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Reaching Unreached People Groups in Papua, Indonesia

Reaching the Unreached On the Tops of Mountains The formerly unreached Ketengban people in Papua, Indonesia, always built their villages as high on top of…

A New Mission Aviation Training Program

Jesus’ Call “Come, follow me,” Jesus says as he looks at 12 modern-day disciples, “and I will make you fishers of men.” The 12 leave…

PT-6 Engine Course and Giving Them the Knowledge They Need

A Gap in Skills and Knowledge of the PT-6 Engine Just as our bodies don’t work without food, an aircraft doesn’t fly without fuel. Most…

A group of Papua New Guineans with life jackets stand with an American on a floating platform in the water while waving at the camera
Water Safety Training and a Guide Like Gandalf

The Danger of Water Travel in Papua New Guinea With the kind of bravery that the early missionaries faced as they traveled into the unknown…

A plane on a grass runway in Indonesia
Who Will Be the Next Jim Elliot?

Reaching the Unreached: No Easy Feat “I only hope that [the Lord] will let me preach to those who have never heard that name Jesus.…

A helicopter pilot stands besides a group of Papua New Guinean boys and ben with a helicopter in the background.
Covering the Last Mile for Missionaries in PNG: Part 2

This is part two of the story about Garrett’s trip to reach the Nema people. Read about his dangerous trip via road. The Need for…

Mountains with clouds in Papua New Guinea
Covering the Last Mile for Missionaries in Papua New Guinea

Jagged tooth-like mountains blanketed with jungle spear the sky, reaching as high as 13,500 feet. Rain batters these mountains for months each year, swelling rivers…

Two male helicopter pilots stand in front of an R66 helicopter and a group of children playing in Brazil.
What it Takes to be a Helicopter Missionary Pilot in Brazil

Unexpected Events in the Life of a Missionary Helicopter Pilot Back in 2021, Jeremiah Diedrich, a JAARS-trained helicopter pilot who was serving with Ethnos360 Aviation*…

Four men work on an engine in a hangar in Papua New Guinea
Aviation Maintenance Specialists Enable Mission Work in Papua New Guinea

Ailerons, Engines, and Landing Strips Flying from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG), to SIL-PNG’s center at Ukarumpa was like flying over a sea of…