Author Archives: Jennifer Wolf

Jennifer WolfJennifer Perry Wolf — Jennifer “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 @jenncallinghome and post an occasional picture on Instagram. Feel free to follow her.

Two Lives, One Mission

An Indonesian boy and a Dutch missionary kid grow up and find that their lives—and ministries—intersect once again.

 

Lush, green mountaintops peek through an early morning mist in the highlands of Papua, Indonesia. The fog covers an unused airstrip in one community—Pass Valley. MAF’s services are no longer needed there as a road now leads to […]

Ministry Spotlight: Jacob and Audrey Miller

When life’s detours got in the way of pursuing their dream of joining MAF, Jacob and Audrey Miller found that God had been preparing them for that very thing.

Jacob knew he wanted to be an MAF pilot; Audrey wanted to serve in Africa. But then, life happened—starting a family, paying the bills, steady jobs, the […]

Ministry Spotlight: Finishing Well Initiative

Karlene Stehling’s days as a young MAF wife in Shell, Ecuador were busy—flight-following for the MAF pilots, keeping an eye on her toddler son, bookkeeping, and hosting visiting missionaries. After 12 years in Ecuador, she and her late husband, Joe, were assigned to serve at MAF headquarters.

Today Karlene’s ministry looks quite different. She assesses all […]

When Every Breath Counts

When a young boy couldn’t breathe, you made a difference through an MAF flight.

 

“Sadrak came down with a respiratory virus and it turned into a respiratory emergency,” said Trevor Johnson with HeartCry Missionary Society. “We thought Sadrak was going to die.”

Trevor and his family live among and minister to the Korowai tribe in the village […]

A Riveting Good Time!

One volunteer vs. thousands of rivets

 

JB Bermudez-Koch holds one of the drawers that house the rivets he rescued. Thank you, JB! Photo by Paul O’Brien.

 

Back in 2006, when he was 12 years old, JB Bermudez-Koch and his mother, Genevieve Kelly, paid a visit to Mission Aviation Fellowship’s (MAF) headquarters in Nampa, Idaho. JB’s family […]