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Thews_Taiwan_Sep2020.pdf

      Greetings from Taiwan! Aug/Sept 2020 Find out what students in Taiwan think about God and learn a little about COVID’s impact to the 2020-21 school year.  Thank you for your support and encouragement! Mindy Thews – Chiayi, Taiwan     For when Gentiles, who do not have the law, by nature do what the law requires, they are a…

Thews_Taiwan_Jul2020

    Greetings from Taiwan! July 2020 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his  greatness is unsearchable. Psalm 145:3 (ESV)         Thanks for the Memories  (a.k.a. – A Gift from God) People love to collect things. Some collect rare coins, art, or antiques. I’ve been a collector for 26 years, gathering precious pieces during my…

Thews_Taiwan_Jun2020

    Greetings from Taiwan! June 2020 The Lord is my strength and my shield; in Him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to Him. Psalm 28:7 (ESV)           The Student School Grind  (a.k.a. – We Have Enough Pressure!) A former colleague once compared a school year to an expectant mother….

Thews_Taiwan_May2020

    Greetings from Taiwan! May 2020 “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.” John 14:26         Miya (a.k.a. – Come, Holy Spirit) It’s been my privilege to instruct a special group of students at CMS the past…

Thews_Taiwan_Apr2020

Greetings from Taiwan! March/April 2020 “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1 ESV) Emergency Baptism (a.k.a. – God is really good!) Taiwan embodies a culture of community, and your first community is your family. It’s the epicenter of cultural traditions and the framework for adult life. Often, households are comprised of three generations living…

Thews_Taiwan_Feb2020

    Greetings from Taiwan! February 2020 “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 (ESV)         Coronavirus, Closure, and Fire! (a.k.a. – It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it.)…

Thews_Taiwan_Jan2020

    Greetings from Taiwan! “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” John 15:1-2 (ESV)         Christmas Tacos (a.k.a. – Teaching on Christmas Day) Christmas in the mission field can create…