Just a quick note to let you know about some long-standing prayers that have been answered. Abishai Kip Burns was born on February 19! Abi (for short – to pronounce think “Bobby” without the “B”) was born at 6:31 PM weighing in at 9 pounds, 7.3 ounces and 21 inches long. He was a big […]
Recently, after many weeks of teaching, the Morop people (Asia-Pacific area) clearly heard for the first time the good news of the death, burial and resurrection of our Savior Jesus Christ. Please pray for them that many would make decisions to follow Christ as their personal Savior and that the missionaries would have wisdom as they help new believers […]
It has been a busy year with so much happening in the mission and in our lives. Some of the highlights of the year were: 1) We moved all the mission offices into the newly remodeled tower in downtown Sanford. 2) We changed our mission’s name from New Tribes to Ethnos360. 3)The old building […]
God is Good! We have SO much to be thankful for: Our family Our marriage Our health Our ministry Our friends Our church family Our home Our salvation Our prayer and financial supporters the sale of the NTM building to finalize December 7 several tribal groups hearing the gospel for the first time …And the […]
Leaving Florida Behind We left home this past Thursday (June 22) for an extended trip to visit supporting churches, friends and for a Burns’ family reunion in Montana. Our first stop was in Mississippi to visit some of Jackie’s relatives. It was a great time and great food, though the time was much too short!! Unfortunately, […]
If you haven’t already heard or been to New Tribes web page here is the NEWEST announcement – New Tribes has had a name change. The picture above is what you will see when you go to the NTM website. We are now ETHNOS 360.
A NEW PLACE I guess we are a little late filling you in but on February 10th, after 5 years of remodel, all our mission offices moved from being situated in four buildings to all being under one roof. Our new building is affectionately called ‘the Tower’. We are now in downtown Sanford but only […]
Last August you may remember that I (Jackie) led a group to Bolivia to minister to several tribal groups through eye glass clinics. We only spent one night in the Yuquí tribe where we worked over 17 years ago. They have had very little spiritual teaching since then & I felt the Lord leading me […]
The New Testament (and parts of the Old Testament used for chronological teaching) has been translated into the Simba language and recently printed in Brazil. These Bibles came out of customs April 3 and will be dedicated May 25-28th. A Simba missionary, Jack Russell reports, “The Bible will be an instrument for the maturing of Simba believers […]
-Who made the world? -Can you know for sure where you will go after you die? -Who were the first people? All these attention getting questions were just teasers for what was to follow.