Talking to Minnesota Leaders

When I returned from my trip it was my privilege to meet with Karen leaders and Minnesota legislative representative staff members (from Senators Klobuchar and Franken and Representative Betty McCollum’s offices). I described my experiences in the camps on the Thai-Burma border. I also presented reflections and recommendations as to what we in the United …

The Border Consortium, Dr. Cynthia’s Clinic, Ma La Refugee Camp & Dr. Simon

Today in Mae Sot we met some remarkable people. We went first to the border consortium. Chris Clifford told us of the work of the consortium. The refugees organize and operate the camps themselves with help from the NGOs. There are nongovernment organizations from all over the world that assist people along the border. I …

Thailand Trip Sermon – Part Two of Two

Below is the second part of a sermon Pastor Bill has prepared for his visit to Thailand.  He preached it at First Baptist on December 28th and will be preaching it in the camps in Thailand. Part Two of Two Three quarters of my church members are Karen. Here, today I preach to you in English using an interpreter. …