Friends, I’m excited to announce that after a year of hoping and praying, the Groshes and I will be going to the Kaluli village NEXT WEEK!!! We’ll live in the village from June 28th to July 12th. Pray that our time at the village is fruitful (and that I don’t get very many leaches! Haha! … Continue reading Kaluli Land, Redhead News, and a Hidden Message
Hi All! Before we begin this post, I just wanted to say how sorry I am that this post has been so long in coming. I have been hearing from Deborah and getting pictures, but just haven’t sat down to write anything… I am sure what follows will more than make up for it though–Deborah has … Continue reading Flowers and Plaid: a Girl in a New World
Hi Friends! Can you believe it has been 3 full months now since Deborah left? Deborah got back from her three week trip to Wewak shortly after her birthday. The visit and training went well, and Deborah had no fears of flying in a plane that only seated 8 people to get there and back. … Continue reading Settling in (again)!
Today is Deborah’s birthday! Of course, that means she really celebrated the day yesterday, as they are ahead of us by 16 hours in PNG. Last night, we were able to Skype (typing messages) with her, and then we even saw just a brief bit of her face and heard her voice for a couple … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Deborah!
Hi Friends! We had a precious Skype phone call with Deborah on Sunday afternoon/evening while two of my dear friends were with us for an overnight visit. (Yes, I may have had a hard time staying awake since D-Now had just finished–sorry, Deborah!) She is doing well and was then getting ready for her three week … Continue reading Wewak, VBS, and a Big Surprise!
I’m memorizing my first Bible verse in Tok Pisin. :] This is what I know so far: “Bipo, bipo tru, taim olgeta samting i no kamap yet, Tok i stap. Tok i stap wantaim God na Tok em yet i God.” – John 1:1 Before, before truly, time of all things did not come … Continue reading “Tok i stap wantaim God na Tok em yet i God”
Hi All! Today, we celebrate the birth of a perfect, spotless lamb–our Savior, who deserves all the glory and praise we can give Him and more. For Deborah, Christmas actually happened yesterday. We sent a few gifts with her, and Aunt Sylvia and Uncle Andy were kind enough to take some money for purchasing a … Continue reading Merry Christmas!