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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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A Fruitful Week!

Our second week commenced as planned! Monday morning, 08.00 devotions with all the children, toddlers, staff and nannies holding babies, sitting on the floor. Most of this time is in the Thai language with some songs in English. Before rotational group activities from 09.00 to noon, I
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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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One Week at Agape

Coming back to this place of love and peace is like coming home…. I have never felt so at home in a place that isn’t my home!! Unlike Zac Barr, who has beaten me to the second Blog of our life here, I am not doing split shifts. I am just a split person….. This week I have nursed babie
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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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Split Shift

Well, here we are! Dianne Wilson and I arrived in Chiang Mai nearly two weeks ago and have started working at Agape. What a crazy week – a new home, a new job, a new set of wheels and a brand new community! After all, your world has to change if you want to change the world. I’ll let
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Walking With The King

I’m sitting here in Exeter, NSW, the town that has been my home for the past eight years, on Monday the 19th of January. This time in three weeks, I will be on a plane to Chiang Mai, Thailand, to a place where LOVE is changing the lives of children living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS. 
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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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Perspectives Looking Back

It’s Mike Wise again. Diane and I are back from our visit to Agape Home. WHAT AN AWESOME PLACE!!! I’d like to share some perspectives looking back. I’d like to encourage others to do likewise. If you have a story to share, PLEASE DO. The world needs to hear it.
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