Category Archives: Boarding Pass

Changing Airplanes, Unchanging Mission

When WWII pilots envisioned using small aircraft to help the gospel spread to hard-to-reach areas, could they have imagined what missionary aviation looks like today? Could MAF’s founders have conceived of the complexity of the tools—the aircraft—that now make up the MAF fleet?

Now, 75 years after the start of MAF’s ministry, its aircraft have changed […]

The Fabric of Ministry

MAF’s Carolyn Monson began a ministry that helps local women earn a living

 

Carolyn Monson ran her hands across colorful bolts of fabric, admiring the new designs. As she made a pile of her favorites, her three children scurried about the store, weaving in and out of fabric displays.

At the counter, the owner greeted her warmly […]

A Hungry Hyena Tale

A hungry hyena and a dental team lead to a career highlight for one MAF maintenance specialist

 

Story by Roger Clark

The tail of the airplane wasn’t just damaged. It had been eaten. I was in central Mozambique helping with a long inspection of an MAF Cessna 206 when the call came in from the Niassa Game […]

Once in a Lifetime

An MAF mother and daughter accompany a long-time missionary in Papua and witness what happens when lives are transformed by the gospel.

 

Anja van Dijk and her daughter, Janieke, MAF missionaries, could see meandering rivers, swamps, and tropical forest from the window of the MAF airplane as they soared over the Mamberamo region of Papua, […]