Esther Moe is settling in High Point

Today I met a single adult, Esther Moe.  She is a distant cousin of One Kiss and lives in their home.

Esther Moo Preaches to Karen 10/13/13

Esther Moo Preaches to Karen 10/13/13

While growing up in Myanmar her local church pastor challenged her to go to Bible school.  She attended Bible College in the Insein suburb of Yangoon, Myanmar.  After she finished, the school placed her as minister in a Karen village close to the capital.  She labored for 2+ years but found a people who did not have a heart relationship with God.  Facing no support for food and a non-responsive ministry, she and her aunt traveled to the Thai refugee camp.  She told the Lord she would worship Him in her soul but wanted to put ministry behind her.  God had other plans for her.  At the refugee camp she taught a pre-school class.  After three attempts to seek refuge, she came to the US.

She arrived in San Jose, Calif about 6 years ago from a Thai refugee camp.  She was brought in by Catholic Charities.  She was eventually taken in by a Christian family and began babysitting for 3-4 families.  The ladies taught her English which made more sense when she took ESL classes at the area school.  After 3-4 years she moved to Dallas, TX where she earned her Certified Nursing Associate (CNA) certificate.   While she was living in TX her former Burmese pastor visited the US and called her on the phone.  He asked her what she was doing to serve God.  She was challenged by him to get back into an active ministry situation.   One month ago she came to visit High Point.   She saw the need for ministry help in the Karen congregation and is getting involved.  Now she has decided to stay here and is looking for work wanting to help in the church in her spare time.  Here is a link to the last part of her sermon she preached last Sunday.

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About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on October 14, 2013, in E-G, Karen, Life Stories. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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