Author Archives: rebekahwade

September 2021 Family Update

For the first time since the COVID pandemic started, our Training Center in Ukarumpa is able to offer Bible translation courses again.  One language group is called Keakalo, and they have five men here studying Bible translation in the Translator’s Training Course (TTC).  Back at home in PNG’s Central Province, they have a team of […]

August 2021 Family Update

Our family has been back in Papua New Guinea for nearly three months now. One of the huge markers of settling into a routine has been the start of school this past week. The school year at Ukarumpa International School begins in July and ends the following June. The kids have had mixed feelings about […]

We’re headed to Sivauna!

Dear Friends, Our family has arrived safely in Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea! God be praised for working out those logistics. While we were in our 14 day quarantine, the country’s travel restrictions changed, making it possible for us to plan our next village trip much sooner than we thought possible. We’re leaving in the morning! […]

A Delay Unwasted

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭1:16-17‬ ‭ESV‬ Our first round of PCR Covid test results […]

January 2021 Update

We are writing this from a cozy house out in Madisonville, TN. God made it very clear that we needed to leave Papua New Guinea on the January flight. Though we only had six days to process and pack, God brought us here safely. We’ve felt your prayers for strength and guidance and are so […]