Garcia Burnham

New Tribes Mission/ Burnham Foundation

For 17 years, Martin Burnham was a jungle pilot in the Philippines delivering food, cargo and supples to remote locations.  In May 2001, Martin and his wife, Gracia, wer kidnapped by a militant terrorist group.  For over a year, they were held hostage facing near starvation, constant exhaustion and frequent gun battles.  In the final battle, Martin was killed and Gracia was wounded.  She survived to tell their story of faith in the midst of adversity in her two books "To Fly Again" and "In the Presence of my Enemies."


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