The baptisms were a direct result of a series of dedicated Bible study sessions, requested by the young baptism candidates after attending the Pathfinder Camporee in January 2023.
A pre-evangelism week for PNG for Christ held recently in Gogo attracted more than 100 attendees each night, including members from multiple denominations, and culminated in baptisms and a series of commitments.
The 10-day campaign in July revitalised churches, returned young adults to in-person worship and resulted in at least 68 baptisms.
The nine baptisms and one profession of faith were the result of ongoing ministry over the past six years, supported through Global Mission funds.
An evangelistic series presented in Melbourne by staff members and students from Avondale seminary has helped 31 people demonstrate commitment to Jesus Christ through baptism.