Sunday, May 22, 2011
Agarabi New Testament Dedication ceremony. This New Testament translation
had been started in 1959 by various teams and now completed by a family who
had been with the Agarabi people since 1995.
Friday, May 20, 2011
nights sell burgers and fries and it's a fun family thing to do. William, a
translator friend from Enga Province, is sitting beside Tia. Tia has got
into wearing the "Highlands Hat" with the PNG colors, made by the nationals
here.(not that it's cold here or anything:)
Lukas (man second from the front in striped shirt) is the literacy worker for the Gwahatike language on the
came up to Ukarumpa to visit us. A year ago, he had fallen off the roof of
his new house(shown on picture - plant marks place where he fell). He had
suffered a compression fracture at that time, and was still experiencing a
lot of pain and not able to continue with his activities in the village. We
experimented with a TENS transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation)unit
and got him on a regular schedule of anti-inflammatories and a muscle
relaxants, and after about a week, he felt ready to go back to his village.
He recently called and is doing great and continues to use the TENS unit in
his village. It will be interesting to see how the TENS unit holds up in
the village with the hot, moist weather.