The trip was worth it despite the overabundance of adrenaline rushing through his veins.
Bible translation often comes down to the nitty gritty process of poring over every word and phrase and then having it checked and rechecked.
Missionaries Naomi and Cori recently experienced an unusual house dedication.
Naomi Christenson and Cori Gervasi have come a long way in working alongside the Sekadau people while speaking their language and performing cultural tasks.
Missionary Paul Gervasi is also translating Scripture, preparing lessons and teaching.
They have to work at it, since school and writing are new to them.
Some Sekadaus have combined their traditional beliefs with a veneer of Christianity.
Naomi Christenson prayed for Sekadaus to teach God's Word, and God answered.
Paul and Bella Gervasi have returned from home assignment to resume Bible teaching among the Sekadau people.