Sixty-seven students and one teacher have been baptised at Adventist schools across the Trans Pacific Union Mission recently.
Otto and his friends frequently went out drinking and when there wasn’t any alcohol available, they would strain petrol and drink it.
Joseph Nopei was convinced by the biblical Sabbath and decided to be baptised in the Adventist Church along with his wife.
“The Christian Church has mostly reduced Christ’s ministry to one of dying to placate an angry God bent on punishing the sinners. According to this limited view, the death of Christ was payment on behalf of sinners; providing God with the legal right to forgive sins, past, present and future. More seriously, it damages the doctrine of grace.”
Parents, community members and alumni came to celebrate the dedication of the students before their external exams.
Celebrations have been held each week, including the presentation of a nativity drama.
The chief, his wife and son, and eight others were baptised in Niudua Village.
A DVD began the journey of Jiutasa Biaudamu into the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
A week-long Revelation seminar conducted in a prison camp in East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, ended with the baptism of eight inmates.
The people were part of a Discovery Bible Reading group that started during the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown in Papua New Guinea.