How access to God’s Word has changed the ending for the Yali People
The Yali tribes gather together to pray in Apahapsili, Papua, Indonesia. Photo by Mark Hewes.
There is a village high in the mountains of Papua, Indonesia, called “Apahapsili.”
The name has several different meanings to the Yali people who live there, but today […]
MAF flights bring trainers to remote villages to teach culturally relevant Bible story-telling methods
“It doesn’t get much better than this.”
Brad Hopkins, our MAF pilot—and my husband—pointed at the clear blue sky out of the floatplane window. I glanced at my notes: Kuala Kurun—that’s the name of the jungle town to which we were headed.
“Just a […]
With doors opening, and your help, now is the time for an unreached tribe in Indonesia to hear about Jesus
MAF pilot Jeremiah Hartin banked the KODIAK aircraft, and his passengers’ hearts began to beat a little faster. Far below them, tucked into the edge of trees near the shore of a lake, was a single […]
You are helping MAF support years-long Bible translation efforts in the Congo
The Logo-language New Testament. Photo by Ashley Petersen.
In March of this year, MAF airplanes landed at the Todro airstrip, bringing translators, church leaders, and other special guests to join a crowd of over 3,000 people. They waited in breathless anticipation as dancers […]
In March MAF’s Cessna Caravan 9Q-CMP had the wonderful privilege of flying for two New Testament dedications in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
9Q-CMP spent several days transporting church leaders and other guests to and from the villages of Todro and Isiro for the dedication ceremonies of the Bible being translated into the Logo and […]
My first Bible was a Precious Moments Bible that my parents were given when I was born. I can remember flipping through pages, looking at the simple illustrations of David as a shepherd boy and Jesus in the manger—in true Precious Moments style—when I was bored during long sermons. When I turned 13, I asked […]