Entering into the month of December we had one meeting, but by the end of the month we were packed with meetings except for two Wednesdays. God continues to bless as 4 additional churches in Michigan have expressed a desire to partner with us as well as a church in Louisiana that we had presented in while on deputation.
While traveling around the states and shopping or going to grab a bite to eat, we are often asked, “Where are you from”? Sometimes we try to be generic in our response since it can be a longer conversation than we may have time for. When we do mention that we are missionaries in the jungles of PNG, people are so intrigued. Where God has allowed us to minister has opened the door many times to share the gospel with people.
A More Personal Need – Christmas 2014 To view or print in PDF – click this linkNeeds II Corinthians 8:5b – but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God… The Apostle Paul wrote about how the Macedonian Churches first gave of themselves to the Lord. We are personally seeing many of our supporting churches giving
To Print or View in PDF – Click Link November 2014 Prayer Letter Colossians 1:23 – If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled… I praise the Lord for technology in today’s world. While Paul wrote letters and maybe waited months between responses, we are blessed to be able to have electronic mail even in the jungles of Papua New Guinea (at least
To Print or View in PDF – Click Link —> Burton Family Oct 2014 Prayer Acts 2:41a – Then they which gladly received his word were baptized… A true indigenous church is one that is Self-Supporting, Self Governing, and Self Propagating. Wipim Baptist has become all of those over this last year. Most recently, as mentioned last month, we have seen a greater amount
It was extremely hard to leave our Wipi family after our two year stay with them. We trained, taught and worked on bringing them to maturity and then we had to leave them. This part is hard physically because we miss them, although we know spiritually God is their guide through His spirit. We arrived in Port Moresby were we had dinner with Pastor
To view prayer letter as a PDF click here – Burton Family Prayer Letter – September 2014 September 2014 – Prayer Letter John 13:33a – Little children, yet a little while I am with you… A veteran missionary once told me, “When God calls you and you are in His will, He (God) obligates himself to do it”. We sit a few weeks away
To View as a PDF click here – Burton Family Prayer Letter – August 2014 Titus 1:5b – That thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting… We have been preparing for our upcoming short furlough, as well as bringing Abby and Beth home for college. Through it all our family is left with these nagging thoughts, “Is everything in order? Will
He informed me he had seven eyes and that I only had two (smart guy) he took his glasses off and his eyes where all white (no pupil). Around this time I became worried. I was not dealing with a half sense man at all but a demonic spirit.
To view the Prayer Letter as a PDF click here – Prayer Letter 2014 May 2014 – Prayer Letter II Corinthians 10:16a – “To preach the gospel in regions beyond you…” You sent us that we might preach the Gospel in the regions beyond you. You have faithfully prayed for and supported us financially and we grow more excited each day as we watch God