Missions

Uganda Team: Encouraged and Blessed

Uganda Team: Encouraged and Blessed

The following blog updates are from individual Uganda STM team members during our trip. Feel free to click on the photos below for an enlarged view too! MONDAY (MAY 7) Hi Lighthouse Church! Today is day three of our trip and the first full day being involved with GSF's various ministries. We started the morning [...]   Continue Reading
  May 18, 2018
Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 5)

Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 5)

After a long week of teaching, Tim and I are finally coming home. At this point in the week, both of us are mentally fried. The good thing is that we have no preparation to do on the plane. So you know what that means? Yup, sleeping and watching endless movies to unplug our heads. [...]   Continue Reading
  March 2, 2018
Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 4)

Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 4)

Hi Everyone, Today we completed our longest day of counselor training, almost seven hours of teaching. Tomorrow morning we have one more session and then we begin our long journey home. Thank you for remembering us in your prayers. We praise God that through your prayers he enabled us to train these brothers and witness [...]   Continue Reading
  March 1, 2018
Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 3)

Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 3)

Last year we gifted the pastors with The Pastor and Counseling by Jeremy Pierre and Deepak Reju. After sending a picture of the pastors with this book to them, Tim shared that Jeremy Pierre responded with this: "Our best efforts are not worthy of these precious pastors." A fitting statement that would ring true even [...]   Continue Reading
  February 28, 2018
Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 2)

Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 2)

Hi Everyone, I hope your week is going well. It’s hard to believe that we finished up our counselor training in Thailand today. In just two short days God has allowed us to cover what would normally take 8 months in our Lighthouse counselor training: Intro to Biblical Counseling, Process of Change, Process of Counseling, [...]   Continue Reading
  February 27, 2018
Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 1)

Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 1)

Pastor Tim St. John and Pastor Mathieu Pau are currently training local church leaders of Thailand and Myanmar in the area of Biblical Counseling. Here's the first of several updates about their missions trip. Greetings from Chiang-Mai! On Friday night we began our trip with the first leg of our flight to Hong Kong. Somehow [...]   Continue Reading
  February 26, 2018
Kawai Family Blog Update

Kawai Family Blog Update

Hide Kawai and his wife Yasuyo, along with their son Shoma arrived in Torrance in August 2016 to start a 10 month internship at Lighthouse. The Kawai family have returned to Nagoya and have been back for three months. Here is an update from them:  All Nations Fellowship I am now serving at an English-Japanese [...]   Continue Reading
  October 18, 2017
2017 Greece Missions: Final Reflections

2017 Greece Missions: Final Reflections

This is the fifth and last Greece Missions trip update by Crystal Hsieh, Rebecca Suh, Vanessa Lam and Sharon Tang.  Hello Lighthouse family! We are so sorry that this final reflections email is so much later than we wanted it to be. It's been almost a month and a half since our team has come [...]   Continue Reading
  September 29, 2017
Elizabeth Lowe’s STM: 2017 Greece Testimony

Elizabeth Lowe’s STM: 2017 Greece Testimony

Praise God from whom all blessings flow. He has opened my heart to people I once ignored. He has given sight to those who were once blind. He has given hope to those who once lost everything. And He has given life to those who were once dead in their sin. Through these immense blessings, I witnessed the [...]   Continue Reading
  September 15, 2017
2017 Uganda Missions: Wheels for the World

2017 Uganda Missions: Wheels for the World

Hello Lighthouse! I’m so glad that I have the opportunity to share about my recent missions trip to Mityana, Uganda. This was my fourth Wheels for the World (WFTW) Trip with the Joni and Friends Organization. As some of you may recall, I have previously travelled to Trujillo & Chimbote, Peru and Niteroi, Brazil. I [...]   Continue Reading
  September 1, 2017