Category Archives: Community Development

Come to the Table

You are helping MAF serve the physical needs of isolated people.

 

Jesus has striking words for guests at a party thrown by an important Pharisee.

“But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection […]

Remembering a Faithful Airplane

An Indonesian woman remembers the impact a small red and white airplane made on her life—and the lives of so many others.

 

“When I was little, I wondered how an airplane could fly if it couldn’t breathe,” said Yunike Hermanus.

Yunike and I were talking about the Cessna 185 with the affectionate name of “Charlie Brown” that […]

Opportunities to Serve

Story submitted by an MAF missionary serving in Haiti. 

 

I love reading some of the other MAF families’ blogs and newsletters. They relay stories of how MAF aircraft have impacted lives and communities, or how MAF’s technology solutions are aiding the spread of the Gospel. While aviation and technology are wonderful, powerful tools, it’s the people behind them […]

Mining for Mines

Landmines are usually something one would try to avoid. But recently I met people who look for them on purpose! They are often on their hands and knees with small shovels and wearing protective plating and helmets. These are the brave and courageous staff of the demining organization, HALO.

I had the opportunity to spend a […]