Category Archives: USA

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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

President’s Blog: Finishing the Task

I recently had the privilege of attending the Issachar Initiative FTT (Finishing The Task) Conference at Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church in California. The Issachar Initiative is a group of mission organizations who—like Mission Aviation Fellowship—are committed to “finishing the task” of reaching all people groups with the message of the Gospel.  It was wonderful getting […]