When the missionaries arrived they were astonished by what they found. The local people believed in impulsive spirits who ruled over every aspect of their daily lives. They lived in fear. Any omen could be disastrous.
The locals initially thought the missionaries were gods and prepared animal sacrifices.
“Friends, why are you doing this?” the missionaries declared. […]
“Even when I am old and gray,
do not forsake me, my God,
till I declare your power to the next generation,
your mighty acts to all who are to come.” Psalm 71:18
My biggest fans have been, and will always be, my parents. No matter what any of us kids wanted to do in life, they […]
I’ve recently returned to my comfortable cubicle here at MAF headquarters after spending two weeks at our program in Lesotho (Africa). I’m trying to hold on to the incredible moments I experienced there, but even now I find them slipping away. Some of those moments don’t even seem real!
How is it possible that I did […]
A hungry hyena and a dental team lead to a career highlight for one MAF maintenance specialist
Story by Roger Clark
The tail of the airplane wasn’t just damaged. It had been eaten. I was in central Mozambique helping with a long inspection of an MAF Cessna 206 when the call came in from the Niassa Game […]
In mid-March, Cyclone Idai hit central Mozambique around the city of Beira. Just weeks later, Cyclone Kenneth hit northern Mozambique north of the city of Pemba. Being located in Nampula, north of Beira and south of Pemba, MAF was uniquely positioned to be among the very first on the scene to help with both disasters.
Flight Follow | Season 2: Episode 2
In this episode, we talk with John Woodberry & Rick Emenaker, members of MAF’s Disaster Response (DR) Team, about how MAF is able to quickly and efficiently respond to a natural disaster or crisis—and be the hands and feet of Jesus to comfort those who are suffering. We also […]