Thailand Revival

December 27, 2007

October 19-21 was a very special weekend for Thailand United Methodists. Pradumri Church sponsored a large camp revival meeting with inspirational worship and lots of games and good fellowship. Both Pradumri and Bowin churches participated in this large event with enthusiasm.

The leaders at Pradumri church had to seek special permission to allow us to come to the camp meeting because it was held at a retreat center at the Thai Royal Naval Base in Sattahip. We were very glad to be allowed to attend because we did not want to miss out on this blessing.

Thai United Methodists truly savor their fellowship with each other, and they worship with passion! This camp meeting was truly a revival, because the altar was filled with people rededicating their lives to Christ. We are seeing the spiritual fruit already in the lives of these Thai Christians in their zeal for serving the Lord and telling others about the good news of Christ.

A highlight of the revival was that 17 people were baptized, 10 from Pradumri UMC and 7 from Bowin UMC. There have been a total of 33 people baptized this year [2007] and almost all of them adults. It is wonderful that the people coming to Christ and being baptized are of all ages from 8 to 88. The good news of salvation in Jesus Christ is reaching all generations here in Thailand, and Christians here believe there is a new openness to Christ in a way that did not exist before in history. We want to see the Thai people worship the Lord Jesus Christ and experience His eternal and abundant life!

Michael Morrissey and Sherri Tabaka-Morrissey, GBGM Missionaries to Thailand

Read the Morrissey's blog here.