Author Archives: Jennifer Wolf

Jennifer WolfJennifer Perry Wolf— “Jenn” —has been with Mission Aviation Fellowship since 2010, serving as a writer and resource coordinator in the Ministry Advancement department. She unearths stories from the field, writes for the ministry’s various publications—FlightWatch, Boarding Pass, and the web—and oversees the MAF blog contributors. Jenn has been known to tweet as @whatignitesus and posts on Instagram as @thesparkthatignites.us. Feel free to follow her. And check out her new personal podcast at www.thesparkthatignites.us and her blog at www.callwhenyougetthere.com.

Skate for a Cause – Save the Date!

Would you believe there’s an outdoor winter activity that’s fun for the whole family and supports Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) too?!

On Tuesday night, January 26, 2021, Treasure Valley residents can bundle up for ice skating at Indian Creek Plaza in downtown Caldwell. A portion of admission proceeds will benefit MAF. The more people that purchase […]

Ministry Spotlight: Steve and Lindsay Bilimek

“Being a teacher with MAF is so much more than a day job,” says Steve Bilimek, who serves at MAF’s Peningki Hill School in Tarakan. “It has been a tremendous blessing to not just be a teacher to these kids, but to be their uncle, coach, teammate, mentor, and friend. We get to do life […]

Journey to the Future

By Jeanelle Reider

 

Eight anxious young passengers gave one last hug to their hopeful parents, took a deep breath as the MAF pilot buckled their seatbelts, and watched their village disappear from view. As the airplane rose higher above the mountains, tears trickled down their cheeks. Each child silently wondered: what will happen to me now?

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Sorrow to Joy

What happens when death and despair collide with everlasting hope

 

It was May 11, and the first day of a planned staycation for MAF president David Holsten. He and his family were hiking when he got the call: Joyce Lin’s airplane had gone down in Lake Sentani.

In his earlier MAF years as a chief pilot in […]

MAF Responds in the Wake of Hurricanes Eta and Iota

How your generosity brought hope amidst devastation in Central America

 

“We were blessed to serve those suffering from extensive wind damage, flooding, and landslides that affected hundreds of thousands of people. Homes were gone, crops destroyed, and livelihoods lost in many areas,” said John Woodberry, Mission Aviation Fellowship’s director of global disaster response.

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Truth that Lasts

One family’s faithfulness leads to lasting transformation in the Congo

As the passengers stepped off the MAF airplane, a large crowd welcomed them with joyful singing and clapping. Then they walked along a dirt path to the village of Mbongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Grings family members arrive at the Ipope […]