The Poarch Page- May 2010

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James & Nicky Poarch, missionaries in West Borneo, Asia-Pacific, serving with New Tribes Mission

May 2010
Ephesians 2:10
“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God
prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.”

How do you feel when someone gives you something? Do you politely try to refuse the gift?

How do you respond when someone does an act of selfless kindness towards you? Do you feel awkward and undeserving? If you do, then you ...

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Poarch Page March/April

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JAMES & NICKY POARCH MISSIONARIES IN WEST BORNEO, ASIA-PACIFIC
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M A R C H – A P R I L  U P D A T E
Ellis IslandWe were able to sight see in NYC!
Visiting James’ grandparents in NH was the highlight of our trip.
We were thrilled to be able to spend time in Connellsville, PA with a wonderful supporting church!
We were able to visit NETwork ...

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Our Co-workers are building!!

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Our German co-workers are currently living in our house and building their own house nearby. When we were there we were just able to start clearing the land at the location. The Da’an people are the main ones helping build the structure. After that, we missionaries will do all the electrical (solar electric), plumbing, and fine carpentry (cabinets, beds, etc.)

Here are some pictures of our co-workers, Markus & Lilly Sindel, and their residence building activities.

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Poarch Page Jan 2010

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Happy New Year!

It has been wonderful to be able to spend Christmas and the New Year with family around. It was a something we will never take for granted.

Upcoming Travels
Feb 26-March 22 are the dates our family is flying out East to visit friends, churches, & loved ones in Center Barnstead, NH, Chambersburg, PA, and Connellsville, PA. We are excitedly looking forward to participating in a mission’s conference in Chambersburg as well. Please pray for our travels. We will ...

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The Poarch Page – October 2009

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MATTHEW 7:9-11
“Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a
stone? Or if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he? If you then,
being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your
Father who is in heaven give what is good to those to ask him?”
We’re thankful to our Father who is always teaching ...

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A Privilege to Work with the Da’an

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A Privilege to Work with the Da’an Tribe

The Da’an people have a history of being drunk, especially the men. They used to drink the strong rice wine together, then go home and beat their wives. This was their way of life. Were they happy? If you ask them today, they would say no! They lived under the control of the bottle. They also lived under the control of their animistic beliefs.
Before they did ANYTHING (even walk on a jungle ...

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