The Making and Meaning of Krathongs

IMB's (International Mission Board) mission is to make disciples of all peoples in fulfillment of the Great Commission found in Matthew 28:18-20.
Over 6,000 people groups - 1.7 billion people - still live with little or no access to the Gospel.
IMB is an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention, the USA's largest evangelical denomination, claiming more than 40,000 churches with nearly 16 million members.

Each year, Thais gather to construct Krathongs — small, decorative, floatable lanterns made from banana leaves, flowers and other natural materials. The Krat...