352 days after arriving in country, we’re ready to set the first post in the ground in Konomala! Recap: Akolet The whole month of November, we lived on a small island that’s home to the Akolet church. We got to be neighbors with our friends Adam & Julie who had a part in planting that … More Land Agreement & Build Trips
We all know the feeling: ‘I want to get there as quick as I can’, but there are a dozen traffic lights ahead. If I could just get the timing perfect, I can make it all the way through and hit every single green … or I could floor it and try to speed my … More Green & Red
Nearly nine months ago to the day … we arrived in country, moved around to a few different places, then did a survey of an unreached people group, and began preparing for building houses in a village … now … we’re waiting. It’s a pretty common theme: plan, prepare, hurry up … and wait. Our … More Hurry up and Wait
This is about to get real. It’s not just theory. It’s not just talk. There are 2000 language groups who are still without access to the truth. We’re about to start a conversation one of those language groups and watch what God does! (5 hours down that road, the Konomala are still living with no … More Konomala – the SURVEY
So, we’re back in the land of internet access. *cue quiet applause* For the past three months we’ve been living in the bush on the island of New Ireland. In the middle of April our family (with Luke & Ellenie’s family) moved there to finish our Tok Pidgin language study. The unique part about that … More ‘There & Back Again’ – Bush Orientation
We’ve been in Papua New Guinea for just about three months now. We’re in our third home right now and in another two days we’ll be moving to our fourth. Review Our first home was in Madang for 6 weeks. We started out by simply getting acquianted with general life in PNG. Then we … More 3 months … 4 homes
THANK YOU so much to all of you who’ve been praying for us through the last few weeks. We’ve been in PNG now for just over 3 weeks. Those weeks have gone by quickly, but at the same time it feels like it’s been a year since we left home. The trip here was a … More the FOUR most awkward words
3,285 days ago: We took the first steps towards an opportunity. An opportunity to join in on what God is doing to reach people all around the world. Step one was Bible college. 1,277 days ago: We began training specifically for the goal of making disciples among one of many people groups who have never … More Then there were NONE
FIVE weeks That’s a new one for us … to say “next month” as we’re preparing for Papua New Guinea. It’s exciting and nerve-racking in the same thought! We’re 36 days away from boarding our first flight to Papua New Guinea. Our teammates Luke & Ellenie framed the emotions like this: it’s like we’re in … More we’re leaving NEXT MONTH?!
It’s amazing how much we take things for granted in life. Time moves at the exact same speed as always, but we so easily get lost in the busyness and pace of things. Then time seems to speed up. Moments just fly by and before you know it, entire seasons of life are in the past tense. I guess … More 10 weeks & counting!