Gracia: Ministry as a Single Mom

Gracia Burnham and her husband Martin served with New Tribes Missions in the Philippines. They were kidnapped by Islamic terrorists and held for ransom in the jungle for over a year. During their rescue, Martin Burnham was killed, leaving Gracia a single mother of 3 children.

In this interview, she shares about how she ministered to her children, ensuring that her "public" ministry did not rob her children of their remaining parent. Her words bring encouragement to every single mother.

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