I was honored to be able to participate in a MTM Leadership Seminar in Sikkim, India. Sikkim, a Northeast state of India, is located in the Himalayan Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan. It took almost 24 hours of traveling from Thailand to reach Gangtok the town where the conference was hosted. Because Sikkim is a restricted state of India, we had to get a special registered license to enter. The theme of the conference was “Leadership Priorities”. It was well attended by 78 different church leaders. The delegates were church pastors, youth leaders, and Sunday school teachers, who came from remote areas of Sikkim. Some of the delegates took almost as much time traveling as we did, with one group coming by bus the whole way from eastern Nepal. Most of the pastors attending were rural pastors who never had an opportunity to go to Bible school or to receive any other bible teaching.
MTM hosted a Godly Marriage and Family Life Conference at Pokhara, Nepal June 13-16, 2022. Although the rainy season had begun, and the weather was quite warm and humid, the spiritual blessings far outweighed all the discomforts. The Conference was a four-day event conducted at Pastor Man’s church house at Pokhara, Nepal. Brother Raymond Burkholder taught on Godly marriage and Family Life while Earl Peachy spoke from I Thessalonians with an emphasis on Church Planting. Both Bible teachers taught two teaching sessions each day.
Proverbs 16:9 “A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.” The Nepal Asian Bible School was planned to be held in 2020 but was canceled indefinitely because of covid. God finally opened the doors for the Bible School to be conducted February 21 thru March 4, 2022. This MTM hosted Bible School was a two-week pastoral equipping event for emerging leaders & pastors. NABS was conducted in the regions of far western Nepal at Nepalgunj. There were 22 students registered and all qualified for graduation at the first Nepal Asia Bible School.