October. Harvest time. For the Tarahumara Indians living in western Chihuahua state in the mountains known as the Sierra Tarahumara, it is a time of gathering in the corn harvest. This year, the harvest was good and everyone is rejoicing. But there is another harvest in the Sierras that is being rejoiced over this October: more new believers among the Tarahumara!
As fellow missionary, Allison Lucht, and I were driving out to a Tarahumara Indian settlement north of Chihuahua City for the last day of Vacation Bible School there, she asked if I would give the final talk explaining the Gospel to those present. I was thrilled for the opportunity!
When problems arise and troubles come into our lives, or when things just don’t go according to the plan, the natural response is to be at least disappointed, maybe complain, and sometimes even become angry at God.
In 1989, after 10 years involvement in business, we felt led to leave the corporate world & surrender to full-time missionary work. The burden of our heart was to take the Gospel where there was little or no missionary work being done.
During the first half of the 1990’s we founded Voice in the Wilderness Ministries and distributed over 15,000,000 tracts, 100,000 New Testaments, thousands of Bibles & other Gospel literature in 15 countries on 4 continents. The ...