Our lives are full of constant change and transition. Whether its moving, traveling, kids growing, or just the fact that we’re aging, there always seems to be something shifting in our lives. And maybe as missionaries we’ve taken on a little extra of that, but really it’s a part of everyone’s life. No one escapes […]
And just like that, 365 sleeps in South Africa is over…well almost… 5 days to go before we GO! this was our third furlough since we left for PNG in 2007 and it was by far our best one yet!!! I want to mention 4 things that stood out for us as we reflect over […]
HI FRIENDS We are getting ready to go back to Papua New Guinea soon, and I thought it would be good to give you guys a bit of information on what our plans look like for the next term. A term would mean about 2 years for us, as we are needing to settle Naomi […]
Thanks so much for praying and supporting us over the years. Here is a clip of some of the Mengen believers.
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 […]
HI FRIENDS Thanks so much for the way you guys have been praying for Madeleen and thanks to those who have helped financially supporting Madeleen up to now. I thought it would be good to write a quick report for you guys about how she is doing. For those who do not know Madeleen, let […]
My mind is boggled by the endless hours of studying, checking, reviewing, conversing, scrutinizing and rechecking that go into Bible translation. We had a two day workshop earlier this month to learn more about a translation program called Paratext which is a tremendous resource for translators. As I sat in the workshop I was amazed […]
“Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:” Matthew 7:24 (KJV) These last six weeks have been exciting! The construction of Faith Bible Church is well underway! After almost 3 years of securing signatures for the purchased property […]
As you know we are not working among the Mengen on our own! We are part of a much larger team. It all starts back here at home and stretches all the way to where we are working. And each link is vital. Check out this blog, and see how you can be part of this chain reaching the Mengen.
Before we enter any people group, we first conduct different surveys. We thus first visit specific people groups who often invite us to come and live amongst them, to help us evaluate what the need is and to present to them the purpose of what we are wanting to come and do. Last year I […]