What telling MAF’s story taught me about following God
By Chris Burgess
One day in the summer of 2020, I walked out of my home office/laundry room, plopped onto our couch, and put my head in my hands. The email I had opened seemed like the final blow to a sputtering documentary film project. Four years of […]
By Natalie Holsten
“My mission field is the students and their parents,” said teacher Katherine Mosher. Katherine has taught missionary kids for seven years with MAF, serving at Hillcrest International School (HIS) in Sentani, Indonesia, and its satellite school in Wamena.
Raised by Christian parents in Snoqualmie, Washington, Katherine had an early interest in missions after her […]
To what lengths will a village go to find God?
By Jennifer Wolf
One day in 2012, a few men from Bina, a village in the highlands of Papua, Indonesia, started a two-day trek to traverse a huge valley. When they reached the rushing river in the middle, they stepped barefoot and sure-footedly on a narrow vine […]
An introduction to an isolated tribe featured in the new documentary Ends of the Earth
The hamlet of Mokndoma sits high in the mountains of Papua, the western half of the island of New Guinea in Asia Pacific. With no roads and limited government exposure, there has been little influence from the outside world.
You won’t find […]
Story by Heather Marx, an MAF missionary serving at MAF’s Nabire base in Papua, Indonesia. Here, she captures some of the recent ways she and her pilot husband have been blessed by and show care for those they serve.
Heather Marx, right, with Maggie and two of her kids in Otodemo. (The airplane, PK-MAG, […]
Story by Joel Geaslen, an MAF pilot serving with his family in Papua, Indonesia.
For the first time in a long time, I sat behind the controls of the airplane. My instructor began to teach me the unique aspects of flying in Papua such as navigating between mountains, learning new weather patterns, and most of all, […]