Because our Home Assignment was shorter this time, there were many of our supporting churches and individual supporters that we were not able to see! For those we were able to visit, we shared this video that gives some history of our time in PNG up to this point, as well as what we are […]
Our extended family is spread out around the globe – parents in Pennsylvania and siblings in Washington, New York, Pennsylvania, Canada, Belgium and Ecuador. And until a few weeks ago, our family was in Papua New Guinea. The times when we can all be together are quite rare! Since returning to the States, we have […]
After being in Amdu for 3 1/2 years, we recently said goodbye to our Amdu friends and began the journey back to America to begin an abbreviated Home Assignment.
Our team (our family, along with our teammates Benjamin & Missy Hatton) ministers among the Amdu people located in the mountains of the Sandaun province of western Papua New Guinea. By God's grace, we endeavor to learn their tribal language, teach the people to read and write in their own language, be involved in translating the Bible and then teach the people what the Bible says. *** Now that we are finished with formal language and culture study, our team focus has shifted to literacy and Bible translation. Two literacy classes have already graduated, and the first portions of God’s Word in the Amdu language have been consultant checked and approved!! Following short times of Home Assignment in the U.S. in 2018, our team will continue to work on Bible translation and lessons in preparation for beginning the Creation to Christ Bible teaching sometime in mid-2019. ***