Category Archives: Events

Idaho Gives

NAMPA, IDAHO—Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) will be participating in the second annual Idaho Gives on Thursday, May 1st. Idaho Gives is a one-day fundraising event to celebrate and support non-profit organizations across the state. This giving day raised $575,000 for over 500 Idaho non-profits last year. Supporters of MAF gave over $5,000 on Idaho Gives […]

So, what do you do?

What does the MAF president do?

Someone recently asked me this question, which made me wonder about the perceptions that people hold of those in nonprofit leadership positions, versus the reality.

John speaking at AirVenture.

The title President and CEO sounds quite glamorous. One might imagine that the leader of a global organization like MAF spends […]

AFRICA BOUND! MAF Dedicates Tornado-Damaged Plane For Service in the Congo

Rebuilt Cessna Grand Caravan will support mission and humanitarian work

Nampa, Idaho – Two years after it was badly damaged when a tornado touched down at an airshow, a Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft is beginning a new career as a missionary plane in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). 

In a ceremony today at its Nampa […]

After the RSVP

You’ve been invited.  Your RSVP is in the mail.  You have accepted Jesus’ invitation to His feast and you are on mission with God.

At Urbana, together we have dug into Scripture, seen Jesus’ power in the Gospel, worshipped Jesus who is worthy of our trust, our ambitions and our attention, and been challenged to respond […]

Why I Joined MAF?

Each year as potential MAF missionaries go through the candidate program, we find that the reasons they want to join MAF are as diverse as the backgrounds of the people themselves. Here are a few reasons MAF staff members gave as to why they chose to pursue missions with us:

Conrad & Heidi Hertzler (Mozambique) chose […]

Five Things To Love About Urbana

There’s a lot to love about Urbana, which is why there are around 16,000 college students showing up at this year’s conference. And really, what’s not to love about thousands of passionate, on-fire Christians spending concentrated time together seeking the Lord’s will for their lives.

But if we had to narrow it down, here’s how […]