Chris and Jodie MacCartney

Klong Toey, Bangkok, Thailand

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Chris and Jodie MacCartney, with daughters, Grace, Ruby and Millie, have lived and served in the Klong Toey slum community of Bangkok since January 2007. While better known for its shadow-side, the Klong Toey community has many hidden riches, namely people and relationships. As their lives daily intersect with neighbours, a deep connectedness has been created, through which the MacCartney’s have experienced the abounding grace and love of God.

The MacCartney’s, together with their neighbours, have been inspired to create social enterprises; develop leadership programs; and build Christ-centred communities that seek the Shalom of God in their neighbourhood.

Chris and Jodie’s primary responsibilities are to give leadership to UNOH Thailand; Empower and Equip local leaders to serve in the manner of Christ; Create opportunities for people to flourish through identifying and using their God-given dreams, passions and skills; all the while raising three beautiful girls.

They are humbled and grateful for the opportunity to bear witness to the risen Christ in Klong Toey community.

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