Papua New Guinea

Thank you so very much for prayerfully considering our ministry. Currently we are working with this missionary family in the country of the Papau New Guinea. The Allen’s are in need of co-labors, whether it is an assistance pastor, youth pastor, teacher, and nurses, you are needed

If you have a passion for souls and you would like to learn more about each of these ministers please  follow the  link of each ministry

Papua New Guinea: There are unique challenges that are faced when ministering the gospel to the PNG people. Yet God has worked mightily throughout the years by the faithful service and perseverance of missionaries. Missionaries has had a prescence in this island nation for years helping to establish numerous churches, Bible colleges and medical Clinics

Missionaries

Allen’s – serving as a church planter  and medical providers in PNG <-More->.
Leandra Walker  Language training and Bible translations <-More->.
Florence’s Nursing a Tool for Church Planting <-More->.
Healthcare Needs Nursing <-More->.

As God leads you we at Heartland Baptist Missions would be honored to help you fulfill God’s calling in your life. Please contact us and let us pray for you and let us know how we can help you.

 

Pray:

  • Pray for labors and the finances they need to serve on the mission field.
  • Pray for souls to be saved and many trained to serve Him for life.
  • Pray for nurses to staff the medical clinic
  • Pray for an end to tribal fighting, revenge killing, and sorcery-related violence.
  • Pray for audio discipleship materials in all 300+ languages still needing translation work.

Facts: Papua New Guinea is a complex island nation and one of the most culturally diverse in the world. Located in an area called the Ring of Fire in the Pacific Ocean, New Guinea is the second largest island in the world. The nation consists of the eastern half of the island, as well as smaller islands. It is one of the most rural countries, with only 13% of the people living in urban centers. It is also one of the world’s least explored countries, both culturally and geographically. With a population of nearly 7 million, roughly 830 different languages are spoken. Each indigenous language group has only about 1,000 speakers, though some are now only spoken by a few.

The biggest challenge for this country is reflected in its motto, “Unity in Diversity.” The motto has a complex and ironic twist behind it, as there is a history of tribal fighting and revenge killings, a sign of great division amongst the people. In the present day, gang violence is increasing in the cities. “Witch hunts” are on the rise, and those suspected of black magic are at risk of violence and even death. Human trafficking is a widespread problem, as the government acknowledges it, but has not taken significant attempts against it, nor complied with minimum international standards. The youth are especially at risk, as they face gangs, unemployment, and a culture of fear and violence.

Ninety-six percent of people are Christian, but there are spiritual strongholds over the people through traditions of witchcraft, spiritism, and related violence. God’s word is not easily accessible to many people because of the diverse languages, hence there is continued need for translation and more literacy programs. Forty percent of the population is illiterate, which hinders the working of God’s word in their lives. May God establish a true peace and a new identity that rises above tribal and ethnic ties so that the people are brought together in a way that will only be accomplished through Christ as He provides creative solutions to meet the people’s needs. < -More- >

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