One family’s faithfulness leads to lasting transformation in the Congo
As the passengers stepped off the MAF airplane, a large crowd welcomed them with joyful singing and clapping. Then they walked along a dirt path to the village of Mbongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Grings family members arrive at the Ipope […]
How one MAF couple builds bridges in their neighborhood
The angry shouts of the men circling her car were drowned out by the frantic crying of baby Otis in the back seat. Their forceful gestures commanded her to open the door.
Nicole de Jongh rolled down the window a fraction of an inch to hear their words. […]
An MAF pilot flies his mom and their ministries converge to bring life-saving medical training to Congolese doctors and nurses.
Photo by Stephen Hale.
“Mom, this is surreal. How does this happen?” said MAF pilot Stephen Hale to his mother, who was in the co-pilot seat next to him in the Democratic Republic of the […]
A glimpse at how you help MAF staff leave a lasting legacy
Garth Pederson, a long-time pilot with MAF, handed the keys to his motorcycle over to Dan Grings, who serves in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Dan, a third-generation missionary, plans to use the bike to return to the place he was born […]
Jaclyn serves with MAF in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Here, she shares how a visit to another MAF program caused the green-eyed monster to raise its ugly head.
No way. What?!
You have uninterrupted electricity for weeks . . . sometimes MONTHS at a time?!
It gets cool enough that you actually get to put on […]
“Is it worth it? Is having a visitor from home really worth all the time and money spent getting there?”
We were asked this question by our home church a few months ago. Naively, we smiled and nodded and affirmed casually that yes, it would be just fabulous to have someone come and see what we […]