To Fiji and…

Like stars scattered in the middle of the ocean, Fiji’s 300 islands dot the water—and 100 are inhabited. God sees and knows each soul on…

Watching Out for…

Water survival training is not just for mission workers who must routinely risk travel by boat. Understanding the risks inherent in water travel is also…

Out of their…

The members of the Suba translation team on Kenya’s Mfangano Island in Lake Victoria—Jael, Boniface, and Samwel—recently faced their fears of deep water.  A group…

The Best Thing…

Imagine living and attending school on an island. Anytime you compete with other schools in sports or other events, you must travel across a lake…

The Boat of…

In 1976, Bill and Sandra Callister and their two young children left Australia to live and work in Papua New Guinea (PNG). They felt called…

From Mountains to…

Ask an average teenager what they want from a trip to the shore, and they would probably answer, “sun, sea and chilling out.” But ask…

Tracking Every Movement

Back in 2007, Tim McIntosh, now the director of JAARS Maritime Department, began working with SIL Papua New Guinea (PNG) as an administrator for their…

What Are You…

The Motilon people in the jungles of Colombia, didn’t have a word for ‘faith’. Every night, far above the jungle floor, they tied themselves into…