MAF helps bring discipleship ministry to remote community
By Natalie Holsten
As the tropical sun beat down on the village of Long Pujungan, young children filed into the church building by ones and twos, freshly bathed and ready to learn.
They gathered at the front of the church, sitting on the floor in a semicircle, little folding desks […]
You are one of many partners whom God is using to make young disciples of Christ in the DR Congo
By Jennifer Wolf
In October of 2021, a team of four disembarked the MAF Cessna Caravan at the Mbandaka Airport, in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo. Their flight from Kinshasa had covered 362 miles and […]
The Nelson family.
“All of my favorite instructors were from MAF,” said Luke Nelson, describing his flight training at Moody Aviation in Spokane, WA, and one of the reasons he chose to serve with Mission Aviation Fellowship.
Luke and his wife, Amy, had both wanted to be missionaries when they were kids, even though neither […]
MAF comes alongside those who have experienced unthinkable tragedy in the DRC
By Jeanelle Reider
You wouldn’t know it by Mama Celestine’s face.
As she enters her immaculate 7×10 foot mud hut, an infant strapped to her back, her serene smile warms up the room.
You wouldn’t know it from Papa Mambo either. He follows his wife into their […]
MAF delivers letter of encouragement to new believers
By Natalie Holsten
“You Dem there who have put your faith in Yagwe*, trust him. Yagwe has not forgotten you. He loves you so much. You also are now my family and I want to be there with you but right now I can’t.”
These heartfelt words, written from a […]
“There are 100 ways to be isolated,” said Paul College.
He and his wife, Beth, are part of MAF’s Member Care department.
They explain that for missionaries on the field, isolation can look like being the only Westerners in a place, which is what they experienced in Kalimantan, Indonesia, where they served with MAF as a pilot/mechanic […]