Kurt, Johanna, Kassia, Lukas and Matthias

Our family in Papua New Guinea | 2012

Ukarumpa and Aiyura Valley

Ukarumpa is SIL's center of opperations in Papua New Guinea and where we live and work.

Miniafia New Testaments from the dedication in 2010

"God is a Miniafia Man," the loincloth-clad speaker exulted! "Before He was English, and American, and Australian. But today He has become Miniafia!"

Doini Island

Photo by Tim McIntosh (SIL PNG's boat manager in 2008) | Many of the 100's of islands in PNG can only be reached by boat.

Where do you play when you live on an island?

Children from Nubwageta village playing near the shore.

Miniafia New Testament Dedication

New Testament dedications in PNG usually include elaborate processions to welcome the Bibles.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Bible translators hope to have every language covered in 15 years (article by the Denver Post)

The open Bible is a translation in the Bughotu language of about 4,000 people in the Solomon Islands. The Last Languages Campaign that was set to be finished in about 140 years might be done in 2025 due, in part, to better technology. (Judy DeHaas, The Denver Post)

Bible translators hope to have every language covered in 15 years

Contemporary missionaries, armed with technology and making greater use of apprentice native translators, might now be able to oversee transcriptions of several languages in their lifetimes... (read more of this article by the Denver Post)