Journal Entries

February 18, 2013

Feb 18 2013

Was it this cold when I was a kid? Must be global warming (hehe) or maybe its just that I haven’t felt an American winter in…

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March 1, 2012 Prayer Meeting in PNG

Mar 01 2012

Scholarship Recipients for 2012 School Year Returning Students Jeff Norman, Latan Village, starting second year of CHW (Community Health…

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October 2011 Newsletter

Nov 20 2011

Samban Clinic The ways we are involved in ministry to the Ap Ma people are varied. One particular way has been through medical ministry.…

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November - December 2011 Newsletter

Nov 20 2011

November 8, 2011 Construction Quarter After two months of felling trees, milling timber, and construction, the new elementary classrooms…

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2011 Annual Report

Nov 20 2011

2011 Annual Report January- Beginnings are sometimes scary and difficult, but this year’s beginning was a little less so for…

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Ap Ma Schools July 2011

Jul 16 2011

Ap Ma Schools As more and more teachers from different villages come to receive training and materials in the courses we offer our…

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You Didn’t Have the Opportunity

Mar 16 2010

March-2010 For those of you new to our website. This is Karie, and we (Jesse and the three kids) usually live in the village of Samban…

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Jesse’s pre Christmas thoughts 2009

Jan 02 2010

December 7, 2009 Written by Jesse Pryor, Missionary in Papua New Guinea It has been an exhausting week. Dealing with the logistics…

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Soccer Tournament Coming Up

Sep 03 2009

Hello all, Well there is never a dull moment here. The recent buzz of excitement over the coming tournament has everyone working in…

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Update on Karie and other News

Aug 15 2009

Hello all, Good news from the Dr. today. My liver function tests came back better - most levels are normal. Some are as much as double…

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Pray for Ap Ma People

Jun 25 2009

Dear friends, Due to an unfortunate death of a Biwat police man who died (after drinking to excess with a Laten community member) the…

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The New Canoe & Other News

May 20 2009

Hello all, Well I am sure it really hasn’t been that long since we wrote, but it feels like a long time. So much has been happening.…

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ApMa Outreach Supporters

Apr 07 2009

Dear Friends, We are in town again (Madang, PNG) but ready to head back home tomorrow so I thought I would take the time to share a…

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Have You Thought About Missions

Mar 19 2009

Have you ever thought about doing mission work? Maybe you have worried that your skills are lacking or that you don’t have the…

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Scholarship is A Go!

Feb 02 2009

We are happy to bring you all some great news. For a year now we have put out the word that OIPNG (Outreach International Papua New…

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Medical Christmas and a Hazardous New Year

Jan 02 2009

Well our Holidays were not what you would call typical, peaceful or pleasant, but they were a reminder of God’s constant care and…

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Christmas Letter 2008

Dec 17 2008

Merry Christmas, Well I must confess that I don’t feel too Christmasy as I sit here in a pool of sweat. It is a mild 94 today…

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September Updates

Sep 15 2008

Dear family and friends, We are just finishing packing up the last of our stuff here in Madang to send to Samban. It seems so long…

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The Traveling Circus

Jun 25 2008

Well three months in to our furlough you will find us in North Carolina. We have made it through 8 states and 15 churches. We have…

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Merry Christmas from the Pryors

Jan 13 2008

Dear Family and Friends, Another year has almost slipped away. Time really flies these days. I had to struggle to think where we were…

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Joshua Apa

Sep 20 2007

Just thought I’d update everybody on Joshua Apa. We went to his appointment at the Dr.‘s this morning. He has gained 5.5…

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The Tractor Saga

Sep 09 2006

The dust is settling back here once again in Samban. Although we won’t be officially wrapped up with the tractor until tommorrow…

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Not Feeling too Hot

Jul 09 2006

Sickness has hit us again. Jesse and I have malaria and Judah woke up this morning with pick eye. So I have to walk down to the medicine…

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Jul 08 2006

Well Saturday is underway and Jesse is off playing soccer. I have gotten the office and our bedroom swept and the baby down for nap.…

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First Day of School

Jul 05 2006

Tomorrow will be the first Friday school in the big classroom with all the village kids. As long as we are able to get done with Naleh’s…

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What’s Cooking?

May 31 2006

A big thank you to Cookeville Christian Church in Cookeville, TN. Dinner is now done in record time. The new stove has really made…

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