Michel-lyn Mattiussi (2006) is serving as a Foursquare Associate Missionary in Thailand for just over three years! Michel-lyn first fell in love with Thailand when PLBC's 2001 LifeLaunch Team stopped in for a few days on their way to another location. After returning to PLBC, she continued her studies, made one more trip to Thailand, and then prepared for a long-term stay.
The first two years were spent learning the language, teaching English, helping with ministry at the the Foursquare WorldBase in Thailand, and building relationships! Through teaching and tutoring Michel-lyn is able to build relationships and share the Good News of Jesus. It has also provided financial income to support the Church. At the end of November 2009, Michel-lyn took the grade six test (which is the government standard for fluency in Thai) and passed.
Since then Michel-lyn has completed her language study and joined Foursquare's University outreach, called English Clinic. English Clinic is a place where anyone is welcome to come and practice their English for free. Last year approximately 15 people became Christians through this ministry. Looking back at the last three years, Michel-lyn describes her time as "wonderful". Her supervisor descibes her as "a great English teacher, has a very fruitful ministry, and a great joy!"