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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
When loved ones are called to serve overseas
By Jeanelle Reider
Jake and Ada Breugem had no doubt God had called their daughter and her family to serve with MAF in the South American country of Suriname. But that didn’t make it easy to let them go.
As they thought about the moment when they would have to […]
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 […]