Author Archives: aaronwade

May 2023 Update – Return to PNG

Hello friends! The last several weeks have been packed full of year-end activities at school, packing, logistical planning, packing, last moments with family, and some more packing. As I write this, we are loaded and heading to the airport to begin our journey back to Papua New Guinea! We’re flying out this evening, taking a […]

November 2022 Update

What a Fall it has been! We are so thankful to live in such a beautiful place as East Tennessee right now. The first third or so of the school year is now behind us, with football season and Middle School musical theater along with it. The kids have had some amazing opportunities to be […]

June 2022 Update

[This post is a continuation from May 2022 Update.] While the teachers were gathered at the Primary School campus for the Literacy course I explained last month, I was working in the church building with a group of 14 musicians from two villages. The Guitar and Songwriting course was designed to give them some practical […]

May 2022 Update

Hello friends! Thanks so much for your prayers over the last few weeks while I (Aaron) was in Sivauna village. It is really hard on our family to be apart like that, but we’re so grateful for the support and prayer cover you give us. We have a lot to report on, way too much […]

November 2021 Village Trip Report

Friends, thank you for your prayers during my recent trip to Sivauna village to teach the second level of Translators Training Course. We had a great time together! Of the 14 participants from last year’s course, 12 were back this year, and we had one new participant. We spent the first week working through the […]