From the moment that we decided that we would pursue cross-cultural, international, missions work God has provided more love and direction through the local body of Christ than we could have ever asked or thought.
Our family is continuing to adjust to ‘normal’ life having been back together for the last week now. Zac and I continue to adjust to normal sleep patterns…getting back on schedule from the 13 hour time zone difference has been a little harder than we thought! The kids made it through a week of school relatively well after having two weeks off. Continue reading
While in the Jakarta airport, on the way to Manokwari, Walter sent Zac a message arranging for him to meet up with a man named Andi who Continue reading
It might be helpful to first communicate the need and history of Papua. First, it is illegal to evangelize in Indonesia. They are a pluralistic society and desire for harmony among religions. Indonesia also has the world’s largest Muslim population.
Sunday evening, the Kennedys had us over for dinner and fellowship time with three other missionary couples doing bible translation (Wycliffe) on the island of Papua.
We attended church with the Kennedys on Sunday morning (Palm Sunday). While on the way to church and in anticipation of the foreign worship service we were about to attend, we reflected on Rev 7:9-12. Continue reading
Arriving in Manokwari, the first 24 hrs were unsettling/discouraging.