Electives with Lukas

This semester I have been helping with two electives. First, I have been leading a bridge-building art elective. In this elective, my goal has been to briefly introduce the students to concepts of design and structures, as well as give them a medium with which to be creative. After our introductory class, I provided each … More Electives with Lukas

The Hagen Show

August 20th we had the opportunity to experience a portion of the “Hagen Show”. This is a yearly cultural show where many of the surrounding tribes gather to show their cultural heritage. Each tribe that participates dresses up in their native festival outfits and dances/sings in front of judges and spectators. In the morning, the … More The Hagen Show

Mount Wilhelm

Over this past weekend, June 23-25, I had the amazing opportunity to climb Mount Wilhelm. Mount Wilhelm is the tallest peak in Papua New Guinea and all of Oceania at 4,509 meters (14,793 feet). Although it pales in comparison to many mountains in Asia, Europe, and South America, it is higher than any mountain in … More Mount Wilhelm

The New Maintenance System at Kudjip

What is this new maintenance system? The new maintenance system is a combination of a new standard process by which all work is done, and a new software “Computerized Maintenance Management System” (CMMS for short). The new system incorporates all maintenance processes. These include how work requests are approved and submitted, how scheduled work is … More The New Maintenance System at Kudjip

Hospital Evangelism

As we mentioned in our March newsletter, our small group had the opportunity to lead hospital evangelism this month. The chaplain team for the hospital picks dates and asks the different missionary small groups to host those days. April 23rd was the day we picked for our evangelism. As hosts, we prepare the devotionals and … More Hospital Evangelism

Spirit Month

In order to give my students some fun memories we decided to do a Spirit Month. After coming up with themes and voting on them we decided to have: Ancient Day, Group Day, Superhero Day and Rockstar Day. When the elementary school found out that we were doing this, they asked if they could join … More Spirit Month