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I Don’t Get A Paycheck

I haven’t had a paycheck in almost a full year. Ever since I was 16, I’ve always been employed in one way or another. I could always count on having enough in my bank account to cover my expenses, put money in savings, and still have the leeway to spend money on what I wanted. Willingly giving up the reliability of a paycheck every two weeks isn’t something that most…

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Maiden Voyage Underway

I just received a phone call from the bridge of the m/v YWAM LIBERTY – an excited Ann Ford, our Ship Manager, told me “we are good to go”. They have received clearance from Ports North, and Border Force, to head to sea on their maiden voyage to Papua New Guinea. Moments later around noon local time they pulled away and headed for the channel of the Great Barrier Reef. The crew…

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L’Astrolabe Is Set To Join YWAM Ships Fleet

The future got significantly brighter today because of the acquisition of another ship, L’Astrolabe, and the fact that YWAM Norway has elected to join us collaboratively in our work. YWAM Norway will join YWAM Ships Kona with the vessel the m/v L’Astrolabe (read more about her new name here). This will be a tremendous boost to our ability to reach the 293 populated islands of Papua New Guinea with God’s…

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News: Good Samaritan Delivers Medical Device To Sepik

Good Samaritan Aviation has delivered an oxygen concentrator for the m/v PACIFIC LINK in Papua New Guinea. This medical device was donated by Spacim Pikinini-PNG inc. (a health care organization) and Australia Rotary International. “We are grateful to our partners from other parts of PNG and Australia to provide much needed medical equipment and supplies where needed,” officials from Good Samaritan said in a prepared statement. Good Samaritan Aviation has…

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YWAM Ship Ruach

YWAM Ships Receives Third Vessel for PNG – s/y RUACH

Today there has been yet another extraordinary act of generosity gifted to YWAM Ships Kona, this time from a Swiss organization. An incredible yacht having recently benefited from a refit valued at 4.5m Euros, has been given to work among the isolated islands of the Pacific. We are humbled by this trust and so pleased to make this announcement today. Here is a press release just sent out moments ago. Celebrate with us!…

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