March was a busy month for us. We spent 26 nights on the road and drove over 4,300 miles. Funny thing is, in February, we thought our March was going to be kinda slow. It all started when we put a grandpa in our trunk so that we could pick up a bestselling author… In […]
Each summer my parents would load up the big Ford station wagon and take us kids to Brookfield Zoo, just outside of Chicago. Some of my favorite memories were made on those hot summer days. Busy sidewalks, smelly animals, parking lot picnics, and 50 cents would get you a souvenir from the Mold-a-Rama machine. I loved […]
We’ve been to town twice now, and on our second trip we stopped at a large market. Walking past the booths I found some belts. I’d forgotten to pack one, and thought this was a great chance to practice some language. So I asked for a belt. Too short. I asked for a big belt. […]
We’ve made it through two weeks, so far so good. I think it’s a good sign that we haven’t asked for the Air Niugini phone number. Don’t laugh, there have been more than a few missionaries who have gotten over here only to fly right back home after a few days. I even heard about […]
It ain't Evian but it'll do.
What started as a conversation with NTM Missionaries 10 years ago, has become a reality for the Carmical family.
Saying goodbye to friends, family, and things familiar, leaves these two kids with more than enough excuses to have act out inappropriately. So far though, that hasn't been a problem with Connor and Jonas Carmical.
After years of working and waiting, praying and studying, we are finally ready to leave for our new home in Papua New Guinea!
Has anyone ever asked you this old joke, "Do they have a 4th of July in England?" Well Joan and I can tell you from personal experience of at least one 4th of July party in the United Kingdom...
When we graduated I didn't really think of it as a very big deal. We didn't even invite our parents or friends. We just saw our time at NTBI as the first phase of training for NTM missionaries. Boy was that a mistake!