Momentum is Building These past few weeks, the word “momentum” has been on our minds. Depending on your point of view, the events taking place and gaining momentum in our world could be seen as good or just plain bad (a certain virus out there…). As we think about it, we realize some things don’t […]
//If you’re interested in watching a video version of this update click here// News about our family, what we’ve been up to and what we’re praying about doing this summer. Let’s start somewhere else though… On the other side of the world in Papua New Guinea, the Menya people live. They’ve had a team of […]
We know that what it looks like now for us in the developed world looks way different than it did when Jesus instituted it. So it’s inevitable that it looks ‘local’ for the Church in the Simbari people group. This video shows you how different and yet, the joy of communion is evident! The Blood […]
This is a guest post by Matt and Karissa Long. The difference between the two is just a little plastic tube. Recently I (Karissa) got the opportunity to go snorkeling in the ocean. I got to see beautiful coral reefs and fish I’d only seen in aquariums. It was an experience, but I can’t say […]
Post brought to you by NTM Aviation One year and four days ago, Kodiak 110KQ first landed at the NTM Aviation hangar in Arizona. This morning at 7:00, this very same aircraft started its long anticipated journey to Papua New Guinea. An enthusiastic group of NTM Aviation staff surrounded the Kodiak to pray for its flight […]
Despite the picture above this past Easter was a quiet one for us. And though we celebrated the truth and impact of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead to give us new and eternal life, it was still a quiet day. I couldn’t help but notice though as we stopped at the grocery store, the night […]
It's too easy for many of us who have grown up saturated in the common expressions of worshiping God to quickly focus on whether an expression or style of worship is serving our "needs."
God's Word will radically change lives. The process of translating it for a people group is a painstaking labor of love.
In my son Jack’s 1st grade class, the students are intentionally exposed to a host of various significant holidays that take place roughly around this time of the year. Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Kwanzaa… It’s an attempt to teach the children that there are other things happening at this time of the year besides the pervasive […]
It’s almost midnight in Papua New Guinea, the sun is hours away from rising but when it does, it will shine on gardens that are newly planted. And while the people that plant those gardens, hope that the sun will nourish the seeds planted, those people know that it takes time for a seed to […]