We pray for and financially support the following people:-
David & Karina Mills (& children Natasha, Ashleigh, Chelsea & Nicholas) – Baptist Union of PNG, Kompiam, PNG
David works as Medical Superintendent of Enga Baptist Health Services, and currently works with one other doctor at Kompiam Hospital. He also has responsibility for 10 other surrounding health centres that refer to Kompiam. He is also heavily involved in rural doctor training and is President of the PNG Society for Rural and Remote Health.
Karina is Principal of Kompiam International School which is based in the hospital and now has around 35 students – mostly children of hospital staff.
Rachel Borneman – Scripture Union NT, Katherine NT
Postal Address: Po Box 1907, Katherine NT 0851
I’m based in Katherine, but connect most with communities on the Central Arnhem Highway (the road to Nhulunbuy) Bulman/Weemol, Beswick, Barunga and Manyallaluk and Werenbun.
I help to encourage the use of the Kriol Bible through:
- Indigenous Youth Ministry, e.g. “Yangbala Kemp” (Youth camps), Bush Camp, working with YWAM (Youth With a Mission) Mission Adventure Teams, and building and maintaining relationships with young Christian leaders. I am putting together resources to equip youth leaders for continual youth ministry too. We are also making video clips of Bible story/memory verses.
- Distributing and promoting Kriol language resources e.g. Luke and Acts DVD, posters, books, DVD’s, Music, etc through the use of the Bible Box and also promoting 5fish app and YouTube aboriginalbibles channel.
- Building and maintaining relationships with my adopted Indigenous family
Meanwhile, I continue to learn Kriol and do culture learning so that I can be more effective in my work.
I am also Missions Interlink Ministry Coordinator for the NT since 2016. Check out:
Madeline Ingrames – CDU Christians, Darwin
Living in Darwin I work with university students, both local and international, Christian and non-Christian, at Charles Darwin University, mainly the Casuarina campus.
Currently I am doing a 2-year ministry apprenticeship with CDU Christians. CDU Christians is a student group apart of the national body AFES (Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students), which is a non-denominational group with the vision of “proclaiming Christ on campus to see everyone mature in him”.
Part of the staff role on campus is to meet with students to train, pray, and read the bible, as well as help provide teaching materials for group ministries. We also help the students run evangelistic or outreach events, to help spread the gospel on campus.
The ministry apprenticeship is run Australia wide, and allows Christians to trial full time vocational ministry, with the aim to train in competencies for ministry as well as increase theological knowledge.
Jude Snelson – Wycliffe Bible Translators, PNG
Email: Jude_Snelson at sil.org
PO Box 1 (212)
Ukarumpa, EHP 444
Papua New Guinea
I live in Ukarumpa, an SIL centre in Papua New Guinea (PNG). PNG is located just north of Australia. The SIL Centre of Ukarumpa is very close to the city of Kainantu.
There are about 330 houses on Centre which I’m responsible for. As the housing coordinator, I have to know which houses are available for people to move into at all times. With missionaries coming and going from the Centre all the time (leaving on furlough, going to and coming from the village), this is quite a job.
Tony & Rachel Jenner (& children Jadon, Tobias, Brandon, Anthea) – Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students, Charles Darwin University, Darwin
Email: tony at cduchristians.org.au
We live in Darwin and do ministry at the Casuarina campus of Charles Darwin University. Tony’s office is part of the Christian resource centre located at 7 Rowling St Casuarina, he shares it with Scripture Union and Bible Society.
Tony essentially spends his week meeting, praying and reading the bible with students through one on one’s, small groups and a public meeting.
He is also a chaplain at the uni and regularly meets to encourage and support the student leaders of CDU Christians, which is a student club on campus. CDU Christians aims to encourage Christians and reach out to non Christians at CDU.
Tony and Rachel’s aim is to raise up a generation of young people who will trust in the Lord Jesus, love his word and serve him with their lives.
Barbara Hodgkinson – Wycliffe Bible Translators, PNG
Phone: 0011 675 72661043 (Papua New Guinea)
Postal Address: PO Box 1(137), Ukarumpa EHP 444, Papua New Guinea
I spend about 2/3 of my time in a remote rural village in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, where I supervise and advise national translators in three languages. The rest of the time I am at the SIL Center, Ukarumpa in the Eastern Highlands.
1. Supervising, training and advising national translators working on translating the Bible into their own languages. I work with three languages: Ngaing, Nankina, and Awad Bing languages.
2. Consultant checking the translation work of others.
3. Overseeing vernacular literacy work in the three languages.
4. Encouraging the local people to use the vernacular Scriptures as portions are completed.
The area where I work has no roads, so I do a lot of hiking around the mountains to visit my PNG co-workers to help them in whatever way I can. At times I have been all of Engineer, Doctor, Architect, Mechanic, Electrician, Typist, Builder’s labourer, Gardener, … and more. Sometimes I am actually a Bible translator!
Rob & Deb Griffith – Global Interaction, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone: Deb: 0466 988 453 Rob: 0428 694 628
Email: Deb: email@example.com Rob: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: Rob Griffith and Deb Griffith
Postal Address in Cambodia: Siem Reap Post Office PO Box 93122 Cambodia 17252
Support Rob & Deb Link: http://www.globalinteraction.org.au/RobDeb
Web For More Information on Global Interaction: globalinteraction.org.au Blog: http://robdebgriffith.com
Rob and Deb will be part of the Khmer team learning culture and language so that they can build relationships that introduce the hope of Jesus. They will be based in Siem Reap, Cambodia initially with a focus on building relationships in the North West rural areas finding people of peace.
Rob and Deb are passionate about being a part of God’s mission among least-reached people groups. They are moved by the injustice that people, like most of those in the North West region of Cambodia, currently go from birth to death without hearing the Good News in a way that they can understand.
Kelly Mortimer – Teacher, Nicaragua
What’s App: +505 76266553
I am living and working about 12km outside of Managua. Managua is the capital of Nicaragua; a Central American country located between Honduras and Costa Rica.
I am the Fourth Grade teacher at Nicaragua Christian Academy International. NCA is a missionary-started school that provides quality, christian education to families living in Managua. The school has two missions: one is to provide quality, internationally-recognised education for missionary children; and the other is to educate and instill christian foundation in Nicaraguans, who will grow up to work in positions of power in this country. Our school also has two other campuses, both Spanish-speaking, that are located in low income areas of the country.
David and Carole with their sons Ben and Daniel have been serving with Global Interaction in S.E.Asia for the past 17 years. They are involved with work among three least reached groups whose combined populations number in the tens of millions. They direct an education foundation that employs a number of people and that allows them natural channels to develop relationships and share the good news with those who are yet to hear. David is also the team leader for the Global Interaction team.