An MAF staff member sees God work in the midst of a disaster.
Stanley Lepar’s last day in Sulawesi, Indonesia, was fifteen days after the earthquake and tsunami struck the island on October 12, 2018. Stanley is an Indonesian staff member at MAF’s nearby program in Papua. He came to Sulawesi to serve alongside other members […]
How God used MAF helicopters to save lives in Indonesia—including an unexpected one.
In the 1970s through the 90s, MAF’s Indonesia program used helicopters to support missionaries who were bringing the gospel to unreached villages—rugged, primitive areas where airstrips had not yet been built. Mike Meeuwse was one of those pilots who served in Papua in […]
One helicopter pilot inspires another in the family, to bring the love of Christ to the least-reached areas of Papua.
An MAF helicopter near Langda, in Papua, Indonesia, July of 1979. Glenn Laird was the pilot. Photo by Larry M. Lake.
“There were a lot of questions in our minds. Was the Lord really calling […]
A staff member from Papua takes his skills to the next level and spreads joy at MAF headquarters
“In MAF, I love to do even little things but with a big heart,” said Arleon Eko, an MAF staff member from Papua, Indonesia. “I work with wiring or solar but I can help people in remote areas. […]
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, […]
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 […]