Saturday, November 7, 2009


The words on the outside of the church: "Bikpela I gat olgeta strong, mi
laikim tumas haus bilong yu." Verse taken from Psalm 84:1, "How lovely is
your dwelling place oh, Lord, Almighty."

One man preached in Tok Pisin, and the other translated in tok ples (the

The service was so encouraging. They had their Sunday school program, where
the children recited scripture and sang songs. Then the pastor preached the
sermon on Deuteronomy 6: 6-8. He challenged the congregation to be very
active in teaching the next generation how to live by God's word. We see
this as the key to building a stronger land; the next generation needs to
escape the conflicts of the past and find a new way to solve problems. Our
prayer is that the coming generations will grasp this Biblical worldview
both intellectually and in living it out. Only this type of transformation
will be able to bury the animosities of the past.