Bible translator Lisa Kappeler returns from home assignment and finds people eager to help.

Lisa Kappeler made her first trip back to the Uriay village where she lives. She made the trip in a dugout canoe with an Abau couple and their two children. She sat on some wooden slats in the back for the two-hour trip.

“As we got around the last bend to the village, I could hear people hooting and hollering as they came towards the sand where we’d shore,” wrote Lisa. “It wasn’t the whole village but there was a good number of folks there to greet me.