Greetings from the Tropical Desert, We’re well into dry season which has turned the bright green jungle into a drab dusty brown. Dry season corresponds with the start of rice planting. Most traditional farmers in this area still use a slash and burn method of planting. This burning of the forest, along with larger plantations […]
The summer months are a time here when there is dryer weather, and actually it turns out to be cooler than normal. It’s also a time when people here make small gardens around their house. Common things you would see in someone’s vegetable garden here in the village are eggplant, meter beans, shallot onions, ginger, […]
Greetings Friends, As summer is upon us, we are feeling our countdown clock beginning. “Countdown to what?” you ask. Every three years or so, we schedule a trip to our home country (America). This scheduled trip is called “furlough” or “home assignment”. Looking back at a picture of our family from three years ago helps […]
Torin, Tim, Abby, Titus, Dina, & Andrea
Both Tim and Andrea were raised in Christian families and have benefited from the influence and teaching of faithful believers in their lives. They met during the second half of their training with New Tribes Mission and were married in March of 2001. They completed their training in 2002 and moved to Asia-Pacific November, 2003.
During Tim’s high school years he took many short-term trips overseas with the youth group at CFC it was there ...