Category Archives: Continent

Fruitful Partnerships 

You are one of many partners whom God is using to make young disciples of Christ in the DR Congo

 

By Jennifer Wolf

In October of 2021, a team of four disembarked the MAF Cessna Caravan at the Mbandaka Airport, in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo. Their flight from Kinshasa had covered 362 miles and […]

Ministry Spotlight: Luke and Amy Nelson  

The Nelson family.

“All of my favorite instructors were from MAF,” said Luke Nelson, describing his flight training at Moody Aviation in Spokane, WA, and one of the reasons he chose to serve with Mission Aviation Fellowship.

Luke and his wife, Amy, had both wanted to be missionaries when they were kids, even though neither […]

For His Purpose  

The O’Brien family on the rooftop of their former apartment in Dakar, Senegal.*

How God provided for and confirmed a young boy’s calling so he could serve the Congolese people

 

By Jennifer Wolf

Twelve-year-old Jacob O’Brien walked through the double doors at MAF headquarters in Nampa, Idaho, with his junior high class. There in the lobby […]

Hope through Health Care and Evangelism

Story by Chad Dimon, an MAF pilot/mechanic who served with his family in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Last June, Chad transported a group of CECA-20 Church (Evangelical Community in Central Africa) pastors and Samaritan’s Purse leaders to the northern tip of the DRC, near the Sudanese border. He was able to […]

Ministry Spotlight: Juan Carlos and Johanna Portillo

The Portillo family.

For over 20 years, Juan Carlos and Johanna Portillo have served with MAF as a pilot mechanic family in three MAF affiliates—organizations that were founded by MAF but now are operated by local people. They began their ministry in 1998, working as national staff with MAF affiliate AGAPE in Guatemala. They […]