An MAF mother and daughter accompany a long-time missionary in Papua and witness what happens when lives are transformed by the gospel.
Anja van Dijk and her daughter, Janieke, MAF missionaries, could see meandering rivers, swamps, and tropical forest from the window of the MAF airplane as they soared over the Mamberamo region of Papua, […]
A strong calling and a fulfilling ministry, plus the support of the MAF Family, helped this single missionary stick it out for the long haul.
A small MAF Cessna airplane touched down in a remote village in the highlands of Papua (then Irian Jaya), Indonesia. Lois Belsey, a 26-year-old Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) missionary from […]
How missionaries, an airstrip, MAF airplanes, a school, and a clinic are being used by God to change the ending for the Moi people
“My baby’s dying. Can you help?”
Stephen and Carolyn Crockett*, missionaries among the Moi people in a remote village of Papua, Indonesia, were often awakened at night by the cries of desperate parents. […]
She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her:
“You are the God who sees me.” —Genesis 16:13
The head of our household is away again for another week, and I am “holding down the fort.” What an interesting phrase. Doing it is as exhausting as it sounds. Alone—no one to share the […]
Bringing a New Testament to the Moskona people.
“These are wonderful words! I have never understood what they were supposed to mean but now in my language they are so clear — so beautiful! The people in the village will be able to understand this at last! This is so good I don’t want to stop […]
“The Lord sits enthroned over the flood” — Psalm 29:10a
That Saturday night seemed like any other. It began raining around 5:30 p.m., like it had for many weeks during this extreme rainy season. Even though I had a scary experience with running into some flooding while taking a friend back up to school around […]