Category Archives: Papua

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John Miller, Pokum, and a Guitar for God in Indonesia

Flight Follow | Season 1: Episode 1

 

 

John and Cora Lou Miller lived and served in Papua, Indonesia. Listen in as John speaks about the unusual cassowary bird, coming into contact with unreached people and their distrust of aircraft, and how a love of music can cross barriers of language. You also get a small sample […]

The Place We Are Found

How access to God’s Word has changed the ending for the Yali People

 

 

The Yali tribes gather together to pray in Apahapsili, Papua, Indonesia. Photo by Mark Hewes.

There is a village high in the mountains of Papua, Indonesia, called “Apahapsili.”

The name has several different meanings to the Yali people who live there, but today […]

Bringing Hope to the Suffering

How you are bringing hope to those who are suffering, in Mozambique and Indonesia

 

Thank you for making it possible for MAF to respond to the people of Mozambique in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai. We’re grateful for your partnership! Our crew has been busy on the ground and in the air these past few days.

Members […]

Update: Flooding in Sentani, Papua

MAF staff in Sentani, Papua, report that many are displaced and some have died due to heavy rains, flooding, and landslides in Sentani.

According to Mike Brown, MAF program manager in Papua, “Roads are getting cleared, but there are long waits to go just a few miles. The death toll I’m hearing is between 50 and […]

Emotional Tug-of-War

The countdown has begun. T-minus less than five months until we board the plane and head off to our first assignment with MAF in Indonesia.

These past several months have been a whirlwind of support raising and sharing our mission with as many people as possible. Jack is completing some additional aircraft maintenance training in order […]

Stuck in a Rut

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed,
for His compassions never fail.

They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.”
—Lamentations 3:22-23

 

I didn’t realize how deep the rut had grown until we started to spread our wings again.

Doing the same thing every day can sometimes be a comfort in a foreign […]