Mrs. Vancil, the Barbee family, our chaperones, and...
Reflections from Thailand by William Petitt

Reflections from Thailand by William Petitt

Before departing for Thailand I would often question myself about the gulf of disparities between our two societies-the food, the environment, but most of all the people. Specifically, the question that remained the most constant and weighted in my mind was how would...
Reflection from Thailand by Matt Messick

Reflection from Thailand by Matt Messick

We boarded three vans from the Alliance Center in Bangkok to attend the Sunday morning worship service at the Muang Thai Church in downtown, just a few minutes away. This would be our first exposure to Thai Christian worship in a church of approximately 50 members....