The paramedics picked David up off the floor because he was too weak and nauseated to move. He had gotten up at 4:45 am Saturday morning with the intention of going kayak fishing before the forecast winds came up.
I was looking though tickets for my trip home for the summer when I realized I no longer needed to click on “round trip tickets”. I’ve been praying about whether to go home next year for a while, but the realization of what the decision meant didn’t sink in till I was looking for tickets.
While many mission organizations pay a comfortable salary for a home office positions, New Tribes Mission requires those serving at the home office and at missionary training facilities to raise financial support the same as co-workers assigned overseas.
Why would someone choose to serve with New Tribes Mission and raise support when they could do the same job for another organization and receive a salary?
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It has been a tough health week for him with only three hours of sleep the night before he left. The second day he awoke after only five hours sleep with a headache and vomiting.
The third day he only got three hours sleep before waking with a migraine.
Please pray that God would raise up the needed pilots, mechanics, avionics technicians and sponsors to provide flight service for missions.
David and Kristia served with NTM Aviation for eight years in Arizona and the Philippines before joining the home office Communications team.
~Blog post typed with two thumbs on a mobile phone.
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Romans 8:38,39 For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
New Tribes missionaries are not religion merchants. They are carefully trained to thoroughly learn the culture and language before presenting biblical truth. When biblical truth is presented, it is done carefully using the chronological Bible teaching process, available to Westerners in the form of Firm Foundations.
Praise God for providing a new kitchen for us in January! The original kitchen had been installed in 1968. While it was functional, it was not high-quality to start with and over 40 years of daily use had taken its toll on the particleboard cabinets and formica counters with gold glitter.