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Thai New Year / Water Festival Blessings at Agape Home

This is the time of the year when we celebrate with our staff and children. Really it is a very special day for us here at Agape. Our children are given a opportunity to pour water over the hands of the staff and nannies, asking for forgiveness for the things they did this pass year.
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Easter Celebration

Many thanks to the people who donated chocolate Easter eggs for our kids. We had fun, painting eggs, but the greatest joy was when it came time for them to get their bags of chocolate eggs. Our kids was awake all night Good Friday night (High on chocolate).
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Fantastic, final, fun five days

What a fantastic, final, fun, five days volunteering at the Agape Home. On Friday, it was free time outside, with many wanting to play strategy games and building activities, the younger children playing with the farm animals or the train set. On Monday and Tuesday, it was board games
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Delights

The Agape Home supports HIV children who live with their family. This Project Lek helps families stay together. Five years ago, Mae Robyn and myself visited several of these children in their very basic home, perhaps with an Aunt and Uncle or just Grandma. I remember one girl who was
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When He’s Welcomed

I have had the privilege of serving here at Agape for nearly three months – I actually leave to go home a week today. I would like to share one testimony that encouraged me greatly to have experienced. After our first two cell groups with the teenagers at Agape, we had a combined boys
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For Such a Time

Well, here I am, five weeks in Chiang Mai. Time literally flies when you’re at Agape and living in this incredible community. So much is happening in the lives of all those around you – the kids finished school this week, some of the older young adults graduated, and for the toddlers,
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Seven weeks, here we come!

I am excitedly looking forward to returning to the Agape Home for my 7th consecutive self-funded mission trip. I am so happy to have been granted extra luggage allowance from Sydney to Chiang Mai; to have received confirmation of meal vouchers to take the nannies and teenagers out for
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A BOY AND HIS BIRTHDAY WISH….

Birthdays are big at AGAPE… we make a real effort to ensure each child feels special on his/her big day. This month we celebrate 7 birthdays. Today I want to write about one which had an impact on me. Let me backtrack a bit…. every day after school many of our kids make a beeline for
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Christmas $20 Donation

Christmas is just around the corner and we are already making plans for our Christmas Celebrations at Agape Home. We would like to encourage as many as possible to participate with us. If you would like to bless our children, your gift of $20 toward a school bag and watch for each chi
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