Category Archives: Continent

Peace in the Going

Note: Rebecca and her family will be moving this summer after 14 years in Indonesia.   

 

We’re going now. This is goodbye. Or, in Indonesian, if we’re the ones going, we say to you, “Selamat tinggal. Peace as you stay.” And then you, the ones staying, tell us, “Selamat jalan. Peace as you go.”

Indonesia, you’ve given each […]

A Mother’s Blessing

An MAF pilot flies his mom and their ministries converge to bring life-saving medical training to Congolese doctors and nurses.

 

Photo by Stephen Hale.

“Mom, this is surreal. How does this happen?” said MAF pilot Stephen Hale to his mother, who was in the co-pilot seat next to him in the Democratic Republic of the […]

Processing Cyclone Idai

I just returned home from Beira, Mozambique, after helping with the MAF response to Cyclone Idai. We showed up on the first day the Beira Airport reopened after being battered by the storm. We arrived on our Cessna Caravan that is normally based in Nampula, in the northern part of the country. The emergency response […]

“What Can I Do About So Many People?”

How you spread the love of Christ, and hope, through MAF in the wake of violence

 

In the aftermath of tragedy, Jesus went up to a remote place to be with His Father. Soon He was surrounded by people in need. He went over to them and healed them. As the day turned into night, His […]

Greener Pastures

Jaclyn serves with MAF in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Here, she shares how a visit to another MAF program caused the green-eyed monster to raise its ugly head.

 

No way. What?!

You have uninterrupted electricity for weeks . . . sometimes MONTHS at a time?!

It gets cool enough that you actually get to put on […]