Category Archives: West

Truth that Lasts

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 […]

Unseen Potential in a Traffic Stop

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. […]

A Mother’s Blessing

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 […]

Greener Pastures

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 […]