THE BURKHOLDER’S TO AMERICA & BACK TO THAILAND

July 6th through August 13th we all were in America for our yearly Thai visa renewal. Our time there was marked by many highlights indeed. As part of a 16 day MTM PR trip we all visited the Creation Museum at Cincinniati, Ohio. While Lorida and Jana vistited friends in the mid-west (and then flew on back to…

Are You Really Christians From America?

This was the question that came to the heart of our native coordinator as our IGo-MTM team came walking through the door at the Kathmandu International airport in Nepal. He told me later that he never seen American Christians with the sisters wearing the headship veiling and being attired with modest dresses. He also teaches…

IGo Second Term / MTM To Nepal

It is hard to believe that we are at the end of the second term already here at IGo. I taught a course on the book of Genesis. Marvin and Rosanna Kauffman along with their daughter, Marilyn, and son Fentress were here from Iowa. Marvin taught a course on the history of missions. Marvin also serves…

93 Baptized Believers Among The Unreached In One Year

Why does MTM conduct Biblical leadership training seminars among native Christians in SE Asia? The Title Of This Post Says It All! Ninety Three baptized believers (all from the unreached tribes of Nepal) in one year. The result of the sacrificial living of native Christian missionaries who daily lay down their lives to take the gospel to the unreached.…

Go Ye Into All The World …..

My flight from America back to Chiang Mai, Thailand was uneventful. It sure was great to be reunited with my dear wife and family. A special thank you to all who were praying for me. My time here at home in Chiang Mai was very short. I returned Wednesday evening and by Friday afternoon, yes…of…

Going Home to SE Asia

My departure from Dulles International airport is nigh at hand. My time in USA certainly was very good and a great blessing…..but I really missed my dear wife as well as Lorida & Jana. The revival meetings in Alliance Ohio truly were sweet visitations from the Lord. Blessed be God alone!  Thank you to all who were…

Revival Meetings In Ohio

I greatly covet your prayers as I travel to America for a week of revival meetings. The meetings will be at Hebron Conservative Mennonite church at Alliance, Ohio. The dates are April 18-25. Please pray for traveling safety as well as grace to quickly overcome jet lag. I will be in transit approx 30 hours and…

MISSIONS – NOT OPTIONAL BUT RATHER AN EMERGENCY !!!

IGo Asian Bible School March 8-26, 2010 Left to right – Back Row: Pastor Daniel (India), Mr. Chanaporn (Thailand), Mr. Nang (Thailand) Pastor Isaac (Myanmar), Pastor Rupak (Bhutan), Mr. Stephen (China) Second Row: Mr. Michael (Singapore), Pastor Peter (Thailand), Pastor Man (Nepal), Mr. Bun Na (Cambodia), Mrs. Rupak (Bhutan), Ms. Ang Ang (Thailand) Front row:…

* PRINCIPLE! * PURPOSE! * PASSION! *

MTM To Sundergarh India Rajgangpur (Orissa State) February 22-26, 2010 The following article was written by Jordan Flory who was part of this MTM team. Jordan is from Ellensburg WA and is an IGo alumni student.                               * PRINCIPLE! * PURPOSE! * PASSION! * These three words came to me as I sat down to write…

The Blessings Of The Unexpected

Lee & Joyce Mummau, as well as myself, departed on a MTM trip January 31 for Visakhapatnam India. Plans were for a three day church leadership teaching conference where Lee & myself would be teaching. Lee & Joyce would then return back to Chiang Mai while I go on to conduct three days of revival meetings. …