Hello All, Happy New Year! I pray that this year you may see the blessings of God in every day, in both great and small doses and in extraordinary guises. Here at Kapuna I am in my last week of helping to teach literacy through Uniskript.
Although it has been a long year of filling in as the project resource coordinator, and at times frustrating, it has also been a year of learning a huge amount about how the branch functions, what makes for a good project and about all the pieces that need to come together for things to progress.
Hello All, My six weeks of being on the go are over and I am glad to be back at my Ukarumpa home, catching up with friends, emails and rest. The remainder of the Tiang Sunday School materials workshop in New Ireland went well.
Hanna Schulz is no stranger to the love of God, ‘disclipling’, languages, hardship and exploring. These opportunities have provided her with the skills and aptitude to survive situations like living and working at sea, or Bible translation within a remote village in Papua New Guinea.
For some people, whether teens or adults, confirmation lessons might as well be double Dutch. Some aspects of theology can be hard enough to get your head around, even in your mother tongue, but it’s all the harder when you have to struggle also with a foreign language. Increasingly, the Bible is becoming available in […]
Hanna’s call translates to 20 years away from home At the commissioning service for a Bible translator, what could be more appropriate than hearing the Scriptures read in languages other than English? On Sunday, 18 March, Hanna Schulz was commissioned as a lay worker, called by the LCA to serve as a Bible translator with […]
Bible translation is not as simple as it might first appear. There I not always a word-for-word match. For example, in the Manga Buang language spoken buy a group of Papua New Guinean (PNG) people there are twelve words for the English word ‘carry’. There is a different word for ‘carry on the head’, for […]
It’s a clear, warm day as Hanna Schulz and I walk towards the coffee shop. ‘Perfect sailing weather’, Hanna says exuberantly. ‘I’m an ocean person.’ Perhaps it is natural, then, that Hanna is a mate on the One and All, a vessel that offers five-to-seven-day sailing experiences for young people, often from troubled backgrounds. ‘I […]