New Growth on Old Ground

DSCF9225John G. Paton and his wife Mary, who would soon give birth to their first child, landed at Port Resolution in 1858. They were not the first missionaries to serve in the Port Resolution area of Tanna and they were certainly not the last. Continue reading

From the Prayer Letter

Ready, Settle, Go!

DSCF2930      We are  very much in a ‘settling in’ period.  After a little waiting and much getting ready, we have made in to Tanna and are now through the first term of the college year.  Yet in every way we feel very new here and are doing what we can to settle in physically and culturally. Continue reading

From the Prayer Letter… Proclaiming the Kingdom

In Vanuatu’s national language Bislama, talemaot means to reveal, confess, or declare.

It is often used in the Bible in the context of proclaiming the gospel.  Isaiah declares beautiful the feet of the one who comes to talemaot good news (Isa 52:7).  When Jesus gathers his disciples before sending them out, he instructs them to talemaot that the kingdom of heaven is at hand (Mat 10:7). Continue reading