Medical to the remote

This Blog is all about the work of God. Nothing we do is without the knowledge of our Father. He is the soul provider for everything we do.
We are Mordegai, Toinette, Suzaan,Gideon and Anton Rossouw from Namibia-Africa. . This Blog is all about our lives here in Cambodia while Suzaan works in South Africa. We are real Farmers from Africa and we love life and what it have to offer and enjoy it day by day.

Mordegai travels to remote villages up in the far North of Cambodia, doing much needed medical work ,where no other doctors go, with local pastors as well as the Department of Health of Ratanakiri.

Toinette is at home with the boys. Homeschooling Gideon is a task not for sissies, while Anton is in Hope International school. .She joins FGC Community Link Cambodia to the villages close by, teaching local children in an after school setting and also women about Health Issues in a village setting.

We consider us Asians as we live such a long time in Asia, eating rice as a staple food and not meat......

Our motto in life comes from a dear friend:

With common sense and God we
can accomplish a lot

Robin Wales

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monday night prayers 10 June 2019

Time is running out for us and we are already excited to be home at the end of the week. We said our goodbyes last night at church to some fellow missionaries that will leave. Our Leadership team at church is moving on and all of them are going away. Our little church need to be move or not and lots of decisions need to be made. Please pray for the new leadership team to make such decisions. Please pray for our beloved friends Jez, Jaqui and Paul Heasman who is leaving for Albania, Scott Windus and his family who is moving to Australia, Isaac and Megan that will move back to the States and get married and stay there for 6 months as well as Mung and his family that hopefully will attend seminary in Philippines.
Pray for us for travel mercies as we will start our journey on Saturday 15th June. Pray for a safe flight as we fly with Ethiopian airlines this time.

Praise God: Andrea Calitz received a negative cancer count after her operation. We praise God that He is in control.
Pray for Manus Olivier who is currently in Cape Town getting treatment for his cancer. Listen to him if you are Afrikaans and on Fb.

Praise God for a couple that received the Lord last week, after a house visit and started to attend River of Life Church on Sunday. Continue to pray for this little church as they really seek God’s will to see people know the living God.

Please pray for my friend Chea and his wife Srey Mom. They recently separated and just this week Chea came back and asked forgiveness to his wife and want to start over. She just started working in the city and need to make a decision. Please pray for the family as they are now up in arms about this.

I am reading a book, yes I am reading hahaha. Beautiful Outlaw: Experiencing the Playful, Disruptive, Extravagant Personality of Jesus by John Eldredge. Great book, I can recommend it to everyone. Read it on Kindle its easy.
"Friends, this is not simply a nicer view of Jesus. This is not merely a more winsome Christ or a smattering of fresh insights. This is not confetti—lovely while it falls, soon to be swept away. Jesus is our life. We need Jesus like we need oxygen. Like we need water. Like the branch needs the vine. Jesus is not merely a figure for devotions. He is the missing essence of your existence. Whether we know it or not, we are desperate for Jesus. What if you could have Jesus the way Peter and John had him? The way Mary and Lazarus did?"

Love you all

Monday, June 3, 2019

Monday night prayers 3 June 2019

There is a festive atmosphere here at home with only 2 weeks to go and then we will be in our beloved Namibia again. The boys already talk about their favourite foods and mum and dad are looking forward to the cold weather. Walking down the lake this Sunday morning, sweating profusely, we just start talking about cold weather hahahaha. So our friends in Windhoek, be ready the Rossouws will invade the city on the 16 June. We are looking forward spending time with as many of you as possible.

I had 2 families out to the jungle last week. The Mathew-zoo and Curtis and his wife came along. Our first stop was in Thor Peang Rosey with some medical. Because of our regular schedule, we do not have that many sick people anymore, praise God. It is always good to see our friends there as we came a long road together.

The next day we went bush with Heang and Din driving Mieneke and Arjun while we others were enjoying the wet ground and some mud. Had great fun with Manoj’s children riding bike and we had some great moments together. We took a tour to the temple, climb the mountain and eat some delicious jungle fruit on the way.

We stopped for lunch at my good friends in Rum Jopon and could help them with meds while Curtis, Heang and Din did serious evangelism with the people. Love it when I am with these “Church planter” guys. I am absolutely convinced that we need to work together as a team in order to proclaim the Gospel, even if we are from different organisations. There is so much red-tape surrounding NGO’s staff working with other NGO’s. Here in Cambodia it’s almost like the Unpardonable Sin…… Just love it that we can set aside some man made rules and work together.

We spend the night in Som Paom with our favourite uncle and his family. The hospitality was out of this world from people that have nothing. I can only wonder why we always get the best hospitality from poor people. Talking to his son, he explains more on how they get to some real good stones in the mountain. It’s really hard work but they are not shy to work. These guys are an example to us. I feel so privilege to have everything I need and here these guys show us how they can make a living out of hard work. And on top of that, always have an open hand when we come around. We met his wife on our way out and she gave each of us a nice stone to take home.

We met another guy from a nearby village and he was complaining that we do not come to their place. I know of that place or just heard of it but this guy confirms it again. Gave him our last meds and let him know that we definitely will come to his village in the jungle. He said he saw us before but we just zoomed past. God is opening more doors in the jungle for us. Heang and Din are very happy to go and talk to people about God in these remote places

Please pray for the following people:
Andrea Calitz will go on this Wednesday 5 June to get her results. Please pray with us for a negative result.
Manus Olivier is on his way to Cape Town for his treatment of his cancer.
Alex McCann is still in Singapore getting his treatment.
Ouma Paula, Toinette’s mum, is struggling with a high Blood pressure. Pray that she will get the right meds to lower the Bp.

Leave you with this:
"Every era has its problems when it comes to knowing Jesus. One of ours is this: Having lost all confidence in the noble, the heroic, even the consistently good, we have come to celebrate the neurotic. Really. The heroes of our novels and movies are antiheroes, broken characters riddled with addiction and self-doubt. In fact, doubt—masquerading as humility—has become a condition for acceptance in our times. People of strong conviction and bold claims are suspect. We fear them. They might be a terrorist, or a Christian. Part of this is entirely understandable, the inevitable backlash from a glut of investigative journalism in a target-rich environment. When you live in a world rocked by scandal and exposé multiple times a day, you just grow cynical. Who is it this time—some politician, a multinational corporation, the church? Take a number. We’ve reached the point where we presume corruption or, at least, that every story is tainted. Guilty until proven innocent. It is the triumph of jaundice. Skepticism has become a virtue. This has quietly shaped a popular version of Jesus as a man not so much heroic as humanitarian, not a warrior operating behind enemy lines but just a humble man trying to do good in a hurting world. A man stuck in his personal Gethsemane. If he is doubting and uncertain, we feel better about ourselves. Beautiful Outlaw: Experiencing the Playful, Disruptive, Extravagant Personality of Jesus. by John Eldredge

Thank you for praying for us.