Author Archives: rebekahwade

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 […]

Change of Plans

Loved ones, We wanted to fill you in on some personal things that are affecting our plans. Rebekah has been experiencing significant limitations due to health problems over the last two months. After pursuing every option of treatment here, it’s been decided she needs to return to the US for treatment. International travel is complicated […]

December 2020 – Family Update

Dear ones, Thank you for your prayers and gifts this year. They’ve carried us through surprises, challenges, and even the mundane. Many of our friends and colleagues are starting to return to Papua New Guinea from their home countries to continue serve in the ministry of Bible Translation, after being prevented by months of COVID […]