Christian Mission, Inc.
Working in Montrouis, Haiti since 1987
Jimmy L. Durham and Gayle Durham
Jim and Gayle Durham are from Ft. Smith, Arkansas. They are former Pastors, entering the ministry in the mid 1970s.
They were licensed and ordained, and after serving as Pastor of four churches in Missouri, God called them to be His Missionaries in Haiti, West Indies.
They sold all of their possessions, including their house, and entered a "walk of faith" as independent interdenominational missionaries, depending upon The Lord to meet their needs.
Jim and Gayle will celebrate 20 years in Haiti in early 2007. As they continue to minister in Haiti, where they operate an orphanage/children's home for boys. They continue to Preach and Teach The Gospel and be involved in numerous other aspects of the ministry.
Mission ConsultantsThis year, Jim and Gayle have felt the leading of The Lord to share their knowledge and experience of the past 20 years. As they continue to serve as missionaries in Haiti, they will, upon invitation, serve as consultants to Pastors, Christian Churches and Christian Organizations who wish to gain more knowledge of the foreign mission field in order to carry out a successful mission program.Fees and SchedulingConsultation fees will, for the most part, consist of a love offering with certain travel minimums, depending upon the size of the church or group and their budget. Consultation dates should be established. 3-6 months in advance. Fees for additional meetings after an initial consultation, will be held to a reasonable minimum.Conference SpeakersIf you wish Jim or Gayle to speak and minister to your Church, Special Meeting, Retreat, Camp, or Special Conference, please schedule them 6-9 months in advance. They will need a love offering with certain travel minimums.The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. All the ways of man are clean in his own sight, But the Lord weighs the motives. Commit your works to the Lord and your plans will be established. Proverbs 16: 1-3
Better is a little with righteousness than great income with injustice. The mind of man plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps. Proverbs 16: 8-10
Areas of Expertise
Preaching/Teaching The Gospel In a Third World Country Church Planting on a Foreign Field Leading or Sending Short Term Missionary Groups to the Foreign Field Working with Individuals God Has Called to be His Missionaries Funding New Missionaries Called to the Foreign Field Establishing Proper Communications and Oversight of a Missionary You Send to the Field or Support on a Field Missionaries Called to the Foreign Mission Field with Children Importance of Learning the Native Language on the Foreign Field Working with the Native Pastor or Church Leadership on the Foreign Field Dealing with Foreign Mission Field Cultures Establishing a Missions Budget Dealing with Primitive Conditions and Health Factors, Proper Food and Water Existing and On-going Health Problems of a New Foreign Missionary Handling Hardship, Persecution, and Emotions
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