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.
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.