Adventist churches around Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, are participating in reconciliation events aimed at healing hurts and restoring relationships in the aftermath of the island’s devastating 1989-1999 civil war.
Bruce had been raised in a good Seventh-day Adventist home and attended an Adventist school. He had enjoyed Pathfinders and camps and all the things the Church has to offer. But then something happened.
We felt God had great plans for our 12-year-old son, Peterson. But in November 2010, Peterson was walking along the road in Mt Hagen, Papua New Guinea, when a car came too close and hit him. He died there on the road.
In an act of grace, John Brereton, publishing director for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific, met with the drunk driver who almost killed his daughter, Lani Brereton, in a head-on crash on December 14.