Story Pot by Caine Ruruk

I took 2 trips to PNG to deliver Bible Storytelling and Discussion training to our teammates there and to coach them to deliver their own workshops. Here is the fruit!

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The clay pot has changed its functionThe clay pot has changed its function

The clay pot for the Ubir tribe living in the Northern Province of Papua New Guinea is the key utensil in any kitchen. Its function ranges from cooking pot, water container, food safe, and can be given as a present. It is also a highly valued item to exchange in a barter system economy. For example a good size out triggered canoe can be purchased for 20 clay pots.

In this time and age the metal cooking pots have replaced most of the clay pot’s function but they cannot replace its value in a barter system. The reason is that anybody can buy a metal pot but only a few skilled women can make a clay pot; thus its value in the barter system and its significance as a gift.

Telling stories is part of the life style in Wanigela…

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WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT by Caine

This is a post by our PNG teammate Caine Ruruk about mobile phone Bibles and distribute of Bible resources by wifi “Bible Boxes”.

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Bryan and Max surround by youths eager to download biblesBryan and Max surrounded by youths eager to download bibles

In the last 10 days, CRMF made awareness about the good use of technology to an estimated 3,300 people.

This is live audience numbers via power point presentations and speaking at conference venues.

Wantok Radio Light” (Christian Radio Station) was present in one of these conferences to live broadcast the potential that technology provides for the church in Papua New Guinea. In other words, a lot more people heard of the WI-Fi Bible over the radio. We thank the Lord of the knowledge and wisdom to use WI-Fi technology to distribute God’s word.

The more urgent question to ask is how to increase the capacity of downloads so that all the 200 – 300 participants attending a conference can download the resources. The team experienced that the enthusiasm of the conference participants resulted in the…

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