IGo Bible Institute

Institute for Global Opportunities (IGo) is made up of numerous different ministries in SE Asia. One of those ministries is the Macedonian Teaching Ministry (MTM). But the heart of IGo is the Bible Institute. The vision of the IGo Bible Institute is to train, equip and prepare servants of Jesus Christ for a life time of service in…

Thailand Hill Tribe Ministry

I had the privilege to travel with Wright Dee for five days of ministry among the Karen Hill Tribe people of the western Thailand/Myanmar border. The Karen people are an ethnic people group originally from Myanmar. But due to being despised by the ruling ethnic people from Myanmar, many have crossed the border into Thailand…

MTM Thimphu, Bhutan

It is now 13 month since IGo-MTM commenced here in SE Asia. The first door of opportunity for a Bible conference was last year August in Thimphu, Bhutan. Since that time MTM has conducted 7 Bible conferences in 5 different countries. It was with great anticipation that MTM returned again to Thimphu for another Bible conference. The dates for the conference were September 21-25, 2009.…

MTM Yangon, Myanmar

God so graciously opened the door for another MTM Bible conference in Myanmar August 31 to September 4th. Matthew Landis from Ephrata, PA traveled to this side of the world to serve as the second teacher. Back in January MTM was in Myanmar but this conference was sponsored by a different coordinator and a total different…

Back In Chiang Mai, Thailand

June 16 to August 8, 2009 the Burkholder family was in USA. Our primary purpose was to renew our yearly Thai visas. Needless to say our time in America included a whirlwind of activities. There was the great blessing of Burkholder family time. All our children and grandchildren were together for a few days at…

Philadelphia Tent Meetings

The Burkholder family traveled to USA June 16.  After a number of MTM presentations we traveled to Philadelphia, PA for the annual Sixth Street city tent meetings. The dates this year were July 7-17. Each evening Raymond preached in the tent serving as the evangelist. The attendance from the city was light. Praise the Lord for the…

MTM Pokhara, Nepal

May 15-24 IGo-MTM was on the discipleship trail once again. Harold Carpenter came from Sturgis, MI and traveled with me to Pokhara, Nepal for a MTM Bible conference. Words totally fail me to express the privilege and opportunity God granted Harold & I in Nepal. The work these dear native Christians are doing for Jesus Christ simply staggers and…

IGo 2009 First Semester Students

The first semester at IGo for 2009 has official begun as of April 20th. Please pray that for all these students as they deepen their walk with Jesus Christ and develop His passion for lost souls unto the uttermost. IGo 2009 First Semester Students Left to Right: Nathan King, Josh Wagler, Neung Kluksanasakulchai, Ben Peters (student dean), Heidi…

IGo Staff Retreat

Each year before the first semester of the year begins at IGo Bible Institute, all the IGo staff gather for a four day Staff retreat. This years IGo staff retreat dates were April 8-12 at Lanna resort near Chiang Mai, Thailand. This was a very special time of spiritual refreshing and spiritual input. God has open many doors…

MTM Palangkaraya, Indonesia

Indonesia is the worlds fourth most populace nation with more Muslim people then any other nation. It is here that God called MTM to hold a pastors training conference February 1-9, 2009. What a tremendous gospel opportunity was ours. Many pastors and church leaders shared how the churches of Indonesia simply have no vision to reach their own…