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From Child Factory Worker to Teaching Children at Risk

“I cried every day when I saw my siblings go to school and I had to work at the garment factory.” Sophy remembers her own childhood when she teaches her classroom full of at risk children. As a child, she loved studying, but her family’s financial difficulties forced her to quit school and work to…

Cambodia Harvest Mar-Jun 2014

Life has been a bit of a trial as of late. As many of you know, our son Paton has been struggling with his health, culminating with a hospitalization here in Cambodia after a seizure and a follow-up trip to Singapore (we were blessed beyond measure by my friend from seminary, SoonYong and his family,…

Update from the Becks

Dear Friends,   Quick update from Cambodia and Southeast Asia!   Praise God for the work among both Buddhist and Muslims in Myanmar….would you pray for our PLD (Pastoral Leadership Development) work there? Pray that God would continue to raise up Missionaries to serve the poor here in SEA….is God calling you to serve among the tens of milliond here in…

Moses My Servant is Dead…

Dear Friends, I figured the subject line would attract at least minimal attention J  The story of Moses and Joshua is one of my favorite narratives in the Old Testament.  Transitions are a part of life, which is why I love the simplicity of the text in Joshua 1:2, “Mosesmy servant is dead. Now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, you and all…

Cambodian Harvest Jan-Feb 2014

It’s hard to believe that January 21st was our four-year anniversary of serving in Cambodia! God’s grace through your prayers has been abundantly evident as He gives us strength for each day. One of the greatest joys of being on the field is getting to see God raise up men for service in the harvest….

Update from the Becks

Dear Friends,   Quick update from the field here in Cambodia!   Praise God that the Lord continues to grow and mature Shalom Mission to Cambodia.  Shalom just launched a new school, Shalom International School, in Kandal Province which will prayerfully be a base for ministry and revenue in the future! Pray for additional resources for Pastoral Support…perhaps you’d like…

Johnny in Cambodia Jan 2014

I celebrated my 25th birthday on November 27th. It was my first birthday that I celebrated outside of Canada. What an experience! We all had cake and ice cream at the Women Center. It was a very happy day and I found out that all the kids love ice cream. In the evening I celebrated…

Cambodian Harvest Nov-Dec 2013

Our home assignment is well underway, and it has been jam-packed! We have been blessed to meet with many of you and have opportunity to share about the ministry in Cambodia. It was a special blessing to be able to share and preach at the Master’s Seminary Chapel and visit with some of my old…

Cambodia: Emergency Flood Relief

Horrible floods in Cambodia have killed over 100 people and thousands more have been evacuated. This has been brought on by successive storms that have been battering the region. Daren Beck, ACTION Cambodia Director, writes, “The rain keeps coming here, but so do the opportunities to show Christ! We will be participating in flood relief…

Johnny in Cambodia Oct 2013

When a boyfriend or a husband unexpectedly finds out that he is going to be a father, a common first question asked is, “Is it mine?”. This happens when there are doubts in the relationship or suspected foul play. Five years ago, Srey Ny’s boyfriend did not believe that he was the father of the…