Georgia Aquarium

Last week we got to go to the Georgia Aquarium (and then the Varsity) with my parents. We forgot the camera at the Varsity, but here are some pics from the Aquarium. The Tropical Room              The Tunnel           The Wall of Water     Touching…

Adjustments: Commercial Appeal

While in PNG, we wrote a lot about the physical, mental and emotional adjustments we had to make as Americans in a foreign land. Now, back in the US, we are adjusting to things that were formerly normal here at home. One thing we didn’t have any exposure to in PNG is TV commercials. Since…

Partnering with the Espinosa Family

Today we hear from Joey Espinosa, another faithful member of our team who, like us, is committed to making sacrifices to see the gospel preached in PNG. Why We Partner with the Osborns Unlike some of the Osborns’ supporters, we were not super close with them when they lived in Greenville. I went to Furman…

Plumbing Supplies

In preparation for building our house when we return to PNG, we have been shopping for some supplies here in the US. We’ve picked out a stove, kitchen and bathroom sinks, faucets and toilets. We plan to ship all these things from here because of the selection, quality and price available in America compared to…

Catching Up #2

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Catching Up

Our last few weeks in PNG were pretty hectic with all of our packing and the chance of an emergency flight change. And during that time, there was a lot going on concerning our future ministry as well, so we’d like to catch everyone up on a couple of developments starting with our tribal team.…

Travel Log: Jet Lag

A fourteen hour time change is not all that easy to adjust to. This problem is compounded by having children who are also lagging. In fact, I think each child increases the jet lag effect by a power of one. Additionally, being sick (which Elizabeth and I both are) doubles the problem. So if you…