To view or Read in PDF click link >>>>>> September 2017 Prayer Letter Romans 15:12b – “and weep with them that weep” Many of you have prayed for us as I traveled into Bougainville to look for land. Amy stayed behind and focused hard on finishing her degree to teach Literacy in Bougainville. Let me say first thank you for your prayers for both
We were all walking through a store together and we saw the newest fad in America; they are called “Spinners”. I commented on them and asked what they are to which Amy replied; “They are for people like you with HDTV”. Well, I do not have an HDTV, but I think she meant to say ADHD…
So, she said to Beth, “When are you going to purchase those chairs for the table?” To which Beth replied, “Well, I want to get a dog first and, besides, you don’t even sit at the table!” Abby, perplexed, stated, “Beth, I can’t sit at the table – it has no chairs! Buy the chairs before the dog so I can sit down at it!” Roommates and sisters! Love it!
Amy and I are often asked when visiting a church or friends if we have any needs. Because there are many good missionaries with many needs, we are careful of what we ask. Relocating from the Western Province bush of Wipim to the island Bougainville Province will mean significant expenses, as we essentially will be starting over. So, that is our most challenging need and we are actively saving for it.
To view or Print in PDF click link >>>>>>> January 2017 Romans 5:20b – Not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man’s foundation… Many religions call themselves “Christian” and in Bougainville Province of Papua New Guinea there are many who claim the name. However, many of those are not Christian by the biblical definition. Rather, they are trusting in family, church
On November 20th, 2016 the church in Wipim voted to recognize Arusa Gometa as its Pastor. We had over 180 adults and nearly 100 children in attendance for the largest day WBC has ever seen. This day also saw us ordaining Arusa, Job Martin (Iamega village), and Mark Marega (Ruwar village). We officially handed the church to Pastor Gometa and watched on as he took ten men and women into the baptismal waters.
To read or Print in PDF click link >>>>>> October Prayer Letter “Assuredly gathering the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them.”- Acts 16:10c Announcing an important development and decision for our ministry! But, first, a brief summary of how we got to this point… Back in 2013, we came to Wipim in the remote region of the Western Province
To View or Print in PDF – click link >>>>> September -2016 Newsletter Acts 16:10c – “Assuredly gathering the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them.” Amy and I desired to go to Bougainville, Papua New Guinea and look at some parcels of land as well as the cost of living there. We were hoping to be able to spend two
To view or print in PDF – click link >>>>> August 2016 Newsletter “I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,” Phil. 1:3 The call for Paul and company to come and help those in Macedonia always rings true in the heart of a missionary and those with a heart for missions. We had a couple, who have such a heart, come
To view or print in PDF – click link >>>>> July 2016 Newsletter I Peter 1:7a – “That the trial of your faith …” Amy and I were elated to have visitors coming in the last few months. We made preparations as best we could for our visitors, but when you live in Western Province, PNG you learn nothing goes as planned. Upon arriving