Moving Forward in 2017

Apr 01

We began 2017 with travel back to New Ireland to find that I, Kevin, would need to manage the SILSummer Institute of Linguistics Kavieng Center as well as continue working with the Notsi to complete the New Testament. Gertrude did a follow-up literacy workshop with nine enthusiastic Notsi women and young artists in January to do a writers workshop producing many big books.

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Life back in PNG

Mar 14

Life back in PNG

It has been so good to be back in PNG. As we were so busy traveling around the USA it was wonderful to see so many people that I had not seen for a long time. We were home for a year and it was easy to get used to life in America.

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The Notsi Translation

Oct 30

The Notsi Translation

It has been so good to be back to Papua New Guinea. In September, as Gertrude went to Ukarumpa to work in the Literacy and Education Office, I went to NITI (The New Ireland Translation Institute). I was so pleased to see the progress that the translation team has been making on the translation as I have been away.

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Luke Consultant Checking

May 12

Luke Consultant Checking

From April 22 to 28th, the Notsi Bible translation team worked closely with consultant Steve Gallagher on the checking of the Gospel of Luke. This brings the percentage of NT books checked thus far in Notsi to 39%.

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Last Sunday in PNG

Aug 31

Last Sunday in PNG

Today was our last Sunday in Papua New Guinea. We are so thankful we could be in the village of Lossu with the Notsi. We were able to encourage the use of the published Scriptures in church. Today they read John 3:1-16. Luther, pictured above, was close to tears as he heard the passage read in his own language.

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Hurrying back to US

Aug 29

Hurrying back to US

Praise Points

  • Kevin and I are re-united and now residing in Lossu Village. We are grateful for opportunities to serve both the church and nation in Bible translation and literacy and education.
  • The Notsi people continue to buy the Scripture booklets…

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