Friday, June 12, 2009

Drum roll please...

Some (or most) of you have already heard this news, but we wanted to share our destination officially on the blog.

We are excited to announce that we are heading to the Philippines! We came in to the training wide open to all the possibilities for future ministry and God has faithfully been guiding us all along the way. Up until last fall we really didn't sense a concrete pull to any particular country and we eagerly sought information of the needs everywhere.

As time went on in this second year of training we started becoming more interested in two places, the Philippines and Cambodia. Using a variety of means, God has turned our focus to the Philippines where at least 50 tribes still do not have access to the Gospel. NTM projects that at the current rate of need and available resources it will take another 100 years for these tribes to be reached. We pray that by His grace God will allow us to play a small part in what He is doing to reach the lost.

(Picture provided by P & K Baker)

(Pictures provided by V. Burbidge)

Go here for more information on NTM's work in the Philippines and here to get an idea of the needs there.


HopiQ said...

We are so excited for you guys! Some of our best friends are from the Philippines (and moved back last year). You have our prayers as you gear up for the next adventure!

Jean said...

The Lord lead and guide you all the way. We pray fr you.

The Biehns said...

We are so pumped about this decision as we've recently made some Phillipino friend and often prayer for their families back home.