Monday, February 25, 2013


People in America are often surprised and amazed at our decision to travel to SE Asia to share the Love of Jesus Christ with people we don't yet know.

As we meet with missionaries and indigenous ministers at the conference in Bangkok, there is an instant connection and recognition that these are people of like heart and mind.  We become part of a company of many with the same purpose.

Our first few days in Bangkok have been spent adjusting to the 15 hour time difference; exploring local food stalls and indulging in the best Pad Thai; fellowshipping with a multi-cultural group of Believers in Jesus at NewSong Church Bangkok.
Pad Thai 
Bangkok Street Scene
As they say in Thailand - "Sawadee Ka"      Pat & Gary

Tuesday, February 19, 2013


Do you believe in coincidence?  We don't really - but we do believe that God sets things up in advance so that when we 'happen' upon it - it seems like a coincidence to us.  A Godly-coincidence if you will.

Reading Our Daily Bread for February 20th (the day we leave on our journey to  SE Asia)  we were amazed at the scripture verse:

"In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths."  Proverbs 3:6

When we listen to His voice, God will continually give us direction for our lives.  His confirmation; God's Amen; brings peace to our hearts and confidence to walk the path He leads us on.

Thank you to all our friends, family, Pastors in so many churches who are standing with us as we take this journey.   In the Body of Christ we may be the feet - but without the rest of the members - the feet can't go anywhere.

Your love, prayers, support and encouragement give us strength.

We're excited for what God is going to do.  We're excited to share with you the good reports along the way.

Stay tuned. Catch you in Asia!  Gary and Pat

Tuesday, February 5, 2013


It is such a wonderful experience to make a difference in the lives of other people.  We work with John and Sotey and Mike with Reaching Kids International - Cambodia.  Here’s the latest humanitarian aid that your support and prayers have allowed Greater Works Unlimited to partner in.

Here’s what John shared:  

“For several generations of families at the Phnom Baset rock quarry village, and many other villages in rural Cambodia; going to 'the bathroom' means walking over the rocky soil, through some bushes or forests to relieve themselves out of plain sight, or 'holding it' till night fall so they don't have to walk so far. After some research, RKI's builders have come up with a plan to build a stand alone toilet facility, with two toilets; at the rock quarry village for only $850.00. This will give these folks a sanitary and convenient place to 'do their business' for the first time in their lives.

“We had a great meeting with our friends there, and when we told them the good news (toilets being built), they burst into cheers and applause! I've never seen or heard anything like it in the five years that we've served the poor in different capacities here.”

Gary and I will be in Cambodia March 2013 and can’t wait to see and be a part of the village outreaches once again.