MAF celebrates with Bible translators in the DRC
Imagine what it must be like to hold the Bible in a language you can understand for the first time. Can you imagine what it would be like for Moses, David, Jesus, the Apostles, and so many amazing passages to leap off the pages and into your heart? […]
Landmines are usually something one would try to avoid. But recently I met people who look for them on purpose! They are often on their hands and knees with small shovels and wearing protective plating and helmets. These are the brave and courageous staff of the demining organization, HALO.
I had the opportunity to spend a […]
You are helping MAF support years-long Bible translation efforts in the Congo
The Logo-language New Testament. Photo by Ashley Petersen.
In March of this year, MAF airplanes landed at the Todro airstrip, bringing translators, church leaders, and other special guests to join a crowd of over 3,000 people. They waited in breathless anticipation as dancers and […]
The security situation where we live degraded last week, here in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It’s all “part of doing business” for overseas missionaries, but still there is something inside our human hearts which reminds us that this unrest isn’t normal. It’s also a good reaffirmation of one of the reasons why we are […]
An MAF flight made it possible for a Bible translation consultant to complete her training
Sarah Casson, a Bible translator with SIL in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), shares this account of an MAF flight that made a big difference both for her and some important translation checking on the book of Genesis.