Recently in a team meeting, I was reminded that rude gestures are NOT the same in different cultures.
When cultures collide, Bible Teacher training involves challenging uninspected worldviews.
We were so blessed to have two NTMPNG co-workers visit us in the village to help us to do the things we cannot do for ourselves. As a result, we have gone from living off the grid, to being plugged in to a world half a world away! Before we were just village grapevines being bypassed in an internet age.
How we got to where we are today . . .
Rick spent his early years in Pennsylvania. When he was a preteen, his parents decided to become missionaries with New Tribes Mission. As a 10 year old, Rick accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. Rick spent his teenage years with his family among the Mouk (rhymes with coke) tribe in Papua New Guinea. There he saw the need that the lost have for the Gospel and the amazing ...