Picture #1 – Family picture in the UK before scattering to 3 different continents. Picture #2 – Briella finally able to enjoy some sugar cane again. You put us back here! We left the States in July to get back to Papua New Guinea just a few days before our 21st year of ministry in […]
Here’s a view of a printed update you may click to download.
June 2021 We’ve got so much news to bring your way that we are making this update a little bit like the headlines of all the latest news with links to short videos that tell more of the story. Scroll down for those stories, but before we get to those news stories, we wanted to […]
June 2020 As I sat next to Aaron in the Patpatar mountain village observing those gathered to hear the teaching on the book of Acts, I could hardly believe my eyes. I found myself staring at a man with a bad eye, trying to figure out if it was really who I thought it was. […]
Here’s a year in review that was sent out in a printed version. You may click to download.
This Doesn’t Look Good… Aaron and I both listened attentively to the Patpatar Pastor as he was talking to us through the phone. “I have had this pain over the last few months. It happens to me. I have this terrible pain like something is stabbing me and burning me all at the same time. […]
We’ve been back in the States for a few weeks now and it’s been awhile since we’ve heard from anybody in the church in Patpatar. One of the elders of the church named Tokiung called me from a small town almost an hour from the village. He was waiting there with his family and all […]
Goodbye to the Patpatar After over 14 years in the tribe, we are saying goodbye to our Patpatar friends and family. In 2003, we move into a the village not knowing the Patpatar language and culture. Our goal was to learn from them and build relationships. We wanted to be able to eventually create a […]
As I piled into the boat with Aaron and my girls, I shook my head and felt like crying. I thought I’d have another week for this transition. I wasn’t quite ready to leave the Patpatar behind yet. … This is just one illustration of some of the things that have been happening in our […]