Category Archives: Newsletter

Making Disciples

What does it mean to “make disciples”?

 

The first time disciples of Jesus were called “Christians” was in the city of Antioch. Antioch was a cosmopolitan city with many different ethnicities living within its walls. Amid this diversity, a group of people stood out—those who followed an obscure, recently crucified Jewish rabbi from Nazareth. It would […]

Staying Power

A strong calling and a fulfilling ministry, plus the support of the MAF Family, helped this single missionary stick it out for the long haul.

 

A small MAF Cessna airplane touched down in a remote village in the highlands of Papua (then Irian Jaya), Indonesia. Lois Belsey, a 26-year-old Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) missionary from […]

Ministry Spotlight: Brent Halvorsen

MAF maintenance specialist Brent Halvorsen.

Brent Halvorsen may have tuned out when an MAF recruiter spoke to his class at Liberty University in Virginia seven years ago, but God made sure Brent heard at least one word: Idaho.

After majoring in aviation maintenance and biblical studies, Brent moved across the country to Boise, […]

Real Change

How missionaries, an airstrip, MAF airplanes, a school, and a clinic are being used by God to change the ending for the Moi people

 

“My baby’s dying. Can you help?”

Stephen and Carolyn Crockett*, missionaries among the Moi people in a remote village of Papua, Indonesia, were often awakened at night by the cries of desperate parents. […]

Wonderful Words!

Bringing a New Testament to the Moskona people.

 

“These are wonderful words! I have never understood what they were supposed to mean but now in my language they are so clear — so beautiful! The people in the village will be able to understand this at last! This is so good I don’t want to stop […]

Four Airplanes, One Hangar, Kingdom Impact

It truly takes a village—or a fleet of airplanes, mechanics, and MAF supporters—to bring Christ’s love to isolated people.

 

At MAF’s hangar in Uganda, four aircraft from different Africa programs were recently in for maintenance at the same time—from Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Chad, South Sudan, and Uganda.

While each one waited for its turn […]