Category Archives: Blog Post

The Fabric of Ministry

MAF’s Carolyn Monson began a ministry that helps local women earn a living


Carolyn Monson ran her hands across colorful bolts of fabric, admiring the new designs. As she made a pile of her favorites, her three children scurried about the store, weaving in and out of fabric displays.

At the counter, the owner greeted her warmly […]

Where Are You From?

Finding home in God.

“All right, I’d like everyone to share their name, their major, and where they’re from,” my professor said with a smile. It was a new semester at college, and I was sitting in one of my Bible classes when the inevitable “where are you from” question popped up, instantly filling me with […]

Not Your Typical Classroom

The crucial role MAF plays in Outdoor Education.

We sit in a circle on the damp grass, the smell of woodsmoke cutting through chilly mountain air. As we play a wild game of duck-duck-goose, laughter and excited shouts bring more and more kids running to join our group. These Papuan children and I don’t speak the […]