Author Archives: MAF

Look to the Heavens

One flight has unexpected consequences


By Nathan Fagerlie, an MAF pilot serving in Papua, Indonesia


When I landed in the village of Mokndoma, I could tell something was wrong.

“Can you help us?” said Tim Ingles, a missionary serving there. “We have a situation.”

Mokndoma is high in the mountains of Papua, Indonesia. I had flown there with Kevin […]

From the First Day Until Now

It’s been quite the year. And while there were some really hard and unexpected things, we can still praise God for working through MAF—and you—to bring the hope and love of Jesus to isolated people. We celebrated our 75th anniversary this past year and reflected on His unwavering faithfulness. Regardless of a global pandemic, the […]

Nov 16 – Nov 22, 2020

Those who guard their lips preserve their lives,
but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.
-Proverbs 13:3 (NIV)

Monday, November 16
Lord Jesus, please help us to guard our mouths from speaking rashly or unkindly. Your Word tells us that when we guard the words we speak, we preserve our lives.

Tuesday, November 17
Massive flooding and mudslides have […]

Power Source of Hope

By Joe Adams

Sefiri Sepheephee pressed end on his phone and plugged it into the power station in a stone rondavel (mokhoro) in Matsaile, Lesotho. Warm thoughts of his wife and young children back in the capital city, Maseru, filled his mind, offsetting the bitter cold of the mountain air fighting its way into the drafty […]

Nov 9 – Nov 15, 2020

Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.
-Nehemiah 8:10b (NIV)

Monday, November 9
The landscape of our lives seems full of loss and angst these days. There is much to tug on our hearts in 2020. But Yahweh, we’re grateful for Your brilliant joy that strengthens us. We choose to put our trust […]