Here is a question for you. NO looking up on Google. Who knows where they speak BISLAMA?
I have had missionaries guess Middle East, India, Philippines etc. First the story.
A couple of weeks ago I had 2 Elders come in very excited and wanted to know if I had any Books of Mormon in the Bislama language. I actually had ordered 2 Books of Mormon in that language a couple of weeks earlier so I had 1 extra Bislama Book of Mormon. The Elders needed 15 Books of Mormon in Bislama. Their Ward had 15 investigators from the Island of Vanuatu come visit their Ward on Sunday. They have been hired as field workers for some farms in the area and they came with a friend that was either a member or very close to joining the Church. It was contagious to see how excited these missionaries were about the potential investigators.
I quickly ordered the requested supplies and they came in lightening fast, very unusual actually. We will see how this all turns out.
Bislama also known under its earlier name in French Bichelamar is a creole language, one of the official languages of Vanuatu.