On Saturday, October 31st, I along with our national partners departed for the Village M. This was our seventh trip into this area. After our normal bus ride down to the Ramu River and a 10 mile walk into the village we arrived very hot and tired. Sunday we visited the area Village M gave … More Bush Trip Report, November 2015
On August 22nd, I made my sixth trip into the unreached area in which we feel that God is leading us to plant a church. My friend, James, who works for another mission here in PNG, came along with me this time. Village life moves very slowly, so a trip into the bush often involves … More Bush Trip Report, August 2015
On July 6 I made my fifth trip into Village M. Several New Life Mission pastors and I rode a bus down to the Ramu Valley and walked the 10 miles into the area. It is currently dry season here in Papua New Guinea and the river was barely at waist level, so we were … More Bush Trip Report, July 2015
“Are the stories still here?” That was the question a young man posed to Jeremy on the afternoon of our last day in the bush. His name is Lyle, and he had been trying to get to the village where Jeremy was teaching, but the road is long, and he was unable to make it … More "Are the Stories Still Here?"
“When we get our spiritual house in order, we’ll be dead. This goes on. You arrive at enough certainty to be able to make your way, but it is making it in darkness. Don’t expect faith to clear things up for you. It is trust, not certainty.” ― Flannery O’Connor A year and a half … More Forward in Darkness
In a lush valley located in the eastern foothills of the Bismarck Mountain range of Papua New Guinea, the Ramu River rushes along, fed by five streams flowing down into the valley from the rugged peaks above. For many generations, tribal groups, including the primitive M people*, have made their home along the rocky banks … More Bush Trip Report – July 2014