Bibles to Holuwan: A Light For their Path by Linda Ringenberg
The ladies of the village of Holuwan were waiting. They were dressed up, excitedly swaying back and forth and chanting in their Yali tongue. They were waiting for the MAF plane to land, bringing them Bibles in their own language.
The Cessna Caravan touched down and […]
by Grant Strugnell
How one pilot saw it all come together
Every new South African commercial pilot has a rite of passage: to visit Lanseria International Airport to hand a resume to as many companies as possible. Grant Strugnell made this pilgrimage in 2005, when he was ready to switch jobs and itching to fly bigger, cooler […]
One man supports MAF through a unique giving opportunity
By: Chris Burgess.
Fred lives in Arizona and is a former Marine aviator who served multiple tours in Vietnam. He greatly supports the work of MAF and other Christian organizations. I had the pleasure of talking with Fred, and he shared why he chose to support MAF through […]
One Donor’s Unforgettable Encounter with MAF
By: Grace H.
One casual, unexpected conversation at a church event was all it took for Mike Rowles’s dream to finally materialize.
Mike, long-time supporter of MAF, had dearly wished to visit the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to see both his World Vision adopted son and the MAF program in the […]
How God used a broken part to fix a broken soul
Since we’ve been talking about airplane maintenance lately, we thought we’d share a story about one of those inconvenient moments when an airplane wouldn’t start. Even though our pilots and mechanics take excellent care of MAF aircraft, there’s still the chance that the unexpected will […]
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 […]