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Burton Family – April 2017

So, she said to Beth, “When are you going to purchase those chairs for the table?” To which Beth replied, “Well, I want to get a dog first and, besides, you don’t even sit at the table!” Abby, perplexed, stated, “Beth, I can’t sit at the table – it has no chairs! Buy the chairs before the dog so I can sit down at it!” Roommates and sisters! Love it!

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Burton Family – February 2017

Amy and I are often asked when visiting a church or friends if we have any needs. Because there are many good missionaries with many needs, we are careful of what we ask. Relocating from the Western Province bush of Wipim to the island Bougainville Province will mean significant expenses, as we essentially will be starting over. So, that is our most challenging need and we are actively saving for it.

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Burton Family – January 2017

To view or Print in PDF click link >>>>>>> January 2017 Romans 5:20b – Not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man’s foundation… Many religions call themselves “Christian” and in Bougainville Province of Papua New Guinea there are many who claim the name. However, many of those are not Christian by the biblical definition. Rather, they are trusting in family, church

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Burton Prayer Letter – November 2016

On November 20th, 2016 the church in Wipim voted to recognize Arusa Gometa as its Pastor. We had over 180 adults and nearly 100 children in attendance for the largest day WBC has ever seen. This day also saw us ordaining Arusa, Job Martin (Iamega village), and Mark Marega (Ruwar village). We officially handed the church to Pastor Gometa and watched on as he took ten men and women into the baptismal waters.

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October – Important Development and Decision for our Ministry

To read or Print in PDF click link >>>>>> October Prayer Letter   “Assuredly gathering the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them.”- Acts 16:10c Announcing an important development and decision for our ministry! But, first, a brief summary of how we got to this point… Back in 2013, we came to Wipim in the remote region of the Western Province

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Burton Family – July 2016

  To view or print in PDF – click link >>>>> July 2016 Newsletter I Peter 1:7a – “That the trial of your faith …” Amy and I were elated to have visitors coming in the last few months. We made preparations as best we could for our visitors, but when you live in Western Province, PNG you learn nothing goes as planned. Upon arriving

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