Ministry Location: Thailand, Southeast Asia
Ministry Focus: Andrew and Nicole, along with their daughter Paige, are part of a growing team of PAOC global workers in Thailand.
Both Andrew and Nicole have an incredible passion for investing in the lives of young leaders, and are thrilled to invest that passion in the nation of Thailand. Andrew will work closely with the national churches in Thailand, serving as ESL Coordinator. His role will be to dream with, equip, and serve pastors as they develop and implement strategies to serve and reach their neighbourhoods through English as a second language ministries. From time to time Andrew will also lend his skills and passions to Impact School of Missions (ISM) serving as worship pastor and in other opportunities as they arise. Nicole serves on the leadership of ISM in the role of international internship coordinator. In that role she is involved in teaching, mentoring and serving students who are completing internships from all around the globe, equipping them to take a greater role in the mission of God.
Ministry History: Andrew and Nicole would describe their journey towards serving in Thailand as an example of "connecting the dots" dating back to Andrew's call to ministry in his early teens. From that point forward, Thailand would become a part of their individual stories, evidenced by individual short-term trips taken by both Andrew and Nicole. Finally, in 2012, those individual journeys entwined when Andrew and Nicole had the opportunity to lead a team of students to serve global workers in the region and ministries in Bangkok. While they never could have imagined what would develop out of those early connections to the country, long ago God began leading them to where they are today.
Prior to ministering in Thailand, Andrew and Nicole served as youth and young adults pastors in their home province of Newfoundland for five years. During that time, Nicole also worked closely with students and young adults, serving as admissions counsellor for Tyndale University College and Seminary. Andrew holds a Certificate in Christian Leadership from Masters College and Seminary, a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Vanguard College, and a Master of Theological Studies from Tyndale Seminary. Nicole holds a Bachelor
- Andrew and Nicole are expecting their second child in February. Please pray for health and strength in this season.
- Pray the people of Thailand, many of whom who have never heard the story of Jesus.
- Pray for the churches of Thailand, for increased influence and opportunity in their communities.
- Pray for the students of ISM who will be joining us in September. We pray for life-long impact!