Welcome to junglemissionary.com ┃ the website of Joil and Leah Marbut ┃serving passionately in the jungles of Ecuador

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Home_Page_Family_Photo-2018.jpgOver 18 years ago, our lives collided in Ecuador as God was preparing us for a life of ministry together in the jungles of Ecuador.

Through this journey, we have had four wonderful children who are a big part of our ministry and they love being a part of what the Lord is doing!


It excites us to see what the Lord has done in and through the lives of the Shuar people we work with. We have seen thousands come to know our Lord as their personal Savior and to us that is what life is all about!


Over the last several years God has allowed us to form an amazing team of like-minded missionaries that make up the Jungle Missionary Team or JMT for short. Thanks be to God that the work is now being multiplied. And each and every year, we have the awesome opportunity to welcome many volunteers that come along side to help in social programs, construction projects and vacation Bible school outreaches that play a big part of the work here in Ecuador. It is always a joy to see a life touched through Jesus! Thank you for being a part of this wonderful journey!

Joil, Leah, Drew, Will, Emelia and Aidan Marbut