New Addition

We got a kitten and we ate. It ate. We ate with the kitten. The kitten’s name is Ariel. Ariel is black and white. I say “here kitty, kitty.” One dog is gonna eat her and the kitten gonna be broken. Then we gonna get a boy kitten since that one is aten. She likes…

Days 2-5: Menya

Following our day of hiking we arrived in Menya after dark, so we didn’t know exactly what to expect in the morning. This is what we awoke to:   We had descended from about 5800′ to around 3700′ on our hike so the landscape was quite different–a lot more grass and noticeably warmer. Through this…

Day One: Umba to Menya

The Crew On the left is Dave Walker, husband/father of our partners. In the middle is Terry (or “T-ball”) one of our leaders who has been working in PNG for many years and is about thirty years older than Dave and I combined. We all decided to wear blue so that we would be able…

New Option, Another Decision

Over the last year+ we have been planning to move into a tribe called Safeyoka with the Walkers to begin our tribal ministry. Recently–as in last week–a different option was presented to us. I’ll try to explain it as briefly as possible. In 2009, two families (just like us, with NTM) started working in a…

Belly Crocker

This is me holding the recipes I wrote for Lucy in front of our play kitchen. This is the recipe for bread: 1 butter, 3 tomatoes, 2 potatoes. This is the recipe for butter: 10 milk, 1 churn, 5 shakes. This is the recipe for cake: 2 eggs, 4 cups of flour, 3 cups of…

Sendeni Work

I showed you all ten pictures from my recent trip into Sendeni, but I thought some of you might also be interested in what we were doing there. Sendeni is a tribe where missionaries have been for a long time. They spent more than ten years learning a very difficult language and have planted a…

The Tribe Next Door

  I flew into a tribe today together with four other guys to do so some work on another missionary family’s solar electric system. For those of you have been reading our blog since our training in Missouri, you should know that one of the guys is the man who taught MacGyver Class (just visiting…