It was not yesterday, it was 1977, but at times facts from the past stimulate my mind until it seems it was just yesterday. We were living in our little bush house located in the upper Sepik region of Papua New Guinea. This was a place Janie and I will never forget in our life […]
Lisa, Janie and I had a good laugh as the self-timer on my camera clicked. The photo was taken in the little church on a river winding through the jungle in the Northern Regions of Papua New Guinea two years ago. “You cannot read a word of that translation,” Lisa said with a twinkle in […]
A translation must stand on two legs to make it good as far as church planting is concerned. Those two legs are literacy and discipleship without which the translation, no matter how well done, will not have the desired effect needed for a good church plant. I have had the privilege to watch a church […]
In 2 Corinthians 11:22-28, the missionary life lived out by the apostle Paul comes front stage. The spot light shines on this man’s battered body showing all the battle scars from a life on the mission field. Verse 28 shows us where his mind was at daily, the deep concern for the churches.
Jesus was praying, Luke 9:18, on the road, Mark 8:27, in the region of Caesarea Philippi, Matthew 16:13, when his disciples joined Him and He asked this question. “Who do the crowds say that I am? So they answered and said, “John the Baptist, but some say Elijah; and others say that one of the […]
We asked you to pray for our Bena believers and God has heard your prayers, we had a great meeting today and encouraged them to get back to the business of the Lord. I am very happy with the outcome knowing that these men are still just babes in Christ, needing the milk of the […]
It was a sad day when Janie and the other missionary ladies decided we needed to send her out because the sickness had developed past our knowledge of what to do. As I picked her up in my arms she looked at me with fear of not knowing what lay ahead. Walking her to the […]