Category Archives: Blog Post

Isolation Remains

An MAF writer visits remote villages by airplane and boat, and gains a renewed appreciation for the ministry.

Long Pujungan River in the heart of Borneo. Photo by Natalie Holsten.


By Natalie Holsten

This summer I had the opportunity to return to Kalimantan, Indonesia, where my husband David and I, along with our four kids, spent […]

Ministry Spotlight: Matt and Beth Wisch

Thriving in careers they enjoyed, Matt and Beth Wisch thought they would always be senders, supporting their church and missions. They never imagined working for a mission organization, let alone an aviation one. But now they are preparing to do just that.

Matt will lead MAF’s IT efforts in Africa, overseeing IT infrastructure, VSAT terminals, servers, […]

Persevering in hard places

MAF continues to serve in Haiti amidst prolonged upheaval


By Natalie Holsten

Just over a week after a devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked southwestern Haiti, MAF pilot Eric Fagerland landed in the town of Jérémie with a load of relief supplies.

As Eric prepared to unload the plane, Mark Stockeland of Haiti Bible Mission grabbed him by the […]

Thinking Outside the Box

How God opened the door for one couple to support the mission of MAF in an unexpected way


When John and Joanne* first heard about asset-based giving, they dismissed the idea, thinking, “Well, we don’t have anything.”

For years, God had been growing in them a heart for missions. As a young adult, Joanne had traveled to […]

Pray for Haiti

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 […]