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 […]
MAF comes alongside those who have experienced unthinkable tragedy in the DRC
By Jeanelle Reider
You wouldn’t know it by Mama Celestine’s face.
As she enters her immaculate 7×10 foot mud hut, an infant strapped to her back, her serene smile warms up the room.
You wouldn’t know it from Papa Mambo either. He follows his wife into their […]
MAF delivers letter of encouragement to new believers
By Natalie Holsten
“You Dem there who have put your faith in Yagwe*, trust him. Yagwe has not forgotten you. He loves you so much. You also are now my family and I want to be there with you but right now I can’t.”
These heartfelt words, written from a […]
“There are 100 ways to be isolated,” said Paul College.
He and his wife, Beth, are part of MAF’s Member Care department.
They explain that for missionaries on the field, isolation can look like being the only Westerners in a place, which is what they experienced in Kalimantan, Indonesia, where they served with MAF as a pilot/mechanic […]
How a lifelong relationship with MAF missionaries and God’s calling are bearing fruit in a young Haitian man’s life.
On a Sunday in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Zacharie François got a call from one of the MAF pilots at the hangar. The starter generator on the Cessna Caravan was smoking.
Zacharie, the first Haitian to graduate from the School […]