Chris and Lori Urton

Serving the Bibleless Peoples of Papua New Guinea

Chris works as an Advisor to the Sob Language group in Papua New Guinea (PNG). He also works as a Consultant for other language groups in PNG. Chris has also taken on the task of writing translation notes in Tok Pisin (the trade language of PNG) for use in THiPP (Translation Helps in PNG Pidgin) that will be used by numerous language groups in PNG. Chris currently lives in the USA but makes three trips a year to PNG to further the ministry there.

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