Author Archives: Paul and Carol Bergen

Paul and Carol BergenPaul and Carol Bergen have served with MAF since 1980. They spent 10 years based in Irian Jaya (now Papua), Indonesia, before relocating to headquarters in 1991. Today Paul is manager of the Aviation Training department. As a flight trainer and evaluator, his main goal is getting MAF pilots field-ready so they can serve overseas. Carol also serves at headquarters as an administrative assistant in the IT department. To learn more about their ministry, visit

Flight Training Beyond the Airstrip Name

Badly Airstrip

On the corner near the MAF headquarters, there’s a firehouse with a reader board out front that says, Plan your Fire Escape. It’s a good reminder to be ready for the unexpected. As MAF flight trainers, we train our pilots for the “expected” but to also plan for the “unexpected.” We train […]