Missionary of the Week ____________________________________________________________
Richter was born and raised in southeastern Nebraska. She holds a BA in physical therapy and attended Bob Jones
University as a graduate student
Belinda has been in Papua New Guinea
since 1999 under GFA. She first went to PNG as a short-term missionary
and assisted in homeschooling the two oldest sons of Michael and
Janice Berbin. During this ministry
Belinda became involved in working with the nationals as well.
completing a second short-term, she returned to work full-time in the
region of PNG in 2003. Her primary ministry is with the
national ladies and children.
Belinda also works with the adult literacy program and evangelism. She
is involved with the ministries of two churches along with a team of
missionaries. She teaches the
ladies one-on-one through discipleship lessons and holds children's
Bible clubs in surrounding areas for the purpose of
evangelism. She has also been able to teach Religious Instruction in the
Belinda is able to use some of her physical therapy skills by assisting
in the medical clinic in Aibai. Her
greatest joys are teaching the ladies and seeing them apply Scriptural
principles to their own lives and "seeing the lights go on" as she teaches
people how to read and write.