Christ's unfulfilled command

Volunteers from Logos Hope have shared their experiences in mission with students at the Assembly of God Bible College in Georgetown.

The team offered encouragement to the students, who spanned a range of ages, and give them real-life insights into serving God overseas. Lennie* (East Asia) explained what faith looks like in her country, where most people are Buddhists and living as a Christian can be challenging.

She shared about leading a friend to Christ. She told her, “If you believe and trust in God, He will open your mind and heart.” After reading the Bible together for two months, Lennie saw her friend grow in understanding of scripture, with God's help.

The students applauded the reminder of God's power in drawing people to Himself. Lennie told them that her friend's life was transformed, which was evidence to her family and those around her – she was the only believer in her village.

Lennie explained that her village had been visited by French people who shared the gospel with them. “But in my country,” she said, “people don’t know who Jesus is, so please pray.”

Junior, one of the Bible school students, said, “Hearing these real stories impacted us. It reminds us that the gospel is yet to be preached to many nations and people. We haven’t fulfilled the command given to us in Matthew chapter 28, verses 18 and 19. There is more work that needs to be done on the mission field and we as Christians need to be more involved in mission.”

The students had many questions for the ship’s volunteers. They and their teachers were interested to hear more about serving God on board Logos Hope, and several were considering mission service in the future. 

*Name changed

Share this Resource

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email
Share on print

Leave a Reply

You might also like:

Logos Hope: 2nd & 3rd Engineers Ships    Go & Live    As soon as possibleLogos Hope is known as the world's largest floating bookfair and sails from port to port sharing knowledge, help and hope.

We are looking for qualified marine engineers to help keep the ship sailing.

Required Qualifications:
STCW III/1 Marine Engineering
STCW V/3 Crisis Management and Human Behaviour

Full Details
Logos Hope: IT Technician Ships    Go & Live    As soon as possibleThe ICT team supports the onboard crew with ICT functions aboard the MV Logos Hope and ensures the systems required to perform those functions are available and functioning correctly.
Full Details
Florence USA: Facility Manager Ships    Go & Live    As soon as possibleUse your practical skills to give oversight to the maintenance of our Florence, South Carolina property and facilities in order to ensure the property and buildings are well maintained and working effectively.
Full Details
Logos Hope: First Engineer, Operations Ships    Go & Live    As soon as possibleJoin our international team of 400 people from 50 different nationalities. Have the opportunity to invest in young people and use your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will also receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship visits.
Full Details
Logos Hope: Primary School Teacher Ships    Go & Live    August 2020Teach our leaders’ children in small classes and invest in first-hand cultural experiences as you visit port cities around the world. Being a member of the on-board community you will receive spiritual input, while living in an international community and being involved in community activities both on-board and onshore. We are looking for qualified and flexible early years and primary teachers to join the school team, working with children within the 3-11 year age-range.
Full Details
Logos Hope: 2 to 3 Months – Short Term Exposure Program on board Logos Hope Ships    Go & Live    As soon as possibleIf you are interested in short-term work with OM Ships International, then take the next STEP! Usually around two to three months, this programme gives participants a taste of world-wide service in a multicultural environment.
Full Details
Logos Hope: Medical Officer (Doctor) Ships    Go & Live    September 2020Are you a qualified doctor looking for an exciting ministry to be part of?  The doctor/medical officer on board the Logos Hope serves in providing medical care and treatment to the crew, staff and guests of the Logos Hope.
Full Details
Logos Hope: Carpenter – Long and Short Term Roles Available Ships    Go & Live    As soon as possibleAs a Carpenter, you work as part of the Maintenance team who is responsible for maintaining adequate and comfort living and working conditions all around the ship. This includes safe and functional interior and furnishing in private, public and work areas, working sanitary spaces, managing fresh and waste water, air conditioning and ventilation, cold spaces, maintain routine check on various equipment and spaces.
Full Details
Florence USA: Florence Short-term Programs Facilitator Ships    Go & Live    January 2021Ever thought of working with a group of international people joining our Florence base for short periods (around 3 months), facilitating their time and helping them to grow personally and spiritually while they are with us?  If so, this is a great opportunity for you!
Full Details
Logos Hope: Cook Ships    Go & Live    As soon as possibleCater for ships company and guests and assist the Chief Cook when needed
Full Details
Logos Hope: First Engineer, Main Engine Ships    Go & Live    As soon as possibleJoin our international team of 400 people from 50 different nationalities. Have the opportunity to invest in young people and use your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will also receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship visits.
Full Details
Logos Hope: Plumber – Long and Short Terms Roles Available Ships    Go & Live    As soon as possibleJoin our international team of 400 people from 50 different nationalities. We’re investing in young people and the opportunity to use and grow in your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship visits.
Full Details