Always Praising the Lord

Staff Profile:  Lilas M.R. Upoy, Booking Officer for MAF in east DRC


Story by Annaleis Woodsum, an MAF missionary preparing to serve at the base in Nyankunde, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).


Relationships are paramount in Africa. For this reason, building up the national staff and strengthening relationships are high priorities for MAF.

One of […]

August 13 – August 19, 2018

He who heeds instruction and correction is [not only himself] in the way of life [but also] is a way of life for others.
-Proverbs 10:17a (AMPC)

Monday, August 13
Thank You, Heavenly Father, for being our good Teacher through Your Word, other people, and through trials of all sorts. May we receive instruction and correction well. And […]

Continuing the Story

We thought you’d enjoy this devotion, written by Tom Howard just before striking out on a “new beginning.”  


Last week seven new MAF-US missionary families were appointed. That’s always exciting, but somehow more so for me this time. You see, Friday is the last day my wife Valli and I will be MAF career staff. We […]

July 30 – August 5, 2018

“And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.”
-Matthew 6:28 (NIV)

Monday, July 30
Holy Creator God, thank You for taking such good care of us. You see our every need and fill our lives with Your beautiful life, even when our immediate circumstances seem […]

Our Lives, His Gardens

Are you growing a vegetable garden right now, or maybe a flower garden? Me too! I find gardening so satisfying. There’s something wonderful about digging in the dirt, watching plants grow, trimming them into pleasing shapes, cleaning out the weeds, and seeing the good results of a fertilized and well-watered garden. I love studying what […]