By Maddison Souza, an MAF staff member serving with Alas de Socorro del Ecuador (ADSE – an MAF affiliate) in Shell, Ecuador.
Something that we really struggled with when we first moved to Ecuador was feeling like we didn’t belong. We were the new people and the only foreigners on our team here at ADSE, and […]
When I am afraid, I will put my trust in You.” Psalm 56:3
Click… click… click… You know that slow-building trip to the top of the roller coaster, white knuckles clutching the bar—the anticipation, and then the falling. Life lately has felt like that. I am not a huge fan of roller coasters and […]
“When I am drawing for Jesus my soul feels so alive,” says Heather Marx, an MAF missionary.
She and her husband Brian, an MAF pilot, are based in Nabire, in Papua, Indonesia. Heather’s role takes a variety of forms, from caring for their three young children to hosting visiting missionaries and pilots in their home, to […]
Salatiga, Indonesia, is like a revolving door of people coming in and out to learn language. That’s where we’re living now, along with a few other MAF families. We are here to study language before heading off to our respective assignments. We’re all at different levels of culture shock and language learning. Some may have […]
“Even when I am old and gray,
do not forsake me, my God,
till I declare your power to the next generation,
your mighty acts to all who are to come.” Psalm 71:18
My biggest fans have been, and will always be, my parents. No matter what any of us kids wanted to do in life, they […]
“I could never do what you’re doing.”
I’ve heard these words many times. God has asked my family to do many hard things and through each situation someone says that phrase. Joining MAF and preparing for our first term overseas has been no exception to this scenario.
The Hamstra family at MAF headquarters around the […]