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Author Archives: Jeanelle Reider
Jeanelle Reider has served as a writer in MAF’s Major Funding and Planned Giving department since 2015. She loves communicating stories about how God takes the small, faithful offerings of His children and makes them into powerful expressions of His love for the world. Two of her favorite projects have been the MAF devotional "Retool" and the MAF prayer journal "Sweet Fragrances." Jeanelle is married to a pastor and finds great joy in helping encourage her congregation through worship music and serving alongside her husband.
Lifetimes of service make a lasting difference in Papua
It’s May 2010. MAF aircraft have brought visitors and copies of the first Kimyal New Testament to the village of Korupun in Papua, Indonesia. The people have celebrated and given heartfelt praise to God, overjoyed to finally have His Word in their heart language.
Tšepo’s pace slowed as he made his way down the street toward the two-room house where he lived with his mom and younger siblings. To his right, a tiny bar teemed with men who had been drinking all day. A few of his peers loitered outside the bar, their stances listless, their eyes dull.