Category Archives: Education

Lantern of Hope Schools

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 […]

Connecting Friends

Neheng and Sebongile enjoying their M&Ms, and pilot Justin Honaker

Sebongile and Neheng are two of my favorite people. The best of friends with a lot common, they are the same age and go to the same school. They’re also MAF frequent flyers. And, they are both mute and deaf. However, for all the […]

What it’s like to be an MAF MK Teacher

What’s it like to teach MAF MKs (missionary kids) at a small school in Kalimantan, Indonesia, on the tropical island of Borneo? Well, class is in session, so let’s just show you.

You’ll get to…

There you have it. All this and on a beautiful, tropical island. Doesn’t that sound inviting? Learn the ABCs about serving overseas […]

Reaching and Teaching Overseas

I have served as a teacher in public education for a number of years and have developed a certain perspective for what student excellence looks like. This year I am teaching middle school math at an international K-12 school providing a Christian education in Central Asia. My students embody a different level of excellence, as […]

God Provides Christian Training Materials in Latin America

San Jose, Costa Rica – June 15, 2013 – So many pastors in Latin America are extremely poor. They are seldom able to buy books or learning materials, and some one million Latin American pastors have very little theological education.

Thanks to a connection that MAF’s Mauricio Sanchez made with a Christian organization in Spain, the […]

Partners in Congo

Awhile back I had the opportunity to accompany my program manager and a ministry consultant to Beni, a city in eastern DR Congo. They were going to meet with the director of the Université Chrétienne Bilingue du Congo (Bilingual Christian University of Congo), and hear his vision for ministry in DRC. I was going along […]