I got woken up at midnight last night by a friend coming to tell me that a young lady was sick and needed taken to the local hospital. (Our team occasionally uses our vehicle as an ambulance of sorts to transport people to the hospital in emergency situations.) It’s always a concern to go at […]
In early November 2017 a dear friend and prospective future elder of the Wahgi church died unexpectedly. We wondered why God would take him now as the church desperately needs leadership other than us missionaries, but we knew deep inside that God must have a better plan in store. Our friend Siwi’s death and funeral […]
Sunday, November 5th started out like any “normal” Sunday around here. As the ladies wrapped up their Sunday morning Bible Study the men sat and stood around outside the church building visiting. I was glad to see Siwi there as he had not been feeling well a few days before. You may remember Siwi from […]
In mid-2009 our family left the Madang province where we served for nearly three years and joined a team of two couples working among the North Wahgi people located in the Jiwaka province of Papua New Guinea.
The people of North Wahgi, like many areas in the highlands have been highly missionized, but not evangelized. Their ancestral beliefs have been syncretized along with what partial truths and false gospels they have been taught. This has largely resulted ...