Author Archives: Jonathan Smith

Jonathan SmithJonathan Smith is a missionary kid (MK) on the island of Papua, Indonesia. His Dad is Chief Pilot of the MAF program there. He goes to school in the city of Sentani where he lives, laughs, and learns with his friends. He blogs at See the Edge.

A Welcome Sight

Recently at the MAF Sentani base in Papua, Indonesia, there were big grins all around as two new Quest KODIAK planes arrived for service. Everyone gathered in the hangar to watch the planes as they taxied in, and to get a closer look at the enhancements––especially the ones that were gracing the bellies of each […]

Now This is a Field Trip

The landing siren went on as the KODIAK I was in flared across the bottom end of the runway, and then touched down on the rough, grass airstrip of Silimo, Papua. We were the last of 66 students and 10 adults from Hillcrest International School in Papua, Indonesia who were arriving for Outdoor Education (OE).

OE […]

Even the Planes Rest

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” –– Matthew 11:28

Everyone can think of a time in their lives that has been stressful, tiring, and just plain hard. We all hit that point where we wonder whether we really can keep going. I got to that […]