VIP

Today PNG’s Prime Minister came to town and visited a location nearby. To honor the occasion, a number of the local song and dance troops got dressed up to perform. It’s really neat to see folks get dressed up in their traditional ceremonial garb. I showed up an hour late and the PM still wasn’t…

Science Class

There is a sure advantage to living in PNG when it comes to science class. I decided our topic of study for the week should be grasshoppers since we see them all the time and we recently read about a swarm of them in a Little House book. I asked Daddy to grab a few…

The Latest

We’ve had a number of meetings, dozens of conversations and a lot of praying about our next step. We are trying to find out what God has for us next as we consider Safeyoka and Menya. Please be praying for wisdom and direction on our behalf. In the meantime, here are a few video clips…

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…