Category Archives: Church Support

Hard Things, but a Good God

How people like you are making a difference in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

By: Jennifer Wolf
 
You may have read our FlightWatch story, or seen us post about how our team in eastern DRC is helping to address a nearby crisis. Nearly 100,000 people recently fled terrible violence and are living in makeshift camps, […]

Solo yet Not Alone

Story by Jeremy Toews, an MAF pilot in Kalimantan, Indonesia.

As I walked out to the little red and white airplane loaded floor-to-ceiling for my first solo flight as an MAF pilot in Borneo, I found it hard to believe the day had finally come. My first assignment was to deliver 730 pounds of supplies to […]

The Power of Integrity

David McCleery, MAF’s Latin America Regional Director, just shared with me an unusual ministry report from the Shuar tribe, an indigenous group I flew for in Ecuador’s Amazon jungle. One of their pastors might’ve seen it this way …

Felipe watched out the airplane window as the tire struck the airstrip’s dirt and started spinning. He […]

Airborne Encouragement

The game is very simple: fly over Merrill’s house undetected. Practically, that means before she can get to the radio saying she’s spotted me. If I’m spotted before I can pass her house, she wins; get past her house before the familiar “Nice try,” then I win.

It’s quite difficult to win, however—Merrill lives deep in […]

We need MAF to reach this place

“My name is Roland, I’m a doctor and also a staff member of the Baliem Mission Center. The Baliem Mission Center is a non-profit organization that desires to spread the Gospel and help mankind.

Right now, we are in a very, very small village in Papua. We are very happy to serve here and help the […]

100 Years after the Gospel’s Arrival

Missionaries return to a Congolese village to build on the legacy of their grandparents—and share the love of Christ.

The greeting at Ipope, western DR Congo.

The singing began even before our Cessna Caravan shut down. A few hundred people had gathered in the middle of nowhere on a small dirt and grass strip to welcome […]