We are so encouraged with how God has kept Chris and Evie Jones in the race for the Gospel to the Pei people!
An important principle in disciple making is to find the hungry hearts and feed them (2 Timothy 2:2.) This was Paul’s admonition to the hungry hearted Timothy (Acts 16:1, 2) as he handed the ministry baton to his spiritual son. The context for this treasure hunt, though, is a larger group of witnesses. Paul ministered […]
In our Amdu literacy classes we make a big deal about short, nubby pencils. They represent hard work and determination.
It has been two months since we arrived Stateside from Amdu, via Northern Ireland.
I have been trying to remember where I read a story about Abraham Lincoln who, for the love of reading, walked miles to borrow a book from a distant neighbor (in the snow no doubt) and had it read by the time he returned home. There were few obstacles that could keep him from satisfying […]
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Do you remember the first time you saw the sea? We are here in town again and this time we have brought two of our Amdu friends with us. This is their first time seeing the sea! Our teammates, Bart and Emily Allen, and us are standing on the edge of a completely different ocean and […]
This picture says it all! Have you ever been shimmied before? I certainly hadn’t! We didn’t get this sort of greeting from everyone, but the affection we did receive from our Amdu friends as we arrived last month was a delight. There were tears of joy and tears of sadness as we greeted friends who […]
Thank you for supporting the AmduStrong campaign. This is a great way for you to show your enthusiasm about what God is doing in Amdu and your support for Benjamin and Missy Hatton and their family as they head back to Papua New Guinea.
“Give us something to cry about!” is a common line we hear from our Amdu friends on the eve of a long separation. It seems to be the customary practice to give some of your belongings to your family and friends as a memory while you are gone.