Headed to Papua New Guinea… again. (Can I get a whoop, whoop?!!)

Here’s something a little bit exciting: I (Adriel) am headed to Papua New Guinea on Thursday. Actually, it's A LOT exciting!! Yes, we were just there a few weeks ago (in Port Moresby, the nation's capital). The nature of that trip was not only to help facilitate clinics (and volunteers) and also to host our [...]

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Awesomeness past, future, and present

  There is some serious awesomeness right around the corner in the Booker world, which you absolutely must know about:  1. Steve Mickel and Mike Alexander – our American church’s senior and executive pastors – are coming to visit us in Australia next month for a week. This is the first time that anyone from [...]

When a bank robber becomes a brother

It had been a full and fruitful outreach onboard the YWAM Medical Ship in one of the least-reached and most under-developed areas of Papua New Guinea. We had one day left in the country before heading back to Australia and we set out with a small group of teammates in hopes of experiencing a little [...]

Wondering what to do with your sewing scraps?

Watching people receive their first pair of prescription eyeglasses or reading glasses in our optometry clinics in Papua New Guinea was incredible. The immediate twinkle of joy in their eyes was tangible and contagious. It's easy to take for granted simple things like knowing that every morning I wake up, put in my contact lenses, [...]