The Plastics

These three, sweet teenage girls always walk around together, so Joseph started referring to them as “the plastics,” which cracks me up! (If you don’t know what that means, it’s what the three snobby, popular girls in the movie Mean Girls are called.) For a while these three have been coming to most of our…

Crusade Conclusion

Thanks to all of you who were praying for our crusade last week. We had a great (but soggy) week. The teaching went very well and it seemed like most of the folks followed and understood the message. We were not as directly connected to as many listeners this time around because so many of…

Last night we finished up the OT ending with messages of the prophets. The very last part was about the promise of a future kingdom and king (Messiah) for all nations. I asked “Are you now ready to hear about that kingdom?” I felt like I was introducing a political candidate at a rally (Are you ready for the next governor of the great state of _____?) Thankfully the reaction was about the same as rally. Today they get to hear about Jesus!

Crusade Update

We are more than half way through our week-long crusade here in Menya. We have now covered 13 out of 20 lessons! Yesterday morning Joseph taught about the plagues in Egypt and how each plague showed God’s power over a false god of Egypt. Here in PNG, false gods abound. They aren’t in the form…

Crusade Kick-Off

We started off our “crusade” today. These pictures are of Sapeth, Wati, Terry, Gapi, and Api leading post-lesson discussions and asking the questions we prepared. (There were more discussion leaders too, but these are all I was able to photograph.)