Category Archives: Ministry Focus

Giving Through Generations

How God took one family’s tragedy and used it for good

 

Allan Bagge was flying his airplane in northern Idaho in 1987 when he tragically crashed—he did not survive.

Allan and Lois Bagge, 1986. Photo courtesy of the Bagge family.

Lois, Allan’s wife, was determined to honor her husband and bring closure to his death.

“My mom […]

Tech Corner: Alphabet Soup

Airplanes are complicated. And to the outsider, it can sound like pilots and maintenance specialists are speaking a different language when they talk about their craft. For instance: “A KODIAK is a single-engine turboprop, STOL aircraft, with a Garmin G1000 display, a special high-lift wing, and a 750 horsepower engine.” Those of you who are […]

Flexibility in Responding to Disasters

I recently had the opportunity to train with MAF’s Disaster Response team in order to be prepared when such events arise. There is very little time for decision makers to determine if MAF is equipped to meet the specific needs of a particular disaster response. Once the decision has been made to go, speed is […]

Haiti Update, October 18

MAF Sends Additional Aircraft and Crew to Haiti,  Installs Satellite Communication System to Aid Relief Efforts

An MAF KODIAK aircraft arrived at Port-au-Prince on Oct. 15.

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) has deployed a fourth airplane and three additional staff to Haiti to join its team conducting relief flights following Hurricane Matthew. The KODIAK […]

Transforming the Future

Through aviation and technology, you are opening the doors for a university in the DRC.

Songs of praise bounced off concrete floors and resounded from the tin roof. A parade of officials, professors, pastors, wives, and national leaders flowed around the chapel in celebration.

This was a very special day indeed because the small village of Kikongo […]

It has been 60 years …

… since Nate Saint, Jim Elliot, Peter Fleming, Roger Youderian, and Ed McCully gave their lives so that the Waorani (then Auca) tribe could hear the Gospel. After initial efforts to make contact with this remote tribe in Ecuador were deemed positive, these brave men landed on a river beach deep in the jungle […]