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Supplement from GRACE 1/10/2011

GRACE Final Supplement

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Supplement to GRACE Amended Final Report

Download the pdf here 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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Bonnie C

When I was seven years old, I went to Fanda. I had the B’s as dorm parents, and it was… bad. They were physically, emotionally and sexually abusive to all of us who lived with them. (I say all, because … Continue reading

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Statement from NTM

Hello Kari, Bonnie (and all): We read your recently posted blog with great sadness.  We want to apologize again for the hurts you have experienced and to let you know that we at

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From Miriam C

“dear bonnie, i don’t know who started up that blog, but i was very dissapointed to find that there was really only one story going on there! there were several other girls who were abused by other dorm parents years … Continue reading

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Is New Tribes Mission culpable?

I think some of you would be surprised to know that though we only gave the link to this site to 70 MKs from Fanda, those 70 passed it on and more than 1000 people from NTM have visited the … Continue reading

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This is Kari

Just want to take this opportunity to share a bit of my story. I was an abuse victim of Fanda, as outlined in the documentation supplied on this site. My story was covered up by NTM. Years later, I had … Continue reading

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Dear NTM

I realize that asking for repentance is not a quantifiable thing and it may be hard for you to know “what we want”. Repentance is so much more than fulfilling someone’s demands so you can ‘get to the other side … Continue reading

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From Laura S

Words cannot say how disappointed I am regarding New Tribes Mission’s lack of effort to claim responsibility and enforce legitimate consequences for Bill P. A child (my brother) should never be abused. This crime should not happen, ever. Especially when … Continue reading

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Affect of abuse on victims' children

The aftermath of my own abuse has affected my children as well as myself and my husband. For years, I suffered from severe depression, and alternate periods of mania.  For years, I carried such terrible anger inside me.

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Non-sexual abuse suffered by one Fanda MK

– Spanked for crying at night when I missed my parents – I was told that it was wrong for me to cry, and that I was bad to be keeping the other girls awake. – Spanked for long periods … Continue reading

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Silence

Why, if there is true repentance on the heart of the committee, is it 20 years now and still no phone calls or reaching out toward those that have been wronged in the name of NTM? Only form letters. Why? … Continue reading

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