“My desire is to somehow work with tribes in Brazil,” said Josiah, a young man that just arrived for two years of preparation at the Missionary Training Center where we work. As we talked, he wanted to learn about the needs for new missionaries in Brazil. I told him that there are roughly 250 unreached […]
The spring semester finished at the Missionary Training Center (MTC) the middle of May but our schedules have remained full with regular ministry responsibilities. John continues with a lot of correspondence with missionaries, assisting them by answering questions and providing resources or direction for help. We’ve also had the privilege of hosting a lot of […]
When I, John, was in Bible school, one of our classes was dedicated to praying for the missionaries on the field. Each missionary family had a file folder and in them were kept the prayer letters that they sent to the school. During class we were assigned missionaries to pray for and we were given […]
Training missionary families for cross-cultural ministry
“For we are labourers together with God…” – I Cor. 3:9
John grew up in St. Louis, MO, and studied Architecture at the University of Kansas. While working for an architect in the Lake of the Ozarks area, he met some NTM missionaries. At the same time, the Lord was challenging him into missions.
Melanie grew up in Ontario, Canada, and during her teen years spent two years in Brazil with her family who were missionaries ...