Global Woman Highlight | Bonnie Burnett

Posted on: February 26, 2015 Written by
Global Woman Highlight | Bonnie Burnett
           

My name is Bonnie Burnett and I serve in Phuket, Thailand.  A year and a bit ago, the Lord brought my husband and I to Phuket to plant a church among the Westerners living on the island.  Honestly, I wasn’t sure why!  We have no experience in church planting; our gifts lie in leadership training!  The last 15 years of ministry have been with the local Thai in the Thai language, not among expats.  It makes no sense to send us.

But perhaps that is why He has.  This is a crazy place where people come who are looking for a fresh start on lives full of pain and broken dreams.  I suspect that traditional church planting would not work here, so instead we get up every day and say, “What is it you want us to do today, Jesus?”  And He is building His Church.  What a joy to see Him draw people in and give them a sense of community within His body.  We are so privileged to serve Him.

Recently He has given us a taste of His Holy Spirit again, and we hunger to know Him more.  To live with our eyes on Him more.  To walk in His power more.  To love others & serve them through His love more than ever before.  Please pray that we will not be sidetracked from pursuing Him above all else and that He will pour His Spirit out on our fellowship, All Nations Church Phuket.

Love from Phuket,
Bonnie for all of us

 

©2015 Thrive.



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  • Janet kunnecke

    Hi, Bonnie. Wondering if you are the reyreT person who stayed at Living Room Giest House?? The owner, Craig Britton, was such a likable guy when our family stayed there the week before the Yhrive retreat.
    Praying for your ongoing relationship with him and Pimm, if that’s something Gid would lead you and your husband to develop. Not quite sure why I felt so drawn to them…but maybe it’s the HS leading?