Author Archives: Linda Ringenberg

Linda RingenbergLinda and her husband Dave have served with MAF since 1997. They have three children, Hannah Joy (who preceded them to heaven in 2002), C.J., and Ryan. Dave and Linda have worked in Kalimantan, Indonesia, at MAF headquarters in Nampa, and are currently serving the people of Papua, Indonesia. Linda enjoys caring for her family, being involved in ladies’ Bible study, reading, and writing (when she gets the chance!). Learn more about the Ringenberg family and their life in Indonesia serving with Mission Aviation Fellowship.

Beauty in the Flood

The Lord sits enthroned over the flood” — Psalm 29:10a


That Saturday night seemed like any other. It began raining around 5:30 p.m., like it had for many weeks during this extreme rainy season. Even though I had a scary experience with running into some flooding while taking a friend back up to school around […]

A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving

“But I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving.” —Jonah 2:9a

Thanksgiving has just slipped by silently in Indonesia. MAF doesn’t take Thursday or Friday off because Thanksgiving is not celebrated here. This year we gathered with several MAF families on Friday evening for a traditional feast, replacing turkey with chicken. For […]

Lessons from a Lovebird

“Surely you desire truth in the inner parts…” Psalm 51:6a

Yesterday was a slightly traumatic day for our household here in Indonesia as our male lovebird, Fifi, (Yes, there’s a story behind that name) suddenly died. We lay the little cardboard box containing Fifi in the ground and my husband scooped dirt over it as tears […]