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About jweyel

Elder Joseph Weyel is a Pastor and Minister of the Gospel. He is originally from San Antonio, Texas, USA where he has lived until May of 2009. Joseph and Rachel were married in 1999 and have been blessed with four children born in 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2005 respectively. A second generation home educating family, each of the children is pursuing a customized course of study based upon primary source materials and traditional educational resources. Joseph began serving as pastor of Luling Primitive Baptist Church in January of 2007 during which time the Lord opened the door of ministry to Vietnam, and later to Cambodia. Elder Weyel is has also been employed as a design consultant/project manager, and estimator for CDI Technology Services (a San Antonio based Information Transport Services and Electrical contractor) since 1998. In January 2009, Joseph and Rachel committed to relocate their family to Siem Reap, Cambodia in an effort to assist in the ministry of the Word among the native Khmer Christians and to coordinate the supply of materials and finances for orphanages and humanitarian projects around Siem Reap and Kampong Thom provinces.

Blogging Again

When blogging first became popular a few years ago, I signed up at and began a blog. It survived a total of only one entry. With that in mind, I avoiding the realm of blogging because I knew that … Continue reading

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A Blessing from Afar (Cincinnati, OH)

We are so thankful to have had the blessing of a visit from Brother Lyle Tomlinson of Cincinnati Primitive Baptist Church. Brother Lyle was in the region (Southeast Asia) conducting business meetings and was kind enough to schedule a few … Continue reading

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A Visit to Pailin

  Elder Jamey Tucker and I were first introduced to Chuob Sopheap in November 2007 at our conference in Phnom Penh. We both remembered him as very intent on the lessons that we taught, and he seemed to have a … Continue reading

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Elder Shafer’s Visit

  Upon our return from Bangkok, Elder C. Dwayne Shafer and I were blessed with an opportunity to travel to Stoung to worship with Brother Hen Candara and the children of the Pure Religion Orphanage. I was thankful that Elder … Continue reading

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Swine Flu

Prior to our departure from San Antonio, the H1N1 flu, then known as “Swine Flu” was a major concern and topic of local interest. Many South Texas school districts had closed early because of fears of possible pandemic and the … Continue reading

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Blogging Again

Siem Reap, Cambodia To begin, I want to apologize for our failure to post any blog updates for the past two months. We have been very busy and consequently much has happened that we need to update all of our … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand "Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:" – 1 Thes 3:1 We are so grateful for the thousands of prayers that … Continue reading

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Varin Primitive Baptist Fellowship

Varin Primitive Baptist Fellowship Varin, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia It has been our intention from the outset of our journey to Cambodia to coordinate efforts in providing humanitarian aid to the believers in this nation. We have intended to advance … Continue reading

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An Early Birthday Suprise

My amazing and wonderful wife Rachel, along with our children suprised me with an early birthday dinner this evening. I was treated to a wonderful meal of Southern Fried Chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, gravy, Caeser salad, and apple pie a … Continue reading

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Siem Reap, June 17, 2009

  Monday, June 17, 2009, 2050 ICT Siem Reap, Cambodia The lack of internet and the constant work involved in just trying to keep everyone cool and well has made it difficult o keep up with blog updates as I … Continue reading

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