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.

No Turning Back

Our family recently returned to Papua after a four month furlough in the States. Many transitions during our overseas term had left us tired. We relished furlough. We enjoyed travelling around the States and visiting friends and family. The roads seemed so wide, and the traffic so orderly (even in Southern California)! People followed rules, […]

Barang Sale Lesson

Recently, God taught me a lesson through my nine-year-old son. Our international school here in Papua hosts a biannual “barang” sale, which is like a yard sale. You can rent a table and sell your “stuff.” The local people love it because it’s a chance for them to shop around for Western things. Our youngest […]

Holiday Hallucinations

Okay, so I had a really weird moment today at the pasar (our local market). Something washed over me amid the oppressive heat, and the crowds of people squeezing past me and, yes, even the smells, which I won’t mention. All of a sudden I felt like it was Thanksgiving. For just a brief moment […]