Cory and Annaleis Woodsum love adventure—their relationship began at a rock climbing ministry at Joshua Tree National Park where they were both instructors. Now, as MAF prefielders, the couple faces another challenge: moving to another country and embracing a new culture.
This adventure began in 1996, when Cory toured the MAF headquarters. He was just learning […]
When life’s detours got in the way of pursuing their dream of joining MAF, Jacob and Audrey Miller found that God had been preparing them for that very thing.
Jacob knew he wanted to be an MAF pilot; Audrey wanted to serve in Africa. But then, life happened—starting a family, paying the bills, steady jobs, the […]
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 […]
Story by MAF pilot/mechanic Dave Petersen, who serves in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo with his wife, Ashley. It’s not just airplanes that need fixing, as Dave explains here.
If there is one thing that can be said about our life here in Nyankunde, it is that there is always something to be fixed. […]
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? […]
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 […]