I serve on the board of a sister organization that has been on the ropes financially. This group pursues our Navigator calling, but does so as a development agency in very challenging contexts where others cannot go.
Starting and sustaining movements of the Gospel requires 4 contributions: pioneers, local workers, local leaders, and alongsiders. The alongsiders help to sustain the others. My team and I are alongsiders.
Your prayers played a crucial part. That’s what Paul said to the Corinthians in 2 Corinthians 1:11, and that¹s what I would like to say to each one who prays for us.
Matèriaux Ministère is French for ministry materials. Eighty years ago The Navigators was a mono-cultural, monolingual group.
I just got off the phone with Ralph and Tim, two Navigator missionaries from the UK who will be going into an Eritrean refugee camp in Ethiopia this weekend. I told them that what they are doing is a model of Navigators at their best.