Please Pray for the Hewa Church. They are very busy with teaching at 3 different locations and building an airstrip. Please pray that they will keep Christ central in all they do. Please Pray for the Kopf Family. They have been in the bush for nearly 4 months without seeing another expat. Pray for their […]
January 24 we will be off to Hewa Land to teach through Corinthians.
thank you for your continued support. It is a pleasure to serve HIM, but it would be impossible without your prayer, encouragement, and generosity.
Jonny & Sue – I want to record today’s events so I will remember them and I thought I would write them in a letter to you. Let me start with yesterday – we worked on the 2 options for baptism sights – one in the place where we collect water and do our laundry, […]
Here are portions of an update I sent to our co-workers Jonathan and Susan Kopf Hey Jonny and Sue, Thank you so much for taking the time to write. I know you are crazy busy – but it was really nice to read the letter to Yanis and Unai. They seem to be taking it […]
“Son wake up – get up, the sun is going down and it is time for you to eat.” Those are the heartbreaking words sung in a wail-ful cry by Unai, our neighbor who was mourning the loss of her firstborn son. Unai is the wife of Yanis. Many of you will recognize Yanis as […]
May 25, 2011 I woke the last two mornings at 5:30 am to someone outside singing and praying. I could hear at one point that they were praying . “… we don’t know if he is going to die or not, but it is your work (euphemism for “Up to you or in your hand”)”. […]
May 24, 2011 Brooks (Fellow missionary in another part of the jungle) and our pilot came buy and did an airdrop to get us some decent battery terminals. VERY COOL – I hooked them up and the system and the batteries are working finishing perfectly — so, we are looking good for batteries as of […]
May 28, 2011 Ongoing translation/teaching dilemma — “Saving Faith” – how do you communicate that? In Hewa was translate Faith = to believe-completely with your heart – We do not use “to do a good job of thinking completely” even though that is what the people originally wanted us to say… we felt that made […]
May 23, 2011 Another cool highlight – Faimbat came tonight and gave me K50 for the 10 Bibles I brought in – he said – yeah, I will cover the debt until they get bought up by the folks from another location.- This is a major risk taken by Faimbot – K50 takes several weeks’ […]