About

Heart for Mission Laos-Thailand is co-directed by Pr. Tom and Pr. Deuane, we have been in ministry working in and for Laos and Thailand for many years.

Our family website can be found here: www.tanddinsea.com

Here is a little about us:

We are so thankful for God’s great love for us and for blessing us with such a wonderful family. We have three children; the boys’ names are Abraham, David, and Joseph. 

About Tom:

Tom is originally from the Midwest of USA. He served in Southeast Asia from 2009 to 2017/18 and has a good knowledge of the region, culture, and church. He holds a Master of Divinity, a Master of Theology, and a Doctor of Theology. He is currently studying at ILT, doing a Ph.D. in Historical Theology. He is also an ordained minister of Word and Sacraments and is duly rostered with Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC) and North American Lutheran Church (NALC).. 

About Deuane:

Deuane is also called Moon in English.  She is a native of Lao PDR and has traveled all over the world. She has been to the USA multiple times and lived in Hongkong while studying for her Bachelor of Theology. She also holds a Master of Theology. She is an ordained minister of Word and Sacraments within the Lao Evangelical Church, the National Church of Lao PDR. Deuane loves music and is passionate about worship. She also enjoys spending time with family and having friends over, where she enjoys cooking and hosting meals. Deuane is the only Christian in her family, and she asks for prayers for them to know and love Jesus Christ.