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All articles in category Papua New Guinea

Joy and tears in PNG
March 2007

Joy and tears in PNG

New Tribes Missionaries Chad Mankins and Jason Knapp have been teaching the Tobo people of Papua New Guinea through foundational portions of the Old Testament. On 16 January this was climaxed by an account of the ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ.The following is part of Chad and Jason's report: 'Yesterday 16 January 2007…

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Exciting progress in PNG
September 2006

Exciting progress in PNG

Missionaries Bob and George Walker and Jack Housley hiked in to visit the Bisorio people of Papua New Guinea, 24 years to the day they first presented the gospel to them in 1982.Today New Tribes Mission no longer has missionaries working among the Bisorios. The work was completed in 2000. The Bisorios express thankfulness…

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Missionary Spotlight – Doing the impossible in PNG – Clifford Hellar
August 2006

Missionary Spotlight – Doing the impossible in PNG – Clifford Hellar

Soon after my wife and I arrived in Papua New Guinea in January 1962, the field director and I hiked to the location where we were planning to work among Keyagana-speaking peopleI quickly began to appreciate the problems we would face as we worked there as a family. My wife was pregnant with our…

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Missionary Spotlight – Spiritual warfare in PNG
November 2005

Missionary Spotlight – Spiritual warfare in PNG

In 2004 some of the Hewa people of Papua New Guinea heard the gospel for the first time and came to know Christ as Saviour. New Tribes missionaries were already learning Hewa culture and language, but God used a young man named Dogofili to first bring the good news of Christ to these people.Dogofili,…

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Missionary Spotlight – What kind of missionaries?
March 2005

Missionary Spotlight – What kind of missionaries?

I was recently asked, 'What kind of missionaries are needed in Papua New Guinea (PNG) today?' PNG first had Anglican and London Missionary Society missionaries well over a century ago, and many argue they are no longer needed, but as I travel in both rural and urban areas I get a different perspective —…

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Missionary Spotlight – Will the real Papua New Guinea please stand up!
March 2005

Missionary Spotlight – Will the real Papua New Guinea please stand up!

PNG is a land of contrasts - the lowland jungle, mountains five kilometres high, white-water rivers and huge meandering waterways snaking their way to the ocean.A nation of 10,000 tribes, more than 700 distinct languages and numerous dialects, its five million people are found in cities, towns and countless stone-age villages, scattered throughout the…

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Missionary Spotlight-Papua New Guinea
August 2004

Missionary Spotlight-Papua New Guinea

The Christian worker made his way round PNG villages that had called for his help and advice. These villages had heard and responded to the gospel during the last 50 years.Like the church at Thessalonica, their parents and grandparents had 'turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God' (1 Thessalonians…

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