Exposure Triangle: ISO

In this 3-part series, we look at manual camera settings for correct image exposure. The Exposure Triangle shows the connection between three essential camera controls: ISO = sensitivity of the camera sensor Aperture = volume of light, that is size of lens hole that light passes through measured in f-stops, and Shutter Speed = time […]

Canada Crossing (filming MMSC)

Self-isolating in a customized van, Craig and Lib head out across Canada’s glaciated mountains, sprawling plains and rocky shields of lake-pocked landscape to film lessons for an online Media Mission Short Course (MMSC) to equip up-and-coming video journalists. This short video will get you up to speed on our work to film lesson modules for […]

Perspectives

Perspectives is a collection of short video interviews of Christian leaders from around the world sharing their insights, applications and encouragement for the Church body as it adjusts to “life under lockdown” and the Covid19 pandemic.

YWAM Ships: What Would You Bring?

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YWAM Ships Kona looks to reach the isolated by bringing the love of Jesus and practical help in the form of Health Care to remote islands throughout the Pacific. Here’s a short overview we contributed to showcase some of the work they do.

Culture Shock

Culture Shock: Twelve students of the YWAM Ships Kona Discipleship Training School take 3-months to visit remote tribal villages and urban communities in Papua New Guinea. The results are transformational for those they met and very likely even more transformational for the students themselves. The following video summarizes stories that the students shared during “Debrief […]

Two-Step Jesus and the talking Parrotfish

All work and no play makes Jack a dull missionary, so that weekend, Lib and I leave YWAM Ships’ base and drive to Two-Step; a famous snorkel and dive spot, just 40-minutes south of Kailua-Kona along Route 11 on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Two-Step is called that because of a narrow set of naturally […]

Death By Dongle

Death by dongle

We’re in mid-packing for a longterm overseas assignment.  Naturally, we want to travel light and this is a perfect time to rid myself of all obsolete and redundant gear, so I plug my nose and dive into my computer bag. No wonder I’ve been plagued with chronic neck/shoulder issues. Inside my kit there is a […]

Container Ship: Aid in a Box

The vision is simple.  The vision is BIG.  Deliver modular aid using ships, like the YWAM Liberty in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea to otherwise isolated communities on islands in the South Pacific. It’s a radical idea – and it’s working! The Liberty is a 1700-tonne supply ship, redesigned to handle full-size shipping containers pre-assembled as […]

Lawrence Tamarau: Making a difference

The world needs more families, like Lawrence and Sandra Tamarau in Papua New Guinea.  As a local missionary, Lawrence works fulltime as an engineer aboard the YWAM Liberty – a 1,700 tonne medical cargo ship –  delivering critical aid and the gospel of Jesus Christ to his countrymen in remote islands in the South Pacific.  […]

The Elven Forest Epiphany

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not,” Dr. Seuss, The Lorax the Elven Forest Epiphany This call to Christian mission work began 20-years ago after I’d been fired from my dream job as a Forest Resource Engineer using science to do good through crop management. […]

A Prayer in Nindawari

YWAM Ships exists to reach the isolated with medical aid and the gospel of Jesus. This year, Katie, a 23 year-old registered EMT from Idaho, USA, led a small team from YWAM Ships Kona up the Gira River of Papua New Guinea to remote tribal villages of the Binandari.  Yes, they were able to soothe […]