Cultural Documentation

Much of a person’s unique cultural identity is tied up in their language Papua New Guinea has over 820 languages making it home to almost 12% of the world’s languages. However, some of these languages are dying at an alarming rate. These languages range from a few speakers or one…

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Faith vs Depression, Which Wins?

As I’ve been reflecting on my recent experiences, I’ve been contemplating on what determines if faith or depression will ultimately triumph. I’ve thought about other people who have pulled through difficult circumstances like a man I met last year named Johnson. Johnson is a Papua New Guinean who lives in…

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Week in Review – Oral Bible Storytelling Workshop

The last two weeks have been spent running an Oral Bible Storytelling (OBS) workshop here in Wewak. We had nineteen people representing seven different language groups and seven Papua New Guinean trainers. This is the first of four workshops for this group. The students learned the story of God creating…

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