We recently visited Timika, home to one of MAF’s bases on the western side of Papua. One of the unique things about Timika is its proximity to the Grasberg Mine, the world’s largest gold mine....

My first Bible was a Precious Moments Bible that my parents were given when I was born. I can remember flipping through pages, looking at the simple illustrations of David as...

Yubenus is a Bible school student living in the highland village of Mamit in Papua, Indonesia. Far from any hospital, a painful foot injury left him barely able to walk until...

Ever wonder what a day in the life of an MAF plane is like? We made this time-lapse video showing a full day of flying in the highlands of Papua, Indonesia.

One of the most widespread traditions here in Papua, common among many of the various people groups, is the pig roast. Pigs are worth a lot of money and meat in...

“First you hike down from here into that valley and then up and up over that mountain… it would take the Lani four hours but it’s more like eight hours for a white...

Over the years it’s been called Netherlands New Guinea, West New Guinea, West Irian, Irian Jaya, and West Papua. Most people around here now call it just Papua. The island of...