MAF helps bring discipleship ministry to remote community
By Natalie Holsten
As the tropical sun beat down on the village of Long Pujungan, young children filed into the church building by ones and twos, freshly bathed and ready to learn.
They gathered at the front of the church, sitting on the floor in a semicircle, little folding desks […]
Experience one of the most remote villages MAF serves in Kalimantan, Indonesia
There’s an extra seat on a flight to the village of Long Sule (SOO-lay). Care to join us?
You’re strapped into the middle seat on the left side, directly behind pilot Tyler Schmidt. A few minutes after takeoff from the island of Tarakan, you leave […]
An MAF writer visits remote villages by airplane and boat, and gains a renewed appreciation for the ministry.
Long Pujungan River in the heart of Borneo. Photo by Natalie Holsten.
By Natalie Holsten
This summer I had the opportunity to return to Kalimantan, Indonesia, where my husband David and I, along with our four kids, spent […]
“Being a teacher with MAF is so much more than a day job,” says Steve Bilimek, who serves at MAF’s Peningki Hill School in Tarakan. “It has been a tremendous blessing to not just be a teacher to these kids, but to be their uncle, coach, teammate, mentor, and friend. We get to do life […]
Tiffany Brame has a thing for languages. She’s taught herself several and is currently learning Indonesian as she prepares to serve with MAF as a maintenance specialist in Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Reading the biographies of Nate Saint and Betty Greene in junior high inspired Tiffany in junior high to use her own skills for God’s glory. She […]
Flight Follow | Season 1: Episode 5
Imagine a small Cessna aircraft, PK-MCB, serving the Church and missions for almost 50 years in Kalimantan, Indonesia, on the rugged island of Borneo. Now imagine if that airplane could talk, the stories it could tell. We’ve brought you the next best thing: stories from the pilots that flew […]