Simple Obedience Changes History

With stacks of blue New Testaments in hand we followed three Thai men across the asphalt parking lot. They wore button down shirts and modern day apostles. They lived life with few hesitations. They prayed for almost everyone they met, shared Christ freely, and gave generously. But at that moment I didn’t know any of this about them yet. I just knew we were handing out Bibles.

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Behind Thailand’s Red Lights

As I walked down the dusty streets my mind raced. I wove my way through vendors hawking paintings of elephants, colorful bracelets, silk scarves, and carved soap. A sungtow rumbled past us, seeking someone to chauffeur to unknown destinations. We turned down an alley filled with loud shouting and the deafening thump of dance music. The colors faded from the soft glow of streetlights to bright neon strobe lights and discos. And vendors were no longer selling bracelets and soap. They were selling women.

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A Cry that Demands a Response

Throughout the world millions of children are orphaned through war, AIDS, and extreme poverty. Every seven seconds a child dies from a preventable disease. Drug addiction runs rampant. Children are sold into prostitution or forced to become child soldiers. They’re lost and they have no place to live. These children have no hope. And these are the ones that are …

Living Among World Changers

(Story from Juliet, DTS student) From the outside you would never guess that the two-story brown house on the busy road is home to eleven children and two selfless Philippino parents who have given them all a chance. A chance at education and a chance for change. In this home in Mae Sai, Thailand you will find the most radical world changers. These …

Love the “Monster” too

story from Daniel (DTS student) The sun had set hours ago, the street brightened by neon lights promising Girls, Girls, Girls. The couple, if you could call them that, caught my eye when they walked past my window at the coffee shop. He, an older gentleman, clearly foreign, put his arm around her shoulder. She, a much younger Thai woman, pushed his arm away …