A Man’s Plans

Man's plans“The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.” Proverbs 16:9

A testimony of God’s faithfulness in the life of a man whose plans were not coming to fruition.

Having spent the majority of my life in rural Missouri, where oak and lead keep the people fed (oak logging and lead mining), I only could dream that the call on my life to missions would be fulfilled. I had dreams of working in a remote village where there had not been white people in years–if ever. I wanted to be like many well know missionaries I had heard or read about only less known; isolated, suffering, but diligently serving the Lord that the people may be reached. More

Death of a Chambri Chief

Wapi Death

Wapi was knee high tall when World War 2 soldiers occupied Chambri Island in Papua New Guinea (1942-43).  During late night pow-wows, he detailed for me the atrocities of war and the hardships of growing up in a war-ravaged village. Eventually, Wapi ascended to chieftain status as a fierce warrior and leader among his formerly headhunting people. More