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Supplement from GRACE 1/10/2011

GRACE Final Supplement

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1994 letter from Scott Ross re: Frank Parker

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Supplement to GRACE Amended Final Report

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Joint Statement of New Tribes Mission and GRACE

Joint Statement of New Tribes Mission and GRACE September 8, 2010 Since the release of the original and amended GRACE report, GRACE and NTM continue to receive inquiries and questions from MKs and numerous other parties throughout the world. NTM … Continue reading

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NTM implementing recommendations

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Grace Final Report on NTM Fanda

Get the pdf here Amended GRACE Report on NTM Fanda–Amended Edition

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Grace Final Report on NTM Fanda

GRACE Final Report on NTM Fanda

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August 2 – Update

Dear MKs: We pray this note finds each of you well.   As August begins, you should be expecting the delivery of the our final report and recommendations relating to the NTM Fanda matter.   The purpose of this note … Continue reading

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Update as of June 2010

June 11 Dear All: We pray this note finds each of you well during these early weeks of Summer.  First, GRACE apologizes for the delay in updating you as to the progress of our work in this critically important matter. … Continue reading

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Letter and questionnaire from Grace

Dear           : I hope this letter finds you well.  My name is Boz Tchividjian and I am the Executive Director of a non-profit organization called Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment (hereinafter, GRACE).  During the past months, GRACE … Continue reading

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Fanda Alumni

UPDATE: There is some misinformation floating around about GRACE, namely that they are “representing NTM” in these abuse matters. In the words of GRACE themselves, they are not NTM’s hired gun, they are a completely independent third party organization who … Continue reading

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Update on GRACE

I have had the opportunity to attend a conference GRACE held at Calvary Church in Ft. Lauderdale on how to respond when child abuse occurs within the church. GRACE holds the position that the cover-up of abuse within the church … Continue reading

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We were asked to post this anonymously

Child Abuse by the NTM Fanda Field Committee? moderator note: initials are chosen randomly and do not reflect actual names When A,  B and I were in the little dorm at Fanda in the same room,  B was touched by … Continue reading

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Fanda Alumni

Hello Former Fanda MKs, We are in the process of forming a committee to respond to NTM’s choice of third party investigative organization. We are not yet certain that we can agree to mediate through GRACE but in the event … Continue reading

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Letter from Mik parents

We are moved by what God is doing through this blog. Please keep praying for God to thoroughly expose the depravity. A brief summary of our story follows. In June 1988, just prior to our June 18 scheduled return from … Continue reading

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Email to New Tribes missionaries

If you are with NTM you probably recently received this email from us: Dear New Tribes Missionary, It is with a heavy heart that we come before you to humbly inform you of what happened to us as MKs in … Continue reading

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Announcement from the New Tribes Mission Executive Board

Dear Kari and Bonnie, On behalf of the NTM Executive Board I would like to request the note below be posted to the Fandaeagles blog.  Thank you. Gratefully, Britt Hemphill Announcement from the New Tribes Mission Executive Board In recent … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a letter by Jill Rowe

April 2, 1998 NTM Counselling Centre: I must admit I was really surprised to receive your letter about the sexual abuse. My oldest daughter, Krista, is now 19.  She was in the little dorm in the late 1980’s.  It does … Continue reading

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More documents

Parents, to distance yourself physically from your kids is not enough. To give them the best you can you must also distance yourself emotionally. July ’91 Why do they sound so reluctant to have to do something about child molesters? … Continue reading

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NTM leadership views in the late 80’s

These are written by Executive Committee Members in the years that the Fanda abuses were occurring.

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Dear NTM – a request

7/31/09 — Nothing has been done for Vicky, Kari, Bonnie, Joie, Miriam, Miriam, Naomi or anyone else who has had contact with us through this blog, including MKs from other schools around the world. Abusers named here are still serving … Continue reading

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Danni Moss article

Adults who were abused emotionally, spiritually, physically and sexually while children in a New Tribes Mission boarding school in Fanda, West Africa are speaking out and seeking justice. The boarding school was for the children of missionaries with New Tribes … Continue reading

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Allen Long

We have decided after much consideration to continue to use this blog for its primary purpose, to reveal abuses against New Tribes Mission MK’s in NTM boarding schools that were never investigated by NTM and remain unresolved. There were many … Continue reading

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Joel Price – NTM missionary and child porn addict

Investigators claim to have found more than 6,000 pictures and 250 video clips of child pornography on the computer of NTM Member Joel Price. He was subsequently indicted on two counts of distribution of child pornography and one count of … Continue reading

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Laura (Burke) Stirling

I was not sexually abused by Dave B. or by anyone else during my lifetime, and for that I am very thankful. I arrived in Fanda at age 11 in 1993 and was sent to the dorm within 3 weeks … Continue reading

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Miriam S

I was sexually abused many times by Dave B as a young girl, mostly during sleep over’s with his daughter. He drew me in by telling me that I was his best friend and that we could tell each other … Continue reading

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Final plea

Dear NTM, We are wondering at your reluctance to communicate with us. When Larry Brown emailed us, and asked us to post his email to our blog, we took it to mean that you supported the blog, and you chose … Continue reading

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NTM questionnaire regarding allegations of abuse

Please read the questionnaire here. NTM, we would like to ask you, have you taken the steps you commit to in the below questionnaire regarding each Fanda abuse confirmed in this website? MK SafetyNet Questionnaire for Mission Boards regarding Allegations … Continue reading

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More from Miriam C

“ntm does know, but did nothing! my parents told the mission to remove the couple from NTM or my parents would leave…my parents left the mission….need i say more? they wanted to put me on the stand or meet face … Continue reading

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From Field Committee April ’99

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Timeline of events – proof

1987 – First victim reports Dave B. Her parents and the FC don’t believe her.  3 page document Sept 29, 1988 – Ron A’s letter to the budiks re: Miks leaving the field because of their kids 1989 – John … Continue reading

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88 and 97

The press and several lawyers have contacted us expressing interest in our stories since we’ve started coming public with it. We would LOVE to be able to say that NTM is our greatest advocate, after our parents. Read more documentation

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To Kari from CPC 2009

Response to Kari M’s request for information. date Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 10:57 PM subject Some new information mailed-by ntm.org Kari, I will try to get the paper trail on this but so far it looks like your dad … Continue reading

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Findings of the NTM lawyer

Admin notes – I am so saddened that an investigation against Dave B wasn’t launched until 1997. Nearly 10 years after he was reported to the field and supposedly dismissed. Read more documentation

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Paul Wyma to Frank Stott

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John Mik to Field Committee

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Ron A – letter to the Budiks

Letter written from Ron A of the Senegal Field Committee to the Miks and the Budiks after the Mik family determined they could not continue to board their children at Fanda, and were not permitted to live at the school. … Continue reading

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’92 phone call Brooks to NTM

At this time I was 15 and was living in a group home for intensive counseling. Brooks (a sexual abuser) calls NTM for support. See the end of the phone call where Dean handwrites the suggestion that files should be … Continue reading

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Dear Phil/Dear Dave

The EC claims Dave B was dismissed from NTM in 1989 due to the abuse claims of Kari Mik. The FC claims Dave B resigned of his own accord for other reasons. If Dave was dismissed in 1989, why was … Continue reading

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Letter to an unnamed victim

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Dear Men

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Possible abuse victims

We have decided to black out all names from these files unless given specific permission to publish them. These files were handed to me and another MK at a meeting with NTM in May. Please note that these files are … Continue reading

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Senegal abuse investigation

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From NTM US Executive Board

Hi Kari, Good to hear from you. We just finished hosting our NTM Enrichment conference here at the Lake of the Ozarks in Camdenton. We had over 500 in attendance so that kept us all very busy. I’m really sorry … Continue reading

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