Author Archives: Chris Burgess

Chris BurgessChris Burgess is the editorial and content manager in the Ministry Advancement department at MAF. Chris and his family relocated to Idaho from Colorado Springs where he was the editorial director for Lux Creative, a marketing agency that served clients such as Compassion International, LifeWay Christian Resources, and the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Tech Corner: Drones

Will drones make MAF obsolete?

“Drones can be a complimentary tool to our existing aircraft,” said Danny Hulls, MAF application administrator and former pilot. “They would never replace MAF’s traditional aviation services, but they will be an effective tool.”

Case in point: the drone airstrip survey.

School children watch a drone flown by Danny Hulls at […]

It Takes a Village

Local MAF staff, an American missionary pilot, and donors like YOU helped save a baby’s life in Lesotho.

 

Bryan Eygabroad landed his Cessna 206 at the Lebakeng airstrip high in the mountains of Lesotho. He was unloading cargo when he overheard a group of nurses from the local clinic chattering excitedly in a mix of Sesotho […]

Patches of Hope

Your support makes it possible for new airstrips to allow Christ’s love to be shared.

 

Sometimes change happens gradually. Bible translations take years. Breaking the stronghold of spiritual oppression can take generations.

But there are times when transformation can be seen immediately.

Such is the case when an MAF airplane is finally able to touch down on a […]

Introducing David Holsten

MAF’s new president steps into the next chapter of God’s story.

 

“Who am I to be asked to step into this role?”

That question ran through David Holsten’s mind when the MAF Board of Directors formally asked him to consider becoming MAF’s next President and CEO. Thoughts of the incredible legacy of this 73-year-old organization and the […]

“What Can I Do About So Many People?”

How you spread the love of Christ, and hope, through MAF in the wake of violence

 

In the aftermath of tragedy, Jesus went up to a remote place to be with His Father. Soon He was surrounded by people in need. He went over to them and healed them. As the day turned into night, His […]