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.

Flight Path to Possibilities

How a lifelong relationship with MAF missionaries and God’s calling are bearing fruit in a young Haitian man’s life.

 

On a Sunday in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Zacharie François got a call from one of the MAF pilots at the hangar. The starter generator on the Cessna Caravan was smoking.

Zacharie, the first Haitian to graduate from the School […]

For His Purpose  

The O’Brien family on the rooftop of their former apartment in Dakar, Senegal.*

How God provided for and confirmed a young boy’s calling so he could serve the Congolese people

 

By Jennifer Wolf

Twelve-year-old Jacob O’Brien walked through the double doors at MAF headquarters in Nampa, Idaho, with his junior high class. There in the lobby […]

Where Passion and Preparation Meet

MAF is committed to strengthening foreign staff and preparing them to follow the Lord’s call

 

By Jennifer Wolf

“The pilot went full throttle and we were rolling down the runway. My heart started beating fast and I wanted to be up front doing that, experiencing that over and over again,” said Rickson Poki, describing the first time […]

From Terror to Truth

How your generosity is sending help, hope, and healing to people in the midst of a terrible crisis

 

By Jennifer Wolf

A six-year-old Mozambican girl frantically wrapped her 3-month-old sister around her back. She could not fight the men who had just killed her mother, but she could run.

Grabbing her younger brother by the hand, she fled […]

On Approach

A unique perspective on how MAF donors support the “long approach” to Bible translation

 

Story by Gene Arnold, MAF staff on-loan to Moody Aviation Institute’s missionary aviation training program in Spokane, WA.

 

This season I am teaching instrument flight to our senior class. Instrument flying allows a pilot to navigate through the clouds and other weather without […]