Thoughts from Godfrey Sim, MAF PNG Church and Community Partnership Manager, July 2017 In part 1, I promised: “But more of that ‘cultural interrogation’ in episode 2 of this story!” It’s taken some months to get there and sorry to those who have been waiting. Before I explore the impact of Planim Pos, also known […]

More than Essays – Insights into a Community Depending on their Airstrip In preparation for this year’s exam, Glenda gave her 10th-graders the topic “If Aeroplanes Had Never Come“. Printed below are two complete essays and a few more quotes from other students about what life in their valley would be like if aeroplanes had […]

Only Accessible by Air – Building an Airstrip in the early 1960-ies   “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.“ (Matthew 24:14 NIV) Reading about Jesus telling His disciples about the day of his triumphant return, we […]

It was Good Friday morning, Michael and Judith Dupuis were enjoying some quiet reflection when a phone call from the Deputy Flight Operations Manager, Brad Venter, interrupted them. Then their morning took a different turn. A medical evacuation flight (medevac) was needed for a man who had been brutally attacked by a wild pig the […]