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After 31 years of serving the Lord in Papua New Guinea (PNG) with New Tribes Missions  (NTM), John has retired to Eugene, Oregon.


John's Ministry in Papua New Guinea

September 1978 to June 1979

New Tribes Missions training in Baker, Oregon (now Baker City, Oregon)

June 1979 to December 1980

NTM Language and Linguistics training in Camdenton, Missouri

January 1981 to April 1982

Raising support

April 11, 1982

First arrival in Papua New Guinea!

July 1982 to May 1984

Support work in Lamogai tribe in West New Britain Province (WNBP) of PNG

May 1984 to June 1985

Support work in the town of Kandrian in WNBP - facilitated supplies going to missionaries woring in tribes in the sourthern part of WNBP

June 1985 to August 2004

Ministry in the Aria tribe

See photos of John's ministry.

Take a video tour of John's house in the tribe.

August 23, 2004

John at the dedication ceremony Dedication of the Aria New Testament

Watch the video.

September 2004 to June 2013

Guest House at the Madang Support Center Worked at the NTM support center in Madang, Madang Province:


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