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This Is God’s Project
By Alan Brooks
“This is God’s project and I am sure He
will see it accomplished.” When Dr. Wingi,
Deputy Secretary of Education for Papua
New Guinea (PNG), first shared this with
me, it instantly became a tremendous
source of encouragement. A year has passed
from the day the government of PNG
asked us to give a Bible to every student
in their country. When we first learned of
this opportunity, I was staggered by the
immensity of the project. The goal is to put
Bibles into the hands of over two million
young people. Truly, only God could
provide for this! Although we have much
further to go, within one year we are ready
to give out Bibles to all of the secondary
schools (Phase One) and to begin 15% of
Phase Two (4th through 8th grade).

14 In March 2017 Steven Maldoff and I
traveled to meet with missionaries and
national pastors to begin the logistics of
distribution. We met with over 60 men who
desire to be a part of the distribution of the
Bibles. The country has 22 provinces, and
God has given us a key man in each. They
in turn help to organize local missionaries
and churches near the schools. Our desire
is to give Bibles and to present the plan
of salvation in school assemblies as well
as introduce a local church to provide
follow-up and further help. Recently,
when speaking to over 2,300 students
and teachers at the Gerehu Secondary
School in Port Moresby, I shared that,
Lord willing, we would return in a month
to launch the program at their school. The