August 2023

Just a quick update while I’m still here in Southeast Missouri. God is at work and has used many people to date to get us this far!!! There’s so very much for which we can PRAISE the Lord!!!

May 2023

Pearls of praise from PNG! A large group of tribal church leaders from around the Sepik River region met April 11-19th. Missionary Tim Shontere wrote: NTM (Ethnos360) has been doing church planting in the East Sepik Province & West Sepik Province for the last 50 years. The rough terrain & river system make it nearContinue reading May 2023

March 2023

Beyond our borders in Papua New Guinea Some years ago I was blessed to visit in Hewa and get to know the 2 families who worked among them: Jonathan & Susan Kopf and Keith & Angie Copley. Back about 2004 another missionary (Leah Kneviel) and I helped them set up their literacy program as LeahContinue reading March 2023

January 2023

Fruit from your prayers for the Maliyali people of PNG! It’s been less than 2 months since the Foundational teaching from God’s Word brought the Good News of Jesus to the Maliyali people in Papua New Guinea. Missionary Rachel Mueller recently shared this testimony of how God is at work in this remote area. JemenContinue reading January 2023

October 2022

Dear friends, First off, here’s some prayer needs for PNG – Maliyali Foundational Bible teaching continues at Maliyali. The book of Genesis is full of teaching on the character of God and His loving care for people. Here are some of the key truths taught from the early chapters of Genesis:

August 2022

First off, some praise and prayer points from PNG: Bart & Emily Allen, who, along with Ben & Missy Hatton, minister among the Amdu people, recently wrote: “Most of the believers share a common prayer request — the weight of their unbelieving family and neighbors ridiculing and even threatening them. But despite the pressure, theyContinue reading August 2022

May 2022

Dear friends, It’s Sunday morning. You arrive at church and are likely met at the door by a team of greeters, welcoming you to the service. You probably enter into a nicely carpeted sanctuary complete with padded pews. You’ll sit with your husband & family or friends. Piano / organ music, or maybe guitars, drumsContinue reading May 2022

March 2022

“Infrastructure” is a term thrown around rather freely in the USA these days. Consider: Would we rather be traipsing across a bridge (pictured above) in Lembena land in PNG? Such pictures give us glimpses into their daily grind and hopefully, put our life here in a more true perspective. And hopefully, too, it serves toContinue reading March 2022

January 2022

As promised, this month’s news shares details of the believers’ conference, held in late 2021 in the upper Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea. Christians from 6 different people groups where our missionaries formerly worked gathered in the Siawi tribe. Since the local Christians are now overseeing their own village churches, these times togetherContinue reading January 2022

December 2021

News from Papua New Guinea: Urgent need for prayer: Here is a prayer request from missionaries serving in PNG: The church among the Mibu people group of Papua New Guinea is calling on brothers and sisters around the world to PRAY. Established in 2006, the church in Mibu has grown and matured through many trialsContinue reading December 2021

April 2021

Prayers needed for Papua New Guinea! While Covid is seeming to maybe perhaps be coming under control here in the USA, it’s only just taking root in Papua New Guinea. Strict limitation on people coming into the country kept the case numbers manageably low – until now. Public news outlets say the past month sawContinue reading April 2021