Written by Peter Santana
Peter is an MAF pilot serving with his family in Papua, Indonesia. He wrote this story back in March and we’re sharing it here in hopes that it will encourage you.
It was another beautiful morning in the mountains of Papua, Indonesia, as fellow pilot Tom Bolser and I started our descent […]
The birth of the church in Dem Land
By Natalie Holsten
In the early months of this year, while the world was consumed with the chaos of global events, something amazing was happening in Bina, a small hamlet in the mountains of Papua, Indonesia.
A church was born.
A Dem woman with her children. Photo by Angie […]
“We’ve always known, after we got married in 2000, that we were called to do missions work,” said Stephanie Kramer. “We often looked at organizations and tried to make them work for either one of us. But this was the first time that both of our giftings came together in a job that we could […]
Conservation flights provide unique opportunities
MAF pilot Jon Cadd has flown 300 feet over jungles in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) more times than he can count. His passengers—park officials, game wardens, and conservationists—keenly spot and count elephants, buffalo, hippos, rhinos and even mongooses and pythons.
These are some of Jon’s favorite […]
How your support is making it possible for the light of Christ to shine in a remote valley
Just before 7 a.m. at his home in Maseru, Lesotho, Matthew Monson pops the hood on his car and sprays the engine with Quick Start so it will turn over. His wife and three young children are barely […]
Flexibility and ingenuity enabled plane maintenance to continue in east DRC despite lockdowns and curfews
Story by Natalie Holsten
What do a truck of bananas, a dugout canoe, a river crossing, and a local chief have to do with airplane maintenance?
In the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (EDRC), these were the links in the chain that […]