In the interior villages of Papua, Indonesia, no holiday or special occasion would be complete without the traditional Bakar Batu feast. The entire community comes together to prepare this meal and...

Mika, a six-year-old boy from the highland village of Mokndoma in Papua, Indonesia, fell from a tree while climbing with his friends. He landed on a branch which punctured his abdomen,...

Since arriving in Papua six months ago, we’ve traveled to 35 different interior villages. Some of the more central places have developed into little cities over the years with paved runways...

Liku and Dugwiru, two Bible teachers from the highland village of Mokndoma in Papua, Indonesia, traveled to the lowland village of Iratoi to teach fellow members of the Wano tribe. Thanks...

As we circled over the Wano village of Mokndoma in a small Kodiak, I suddenly felt my heart rate increase and my breathing pick up a bit. The airstrip had opened...

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...