Doug is currently raising support, developing ministry partnerships, and available for speaking engagements or other opportunities to promote missions in general and Ethnos in particular.
Tammy and I believe it is our great privilege and responsibility to represent hundreds of unreached people groups that have no opportunity to hear the gospel unless someone is willing to take it to them. It is our great desire to raise up more labourers for the harvest for Jesus himself said, “The harvest is plentiful but the labourers are few.
Mike & Talitha along with a couple other Ethnos Canada missionararies run a summer missions program called, “Rikapuna.” Our goal is to challenge believers with the need to reach the unreached.
Peter & Linda have travelled extensively overseas, visiting the work of Ethnos Canada on the mission field. They minister, with a special emphasis on tribal evangelism, in Churches and Bible Colleges in Canada, speaking at mission conferences, youth groups, Christian schools, and where ever they are invited.
Tim served as a church planter in the Moi tribe of the Asia Pacific region, being part of the team to first make contact with them in 2000. Today there is a thriving church in the Moi tribe. Tim uses his experience and passion to challenge the North American church to take an active role in global missions.
In 2001, a terrorist group kidnapped the Burnhams along with several other people. In the ensuing months some of the hostages were killed and others freed. By November 2001, only the Burnhams and one other hostage remained in captivity.
In addition to his service on the Ethnos360 Executive Board and as president of the Ethnos360 Bible Institute, Ron speaks at colleges and churches and teaches sessions for the Perspectives on the World Christian Movement course.
Since 1991, Greg has served as an Ethnos representative and conference speaker, sharing many of the couple’s experiences among the Yanomami people. Greg has also travelled in the USA and other parts of the world, giving seminars on the Ethnos’ chronological teaching program to other mission organizations and Bible colleges.
By giving people a better understanding of the process of translation, Dave helps them read and understand Scripture more clearly. His book, One Bible, Many Version (InterVarsity Press), has made him a much sought-after speaker in the areas of mission in general and Bible translation in particular.
What does it take to communicate the gospel cross-culturally to an isolated monolingual people group? Having lived among the Joti people of Venezuela for 12 years, Steve and Sharon Sanford can answer that question from personal experience.
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In 2010, we sensed that God was asking us to trust Him by taking a major step of faith. He had plans for our lives, a plan that included full time missions, but that meant leaving our old lives behind. Our prayer became: “Whatever it takes Lord, our lives are yours”, a prayer that we don’t regret.