Kuantan Mission Team - Baptism of June

by Kee Soon May. 22, 2009 3431 views

June was reached out by Apo, a disciple from Indonesia who came to Kuantan to work. She was met by him while doing her part time job in Megamall, one of the main shopping malls in this East Coast town. She accepted the invitation to a Bible Talk, and from therein, studied the Bible all the way until the finishing line. Teluk Cempedak, the main beach in Kuantan, was the chosen venue. On that day, not only did Heaven rejoice; her whole family came to give her support and witness the baptism.

Sunday worship in Kuantan. Thanks to Kok Meng, one of the pioneers of the Kuantan mission team, a house was found and rented at an affordable rate to serve as the cornerstone of the Kuantan church.

A time of sharing; from left to right: Darick, June's father, June and Liza.

(Singing) Wade…in the water, wade in the water children, wade in the water…woooh God's gonna trouble the water!

Ready…one …two…

Just as Jesus was buried for three days, so will Christians be fully submerged in water for baptism.

Some of the friends who join the Sunday service.

Double take; Steve and Apo making sure that all angles are covered and captured into digital memories.

Kids just want to have fun!

The East Coast, where golden sandy beaches run for miles.

Ann was the first baptism of the then Kuantan Mission Team.

Onward to Jordan River we go; brothers and sisters arriving at the car park of Teluk Chempedak.

Knocked out…the rigors of the day proved too much for Kellie.

A humble beginning…the Kids Kingdom Room in the Kuantan Church.

June's baptism story is yet another testimonial of how God reaches to His people in time and places and through people we least expected.

Kok Meng, our man at the helm of ship known as the Kuantan Church of Christ.

In tune together, singing praises for God; Apo and his wife are among the main pillars of the church in Kuantan.

Standing tall and proud; Kok Meng and June's father could hardly hide their joy and delight as the baptism approaches.

Smooth sailing; the sunny weather and calm sea made a perfect combination for a great Sunday afternoon.

You can always trust the kids to know how to enjoy themselves.

No computer game, no problem. Outdoor fun is just awesome!

We're all going on a summer holiday.
No more working for a week or two.
Fun and laughter on a summer holiday.
No more worries for me and you.
For a week or two.

We're going where the sun shines brightly.
We're going where the sea is blue.
We've seen it in the movies.
Now lets see if its true.

Everybody has a summer holiday
Doing things they always wanted to.
So we're going on a summer holiday
To make our dreams come true
For me and you.

Full house; both June's parents and her sister came to lend their support.

Say cheese!; A group photo is never to be missed.

Plan your next holiday in Kuantan, where fun in the sun is just the beginning!

Alright kids, time to go home.

Daddy and his girl.

Daddy and his boy.

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