Educating the whole child in remote Papuan villages
By Linda Ringenberg
Ibu Liza and I carefully picked our way around muddy patches of ground as we headed from the Siloam Clinic toward the Lantern of Hope School in the remote Papuan village of Nalca. Ibu Liza (Ibu means Mrs. in Indonesian but is used before the first […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
How many chickens can you fit in an MAF airplane?
I usually ride in to the hangar with my husband, Dave. That means that when he has an early flight, unless I can find another ride, I go in early as well. I don’t particularly enjoy arriving a couple of hours early, but on this particular […]
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 […]