Postings: Julia Marie, Bible Translation, and Returning to PNG

We’re leaving for Papua New Guinea (PNG) on July 19th!  Be sure to read below for details about our return.

Introducing Julia Marie Post!!

It’s hard to believe that Julia is over 2 months old already (born April 25th)!  She’s a cutie for sure!

Julia Marie

Julia Marie

Our family has loved getting to know Julia and watching her grow and change.  Our kids love to help take care of her and it’s been a blessing to introduce her to family and friends in the US.

James & Christina Post, Mikayla, Laurel, Timothy, Nathaniel, & Julia

James & Christina Post, Mikayla, Laurel, Timothy, Nathaniel, & Julia

Encouraging News from the Solomon Islands

We recently heard great news from a fellow missionary working with the Malango language group in the Solomon Islands. He’s been using the training materials James developed for the Paratext bible translation software. He also shared that the Malango team has used Paratext to input their drafts of Ruth, Jonah, and the first chapter of Luke into Paratext. We are encouraged that the work James did is being used beyond PNG to support Bible translation!

Malango Translators Story and Photo from Andrew Van Andel

Malango Translators
Story and Photo from Andrew Van Andel

Returning to PNG!

We booked our tickets to return to PNG! We will be leaving the US on July 19th, which is coming up really fast. We are grateful for the time we’ve had with friends, family, and our church in Washington state and look forward to continuing to support Bible translation in PNG.

Financial Update

We are SO thankful for the prayers and financial partnership of so many of you! Without your partnership in our ministry, we could NOT do the work God has called us to in PNG.

Part of our preparations for returning to PNG include reaching 100% of our Wycliffe ministry budget. With Julia’s birth and changes in giving patterns, we are about $500/month short. God has faithfully provided for all of our needs time and time again. Would you please pray with us that God would provide the funds we need to serve in PNG?

To Partner Financially:

-Go to
-Send a check with a separate note saying, “Preference for the Wycliffe ministry of James and Christina Post 240439” to:

Wycliffe Bible Translators
c/o Receipts Dept
PO Box 628200
Orlando, Florida 32862

Please also contact us so we can update our records.

Prayer and Praise

Without your prayers, our ministry in PNG would not succeed.  THANK YOU for praying for us and the work of Bible translation.

  • Prayer: Rest in the midst of packing and saying goodbye.
  • Praise: Great deals on return plane tickets!
  • Prayer: Safe and smooth travels: Portland, OR –> Los Angeles, CA –> Sydney, Australia –> Cairns, Australia –> Port Moresby, PNG –> Ukarumpa, PNG.
  • Prayer: For our Wycliffe ministry budget.
  • Praise: God provided a home and vehicle in the US.

In Him,

James and Christina

Post Family on the Beach

Post Family on the Oregon Beach

2 thoughts on “Postings: Julia Marie, Bible Translation, and Returning to PNG

  1. Jocelyn Head

    Blessings and love as you shortly say goodbye to family and friends in the US.  But what a thrill for us that you’ll be in PNG when we get there.
    Safe travels,

    1. James Post author

      It will be awesome to see you again too!  You get to meet Nathaniel AND Julia all in one go.  :-D


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