Over the years I have been asked many times, “what has moved you to give your life for reaching the unreached with the gospel? What moves you to give up life in the USA and move your wife and four little boys to one of the darkest places in the world and make your home among them?” I reacted to a want add of all things, posted by New Tribes Mission, a mission that has been my family for 42 years and counting.
We have a contract for a big world job which must be rushed to completion. The pay is exceptionally good if you qualify. Only men with highest spiritual goals need apply.
Qualifications: Born again believers, men who know and believe God’s Word, those who have the fruit of the spirit such as love, joy, peace, long suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, self-control; men of vision, men who have faith in God’s matchless ability to accomplish the task of world evangelization in this generation, men who will hazard their lives in obedience to God’s word to make the Gospel available to the last tribe, men who have a consistent passion for souls, men who are specialists in spiritual conflicts, men who do not feel the pulse of human nature for direction, but who always trust God for guidance, and are ready to work in unity with others who are doing the same job.
Your first job is to be a witness, and if you are a mechanic, doctor, artist, or farmer. God can use you in His great world plan. If you are an aviator, architect, printer, photographer, or carpenter, all the practical knowledge you have may be put to the highest use in God’s important job.
Men are needed who have wholehearted confidence in God’s ability to do the impossible. No matter how you qualify in this world, there is one job bigger than any other for which you can give your life- the supreme task of living wholeheartedly to reach the last man, the last tribe, with the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
My calling came from prayer, passion and the pen of a great lady named Jean you can find in the book written by Ken Johnston, called “The story of New Tribes Mission.” It is a job given to us, the church, to finish. You, man or woman, think about your place in this job and then if you meet the qualifications come join us as we follow Jesus to the regions beyond. Jack