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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea forms the eastern part of the island of New Guinea and some nearby islands. It became independent from Britain in 1975. There is much political instability and corruption, a high crime rate and a lack of essential services, such as health care and education.

Country Facts
  • Region: Pacific
  • Capital: Port Moresby
  • Population: 7.9 million
  • Area: 462,840 km2
  • Religions: Protestant 53.1%, Roman Catholic 25.4%, independent Christian 12.5%
  • Languages: Tok Pisin, English and Hiri Motu (official), more than 800 indigenous languages

Missionaries In Papua New Guinea

Keith and Marion Birchley

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Prayer Points

  • Give thanks for the doors God has opened for student ministry in PNG. Pray that students would not be distracted by the world, but would hold fast to gospel truths.

  • Pray that Christian leaders on university campuses would have strong biblical foundations and that churches would grow in grace and gospel ministry.

  • Pray that the PNG Government would have wisdom and value peace, stability and honesty.

Mission Opportunities in Papua New Guinea