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 to bless us with such a wonderful family. We have three children, the boys’ names are Abraham, David, and Joseph. Abraham has been in Third Grade and David is in Kindergarten.  

About Tom:

Tom is originally from the Midwest of the USA, the great state of Minnesota. He has lived in many places in the USA from San Diego, New York City and couple places in Texas over the years prior to moving to Southeast Asia. He served there from 2009 to 2017 and is good knowledge of the region, culture and the church. He holds both a Master of Divinity and a Master 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), North American Lutheran Church (NALC), and also United New Testament Church (UNTCI, An Evangelical Association). Although not very good at in High School, Tom enjoys the study of History and its impacts in the world. He, of course, loves spending time with his family and children.

About Deuane:

Deuane also called Moon in English.  She is a native to Lao PDR and has traveled all over the world. She has been to the USA multiple times and lived in Hongkong while studying 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 doing having friends over where she enjoys cooking and hosting the meal. Deuane is the only Christian in her family and she asks for prayers for them to know and love Jesus Christ.