A flooded river stood between them and home. The heavy rains coupled with the narrow river bed had made the water rise much higher and run much faster than usual. It wasn’t safe for them to cross. Chris went first. He fought for balance with every step; the current struggled to pull him off his […]
Take a nice leisurely 20 minute hike back our ridge, then slip, slide, and fall down the mud-slick mountain for the next hour, cross a creek that could be ankle deep or thigh deep, depending on the amount of rain in the past 24 hours, then trudge straight up another mountain for an hour an […]
Many of the locations we work in are very remote, hard to get to, and near unreachable—there aren’t roads to drive or rivers to canoe, the ocean waters aren’t smooth, and the jungle cannot be tamed. Helicopters not only enable us to get our missionaries and their families into these locations, they also shorten the […]
We are Chris and Maggie Hostetter and we are missionaries with New Tribes Mission and our calling is to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to the unreached peoples of Papua New Guinea. We have spent the last four years with the Pal people.