A Satellite Location
What DID NOT lead us to choose this location is its available cell phone signal (or, lack thereof). I know that a poor cell phone signal may seem like an inconsequential thing to many people, especially those living in more developed countries, but over here it’s kind of a big deal.Read More
The Candy Man Can
Often, I’m left feeling like the jungle’s biggest nincompoop. Like today, for instance, when I was walking through the …Read More
Oh, the Excitement!
When we were getting ready to come over here to Papua New Guinea and move into our tribe, people …Read More
Honestly, there’s not a whole lot for us to say, in the way of introductions. For the most part, we’re just your average, everyday family. We like to read together, camp together, cook together (“togetherness” is kind of a big deal for us). We like super-hero movies, Calvin and Hobbes, and pirate paraphernalia. We have three awesome little boys, who love to wrestle, play in the dirt, and read their books. (Not that any of them can actually read yet, but they LOVE to sit and flip through the pages!) We met at New Tribes Bible Institute in Jackson, Michigan in 2007 and got married in August 2009. We’ve each completed four years of training with NTM, which included in-depth Bible study, as well as cross-cultural ministry preparation. We moved to Papua New Guinea in August of 2014 to take part in bringing the Gospel to a people group that had yet to have the message of salvation taught in their language. In February 2015, after spending 8 months learning the trade language, we joined the newly opened NTM work among the Iski people. The Iski live in the lowlands (swamps) of the Madang Province and number between 10,000 –…Read More