Malaumanda People Group News


The growing church is reaching out and maturing, and God’s Word in their language would help greatly.

Growth for Maslaumanda believers can be a series of stops and starts.

Watching a young family being transformed by God's grace is exciting.

Believers from the two tribes, who speak similar languages, will hear lessons on love and relationships.

Malaumanda believers are glad Bible translators are putting more books in their language. Asia-Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Malaumanda People, Current News, Prayer

Twenty-seven Malaumandas were baptized recently. Because of confusion caused by another group’s teaching on baptism, many believers did not see the need to obey the Lord in baptism as taught by the New Testament.

Christina Hutteman passed her final culture and language evaluation. Thank you for praying. Now she and Noby Kennell will help disciple the wives of the Malaumanda church leaders.

Christina Hutteman “is working hard to finish up her culture and language acquisition,” wrote her co-worker, Eric Hedeen.

Two new literacy classes have begun. Noby Kennell is helping the new Malaumanda literacy teachers. Pray that the new teachers learn how to teach well, and that the students persevere and learn how to read and write their language.

“Most of the local folks are out in the bush at the moment,” wrote Eric Hedeen. “This slows down our ability to translate the Scriptures.”

Twenty-one put their faith in Christ after hearing God’s story from Creation to Christ.

Sunday, Eric Hedeen plans to start teaching the believers from Ephesians. Preparing the ten lessons “has been a big challenge,” Eric wrote.

Malaumanda believers are studying Acts and will soon move into Ephesians.

Despite cultural pressures Malaumanda believers press on.

Believers reach out in a tangible way to starving neighbors.