When missionary Paul Gervasi asked the Sekadau believers to help him reach out to the surrounding villages he got a surprising answer.

“One of the most gifted and stable men quickly answered that since they had all decided to make their gardens far from the village this year,” wrote Paul, “no one would be available to help us. … After getting this response from the believers here, our team talked it over and decided that we would do as much as we could to reach the folks in the surrounding villages with the Gospel.”

Paul, his wife Bella, and their daughter Cori, along with Naomi Christenson and