David Sitton

Personal reflections from David Sitton

Ask The Missionary: How Did Reformed Theology Impact Your Mission Methodology?

In a new weekly video series, we ask veteran missionaries for their take on all things mission. This week, we ask David Sitton, pioneer church planter in Papua New Guinea and Founder of To Every Tribe, about how his shift to reformed theology changed his methodology in pioneer church planting.

If you have any questions you would like to ask a missionary, please write it in the comments!

Death of a Chambri Chief

Wapi Death

Wapi was knee high tall when World War 2 soldiers occupied Chambri Island in Papua New Guinea (1942-43).  During late night pow-wows, he detailed for me the atrocities of war and the hardships of growing up in a war-ravaged village. Eventually, Wapi ascended to chieftain status as a fierce warrior and leader among his formerly headhunting people. More

No Tragedy in Ecuador

The Ecuador Five – January 8, 1956: Sixty years ago today, five missionaries were slaughtered in the jungle of Ecuador. Jim Elliot, Pete Fleming, Ed McCully, Nate Saint, and Roger Youderian were viciously speared, beaten with clubs, and hacked to death with machetes by a small gang of Waodani (Auca) Indians. More

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