2008 is Year of the Bible

This story was in the Solomon Star Newspaper last Saturday: PRIME Minister Dr Derek Sikua has endorsed 2008 as the Year of the Bible. This was after he met with a delegation from Solomon Islands Christian Association (SICA) and Solomon Islands Full Gospel Association (SIFGA), Wednesday this week. The church groups met the prime minister […]

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A new project

With the impending launch of the Pijin Bible next July, we are looking for ways to promote the Pijin Bible. We have an exciting new project that is about to start. An organization called Faith Comes by Hearing (www.faithcomesbyhearing.org) will be making a dramatized recording of the entire Pijin New Testament. The New Testament will […]

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The blessing of encouragement

This morning I went to a factory where coconut soap products are made. A factory employee walked into the office where I was buying the soap and I realized I knew him from somewhere. I told him I remembered his face, but couldn’t remember where I knew him from. I was a little embarrassed when […]

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Getting the word out about the Word!

I have been having tons of fun using my creative juices to find ways to promote the Pijin Bible that will be launched here next July on the 30th anniversary of Solomon Islands Independence. One way to promote the Pijin Scriptures and the launch of the Bible is through these posters: S cripture posters are […]

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Important Workshop

A very important workshop is starting on Monday, 30 April 2007. Twelve national translators from around the country will be gathering to review the Pijin New Testament which was first published about 20 years ago. The Pijin Old Testament is nearly complete and the entire Pijin Bible is to go to print later this year […]

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Youth Group

Emily was very happy to come back to the Solomons and get involved in the church youth group here. She is enjoying Bible studies every other Wednesday afternoon, Sunday School and gatherings on Friday nights. This past Friday we hosted the youth group at our house for a games night. In typical Solomon Islands style, […]

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Making Connections – by Tim

One of the things I find most rewarding about my work here is the opportunities to connect people who have the ability or opportunity to contribute to a common goal. A couple of weeks ago, I was able to do just that. Over the years, I have had considerable interaction with the Literacy Association of […]

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The Networking Begins

Some of you may remember our friend Margaret. She is one of the three Solomon Islanders who went to Papua New Guinea for training as literacy trainers. Currently Margaret is coordinating literacy projects in her home province for World Vision. Margaret is in town and today came up for a visit. Margaret was looking for […]

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