Thankful for Partners & Progress As this year comes to a close we want to let you know how thankful we are for your faithful partnership in the Simbari ministry! With your prayers and support we have been able to nearly complete the translation of the Simbari New Testament. It’s so encouraging to see God […]
First some hard things: In our last update we shared about completing another large translation check. Just as we were experiencing the excitement of finishing another check we had some hard things come up. One was a massive power surge that destroyed a lot of money’s worth of electronics, another was a large unexpected CA […]
Final Consultant Check of Matthew and Luke We just completed the final consultant check on the Simbari translation of Matthew and Luke (2200+ verses!). That is about 27% of the New Testament and brings us to a total of 65% being final checked and ready for print. A translation consultant, Greg Melendes, reviewed our draft […]
David and Shari Ogg have served with Ethnos360 since January 1990. After arriving in Papua New Guinea in 1991 they moved into a remote area and eventually became fluent in the Simbari language. David began teaching the Bible to the Simbari people in their own language in 2000. By the grace of God, there is now a church among the Simbari people. Currently, David and Shari are working to meet the needs of this group of growing believers ...