Brief History

Comprising of six main islands, the Solomon Islands are actually a group of over 900 islands in total, covering 28,400 square km. During WWII, both the Allies and the Japanese were present in the region and engaged in a lot of fighting. There are reminders everywhere, with most of the runways used today originally built as airforce bases. A popular tourist attraction is to dive onto the many war-era wrecks.

Today

Around 600,000 people call the Solomon Islands home and while English is the official language, pijin is more commonly used.

As with many of the Pacific nations, the capital Honiara is a bustling modern city at its centre, but you don’t have to travel far to be back amongst the traditional houses, roadside markets and potholed roads. However take a good look, because you will find exquisitely carved woodwork and delicious food being sold at these markets.

Fresh drinking water and sanitation is still an issue the local authorities are dealing with – with help from missionary organisations. Our mission is to provide the people with a trusted Christian radio service, particularly for the young people, to help them grow in their Christian faith and positively influence their nation.

Laef FM

We can currently be heard in six locations; Honiara, Ghizo, Munda, Alki, Noro and Taro. Each station is independent and automated. The studios we are building in Honiara should be completed this year and we hope to engage a team to begin local, live broadcasting as soon as possible.

Laef FM’s ministry here is right on the brink of something amazing: we just need the right people to build and lead a great local team.

The Word for Today

We were delighted to introduce for 2020 a special 1-year edition of this very popular devotional – printed especially for Solomon Islanders.

Now the new 2021 edition is also available! Make sure you get your copy from one of our Board members or contact us through our website and we’ll pass on your request.

Meet our UCB Solomon Islands team

 

Back Row from Left to Right

Paul, Ian, David

Front Row from Left to Right

Taeasi, Roy, Coxwain

 

 

Support people in the Solomon Islands

Latest News

Licence Granted for Vanuatu

It was with great excitement that we received notification from the TRBR in Vanuatu that our application for a nationwide radio licence was successful! Praise the Lord! This is a huge step forward for our fledgling ministry. It is our hope that we can quickly...

A Blessing for Christmas

2020 has been a year like no other and one that some people want to forget and many others want to quickly move on from. However even in the middle of all the disruption God has been working powerfully in the lives of people. This song has perhaps, been an anthem for...

Reaching people in Pukapuka

The Island of Pukapuka is part of the Cook Islands and 1700km north of the main island of Rarotonga. Here they are receiving copies of The Word for Today for the very first time. (the 2021 edition) They were very excited to read and appreciated God words. Thanks to...

Prime Minister – Manasseh Sogavare

From Munda, Solomon Islands. The annual Lagoon Festival started a few years ago as the Wickham Festival. It was named after Alick Wickham, a half-caste Solomon lad from Munda who entered and won an Australian swimming completion using the Roviana crawl swimming style....

Christian Radio in Butwal

Last week our Message of Hope Nepal team travelled to Butwal, near the Indian border, to renew Radio Chhimeki's broadcasts. Radio Chhimeki has been on air for many years but recently has been struggling to maintain it's broadcasts. So they have partnered up with...

New Hauswin in PNG

Our team in Papua New Guinea just celebrated the opening of a new hauswin (a building [haus] open to the wind) on their compound. The new building was generously paid for by Mrs Sumanop in memory of her late husband Francis. Francis served as Laif FM's Board Chairman...

SUCCESS!

All copies of The Word for Today have successfully arrived and are safely in the hands of our teams in the various countries! Thank you for praying for this important ministry. We printed a total of 17,000 copies for 2021. They were all shipped from Sydney, Australia...

Great Support of Radio Voz

Our team in Timor-Leste have been counting their blessings (and donations). Even with COVID-19 playing havoc with their plans, the team knew their listeners would continue to support the ministry as they broadcast Radio Voz over the airwaves.  The generous support...

Wonderful ministry in Timor-Leste

Pastor Elienae writes: "During the 17 years of Radio Voz ministry in Timor-Leste, this year 2020 has been one of the most fruitful of our radio ministry in this beloved country. Because of the COVID-19 situation, we intensified our ministry on air, specially praying...

Ministerial Visit to Radio Voz

Our team at Radio Voz had a visit from Francisco Martins da Costa Pereira Jerónimo last Week, Timor-Leste's Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Social Communication. They were able to show the minister their studio and tell him a bit of Radio Voz's history. He...

A Life Changed…

Starting a Family

Back in June Amali called Radio Voz and asked for prayer so he and his wife could have children because they had been married for a long time but had not been blessed with children. Therefore he asked to be prayed for, and we prayed for him regularly. In November when...

New Hope and Meaning

I am a regular reader of The Word for Today. Reading this book became one of the favorite things to do in the morning. This gives me new hope and meaning in my life. I am very much blessed by this program. Thank you Message of Hope Nepal for this opportunity. Shushila...

Easy

I am a regular listener of The Word for Today. The Word of God present by Message of Hope Nepal is short and sweet which is very easy to understand for every level of people. I am very blessed to listen to it every morning Mahesh, from Bharatpur Chitwan, Nepal

Away from home but close to God

Greeting, Originally, I am from western part of Nepal now I am at Dubai for my work purpose. I am regular of the Message of Hope Nepal’s program. This program became one my source of encouragement and help me to draw more closer to my Almighty. It inspires me many...

Growing towards God

I am glad to connected with such kind of media ministry page. I have started listening this program from last one year from that day I never missed it. I am very much blessed to listen this every morning and love to share with my church’s member and family members ....

On the run from the police

Pictured is one of Laif FM listener's from Kubalia in the East Sepik Province of PNG. He shared his testimony on how he got saved through listening to 98.3, Laif FM. He was in prison in 2000 for rascal activities and being involved in some hold ups. He was on the run...

Practical

Jaimashi team of Message of Hope Nepal. Since one year I'm the regular listener of Message of Hope Nepal. In which day I heard about Message of Hope Nepal, from that day I use to listen "The Word for Today" which is broadcast from YouTube and Nepal Television every...

Gaining Biblical Knowledge

Jaimashi, First of all, I would like to give thanks our heavenly Father for this wonderful time and also Message of Hope Nepal. In my daily morning devotion I use to listen "The Word for Today" which is broadcast from YouTube and Facebook. I usually participate the...

Divine Wisdom and Provision

Firstly, I personally would like to thank my heavenly Father for His divine wisdom and provision to use this media in order to multiply or extended the Kingdom of God through His precious Word and devotional message. I so blessed to have it and hear it daily....

Finding God

Nikolau from Maliana is one of the Radio Voz' young listeners. Every night he listened to Radio Voz and consequently decided he wanted to learn more about God's Word. At the time of the JLND event he told me (Rio) of his eagerness of learning the Word of God. And now...

Wonderful ministry in Timor-Leste

Pastor Elienae writes: "During the 17 years of Radio Voz ministry in Timor-Leste, this year 2020 has been one of the most fruitful of our radio ministry in this beloved country. Because of the COVID-19 situation, we intensified our ministry on air, specially praying...

The Word for Today in Tetum

Our team in Timor-Leste translate The Word for Today into Tetum and both read it on air and make it available on their website. They received this encouraging feedback... Lola's mother always feels blessed by this program.  He [Lola] not only heard, but he asked us to...