This is Burma and it is unlike any land you know about.

—Rudyard Kipling, Letters from the East


The Scriptures proclaim, “Be strong, and show yourself a man” (I Kings 2:2).This is a calling for men to prove themselves and to embrace the call of manhood. It is a man's duty to demonstrate that he possesses stalwart character and is capable of performing the duties of manhood—such as leadership and dominion. Men prove their mettle by accomplishing great things for Christ. We do not need any more insignificant men in this world, but we need men who pursue the gospel commission and labor for the kingdom of God with the zeal and strength encompassed in biblical manhood.

To demonstrate these characteristics of biblical manhood, I am commissioned by the Hazardous Journeys Society (HJS) to lead a team to Burma this July 10–19. My team goes with a mission to chronicle the providences of God in that land. We will examine the legacy of exploration and evangelism, man's responsibilities of dominion and stewardship, and examine the Buddhist culture of the people from a biblical perspective.

Our journey will take us to ancient cities, through the deep recesses of the jungle, and we will behold some of the world's largest temples. We will also face danger as we travel through regions with active military conflict, engage in work with the largest mammals on earth, and confront disabling disease. Yet through all this we seek to stand strong and bring glory to God as we praise his mighty works!

Please join with us in proclaiming abroad in Burma, “O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! …” (Psalm 8:1).

Your brother in Christ Jesus,
Kurtis Amundson,
HJS Team Leader


Stay Informed About the Team's Preparations

The prospects are as bright as the promises of God.

—Adoniram Judson


Locations to Visit and Goals to Accomplish

These towers … form one of the finest sights in the world … when they are lighted up by the sun they shine most brilliantly and are visible for a vast distance.

—Marco Polo, Christian Explorer

Support the Expedition

Be Part of Our Journey to Burma!

There is a cost to proclaiming the truth — the cost of criticism and the sacrifice of time and resources spent to research, formulate, and present the truth clearly. There are also logistical costs associated with the trip. The prices for round-trip flights to the Burma will cost approximately $2,000 per person, plus there is the additional transportation needs, food, lodging, and incidentals which will need to be paid for. In recognition of the momentous nature of the task we have undertaken, we would welcome your financial support.

The Hazardous Journeys Society is a project of Vision Forum Ministries, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization: this means all gifts are tax-deductible and will be of great assistance in furthering our mission. Donations can be made through the Vision Forum Ministries website for our Burma Expeditions by follow the link below.

Thank you for your prayers and support as we desire to follow the Lord’s leading in proclaiming glory of God and the testimony of the gospel to people who need to hear of the saving message of Christ.

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Team Members

Meet Our Intrepid Adventurers

Each expedition team member fulfills a specific function which is critical to the success of mission. They must each be able to perform their responsibilities efficiently and in a completely trustworthy manner, and for this reason, each team member is hand-selected by the team leader to fulfill the specific operational roles in the field. Each man necessarily honors the principles of the Hazardous Journeys Society—dominion, risk, and manhood.

Kurtis Amundson

Team Leader

Kevin Amundson


Charles Lenz

Field Operator

Benjamin Lenz


Jonathan Maness



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… And God said to them, ‘… fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion … over every living thing that moves on the earth.’

—Genesis 1:28

Hazardous Journeys Society

Exploration and Discovery for God's Glory

The Expedition to Burma is part of the Hazardous Journeys Society's (HJS) exciting effort of world exploration. The purpose of the HJS is to provide teams of adventurers, photographers, scientists, journalists, and naturalists with an opportunity to engage in journeys of discovery around the globe and to interpret their findings from a perspective that honors the Creator. Each team will execute a mission involving the encouragement of biblical manhood, prudent risk-taking, and a specific dominion objective — all for the glory of God.

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    In spite of sorrow, loss, and pain,     Our course be onward still;     We sow on Burmah’s barren plain,     We reap on Zion’s hill.

—Adoniram Judson

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