.....all believed! It just goes to show the power of the written word, and how the Holy Spirit uses the faithful presentation of the truth!
We have found that earthquakes, lightening storms, and other things may catch us by surprise, but they do not surprise God.
Being a missionary is a job of constantly learning, constantly evaluating what you thought you knew, and looking at things in a new light, or at least a new frame of reference. If you stop learning, you stop being effective.
How did I get started on this incredible journey to work with national co-workers to reach the unreached and translate the Bible into a tribal language?
As Christians, we should strive to leave a legacy more like a banana plant, than a banyan tree, and the way that we do that is through discipleship.
People ask us why we're attempting to translate the whole Bible and not just the New Testament. When we were young missionaries in training, we thought, "Hey, PNG has the whole Bible in the trade language, so we only need to translate the New Testament into the heart language." We have since needed to repent of that.