Category Archives: Papua

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Staying Power

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 […]

Real Change

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. […]

Wonderful Words!

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 […]

Beauty in the Flood

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 […]

Unshakable Trust in a Faithful God

Flight Follow | Season 1: Episode 4

 

In this episode, we visit with Jean Wunsch and hear about her life as a missionary kid in Africa, and later as an MAF missionary in Indonesia and the U.S. Along the way, personal loss, illness, and injuries (and a fear of heights) could have derailed her, were it […]