By Maddison Souza, an MAF staff member serving with Alas de Socorro del Ecuador (ADSE – an MAF affiliate) in Shell, Ecuador.
Something that we really struggled with when we first moved to Ecuador was feeling like we didn’t belong. We were the new people and the only foreigners on our team here at ADSE, and […]
An injured man is carried to an MAF airplane in Jeremie, Haiti, for transport to a hospital in Port-au-Prince. Photo courtesy of Haiti Bible Mission.
As most of you have heard, on August 14, devastation struck Haiti in the form of a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that has leveled hospitals, homes, and businesses.
Over 2,200 people […]
Story by Joel Geaslen, an MAF pilot serving with his family in Papua, Indonesia.
For the first time in a long time, I sat behind the controls of the airplane. My instructor began to teach me the unique aspects of flying in Papua such as navigating between mountains, learning new weather patterns, and most of all, […]
How your generosity is sending help, hope, and healing to people in the midst of a terrible crisis
By Jennifer Wolf
A six-year-old Mozambican girl frantically wrapped her 3-month-old sister around her back. She could not fight the men who had just killed her mother, but she could run.
Grabbing her younger brother by the hand, she fled […]
Where Love and Suffering Meet
By Jeanelle Reider
Jamie Dimon often wonders what Baby Grace’s life is like now.
As is true of many children born in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Baby Grace was thrust into tragic circumstances at birth. Her mother, faced with the prospect of raising a child whose father was not […]
How the daughter of MAF missionaries continues to support the ministry through planned giving
By Natalie Holsten
“I just grew up with MAF.”
Debbie Lowrance is the daughter of pioneering MAF missionaries, Hobey and Olivia Lowrance, who served in several Latin American countries, southeast and central Asia, and MAF’s headquarters.
Debbie is not only an MAF “missionary kid” but […]