As we unloaded the plane, villagers watched with a curiosity that implied this was the first time they had seen a plane or a white man, though it was not. “This is a Yembi Chief” Brooks said, introducing us. Believers from other tribes were visiting as well, so several languages were flying around like it was […]
Why? Because Jesus said to make disciples of all nations! The Great Commission given in Matthew 28:19-20 says to “make disciples of all nations.” The word “nations” (ethnē in the Greek) refers not only to geographical borders, but to people groups. A people group is a collection of individuals sharing a variety of defining factors including culture, […]
Mike and I along with the kids enjoyed a full and busy summer with family and friends, and were blessed and amazed at how God provided for us through generous people. We arrived safely back in Missouri on Tuesday, August 7, and immediately had a pre-op appointment for Jesse the next day in preparation […]
In 2009 God led us to turn off the television and dig into His Word in a way we never had before. The more we studied, the more we saw the redemptive thread woven throughout all of scripture; The Lamb was slain to “ransom persons for God from every tribe and language and people and nation.”
With deep convictions that church planting, Bible translation, and discipleship must be done among the least reached people groups in the world, we left ...