Here are some example sentences we looked at in class the other day: A) Dog and Hare made an agreement. B) It was Dog and Hare who made an agreement. C) Once there were a dog and a hare who made an agreement. D) An agreement was made between Dog and Hare. E) Once there […]
“There is a gold mine in [country], but it seems as deep as the centre of the earth; who will venture to explore it?”, asked Andrew Fuller. William Carey’s response was, “I will go down, but remember that you must hold the rope.”* Is it possible to reach every unreached language group in our generation? […]
Thanks so much for praying and supporting us over the years. Here is a clip of some of the Mengen believers.
If you’ve been around missionaries very long, you’ve probably heard words like ‘transition’, ‘flexibility’, ‘adjustment’, ‘goodbyes’ and ‘change’ as part of their vocabulary. Everyone experiences these things, but it does seem that it is a bit more pronounced for missionaries. Living far from home in a culture that is so extremely different from our own […]
Here we are again, 50 days before we leave for our HOME in Papua New Guinea! Are we super busy, excited and a little frazzled? Yes, Yes, Yes! We have throughout the year tried to pace ourselves and make the best of each opportunity, tried to spread out our appointments so that no bottle neck happens […]
As I learn interesting linguistic “stuff” this summer that I think non-linguistic people will understand, I’ll try to post some on here so you can join me in delving into the mysteries of God’s creativity in creating languages! Me – you – him/her – proper name or family member (ex. Mom, Uncle) – any other […]
Sustainability of ministry was a topic that resonated with us when we first met with Ethnos360 Aviation leadership to discuss working with them. Being sustainable and helping sustain others in their ministry is one of our family’s primary aims. “Sustain” means . . . To bear (a burden, charge, etc.): Since Christ’s ascension, the Church […]
Thank you for your prayers for us. We have put on many miles on our car. In April we traveled to Wisconsin to speak at one of our supporting churches and saw many friends and family along the way. Plus, we were able to spend some time with our son, Ben, and his family before […]
Originally shared April 8, 2019 So when you learn a new language one of the first things you learn about is how they use pronouns. In Pidgin there are different words for ‘we’ based on how many people you’re talking about and who is included in the ‘we.’ For instance, if it’s me and you, […]
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