Did you know there are over 2,000 people groups that have never heard the name of Jesus and don’t have any Bibles or any Christians?  New Tribes Mission goes into these people groups to learn their languages and cultures, teach them about Christ, give them God’s Word, and plant churches that will plant other churches.

In January 2014, BJ and Jill Sanders and their 3 small children moved to Papua New Guinea to begin learning the national language and studying the culture.  After building their homes from the ground up, the Sanders, along with 2 other families, moved into the Wantakia people group in April 2015.  They are now in the process of learning the local dialect so that they can one day plant a church in the Wantakia tribe.

To stay up to date with the work in Wantakia, check out or go like their Facebook page, “Reach Wantakia.”