Category Archives: Idaho

Introducing David Holsten

MAF’s new president steps into the next chapter of God’s story.

 

“Who am I to be asked to step into this role?”

That question ran through David Holsten’s mind when the MAF Board of Directors formally asked him to consider becoming MAF’s next President and CEO. Thoughts of the incredible legacy of this 73-year-old organization and the […]

Joining Forces to Bring Hope to Haiti

A Missionary in Haiti equips himself to volunteer with MAF

 

Andrew after landing at Smith Prairie (2U0), east of Boise, during MAF’s flight standardization.

 

As a missionary based in Haiti since 2011, Andrew Sutton knew about MAF. He’d bumped into David Carwell, MAF Haiti program manager, on one of his first visits to the country while […]

A Lasting Impact

How one flight helps change lives thousands of miles away

Scott, middle, with friends and family, and pilot Jason, front right.

Scott Atteberry was wheeled into the chapel at MAF headquarters by his wife, Deana, as friends and family waited. Blue skies stretched above the high deserts of Idaho and a light breeze brushed across this […]

Unexpected Reminder

Regina and I flew a Cessna 172 from Nampa to Cottonwood, Idaho, for a short Valentine’s retreat. The weather forecasts proved accurate—clear skies for our departure and arrival airports. Midway, the ceiling lowered as we crossed the mountains west of McCall—as expected. But, we snuggled into the canyon and followed Route 95 through Riggins, and […]

MAF Breaks Ground

Mission Aviation Fellowship Breaks Ground on Significant Expansion of Its Nampa Campus

NAMPA, Idaho – Mission Aviation Fellowship broke ground Friday on a project that will nearly double the size of its headquarters in Nampa, Idaho.

“When MAF moved to Nampa from California 10 years ago, the original master plan included a number of buildings that were […]

An Unexpected Season

For 10 years, MAF mechanic Roger Clark took care of Cessna 206s in Lesotho, and a King Air in West Africa before that. Now, he and his wife, Barb, and their children have returned to serve in the States. Coming back has not been easy. They have found it infinitely harder returning to the U.S. […]