How people like you are making a difference in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
By: Jennifer Wolf
You may have read our FlightWatch story, or seen us post about how our team in eastern DRC is helping to address a nearby crisis. Nearly 100,000 people recently fled terrible violence and are living in makeshift camps, […]
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 […]
How God used an MAF pilot and a small Cessna to save one life and transform an entire village
“As I landed and shut down the engine, I thought it was strange no one from the village was there to meet me—usually the whole village comes out to see the airplane! That’s when I heard the crying […]
Karlene Stehling’s days as a young MAF wife in Shell, Ecuador were busy—flight-following for the MAF pilots, keeping an eye on her toddler son, bookkeeping, and hosting visiting missionaries. After 12 years in Ecuador, she and her late husband, Joe, were assigned to serve at MAF headquarters.
Today Karlene’s ministry looks quite different. She assesses all […]
How you spread the love of Christ, and hope, through MAF in the wake of violence
In the aftermath of tragedy, Jesus went up to a remote place to be with His Father. Soon He was surrounded by people in need. He went over to them and healed them. As the day turned into night, His […]
Staff Profile: Lilas M.R. Upoy, Booking Officer for MAF in east DRC
Story by Annaleis Woodsum, an MAF missionary preparing to serve at the base in Nyankunde, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Relationships are paramount in Africa. For this reason, building up the national staff and strengthening relationships are high priorities for MAF.
One of […]