By Natalie Holsten
“My mission field is the students and their parents,” said teacher Katherine Mosher. Katherine has taught missionary kids for seven years with MAF, serving at Hillcrest International School (HIS) in Sentani, Indonesia, and its satellite school in Wamena.
Raised by Christian parents in Snoqualmie, Washington, Katherine had an early interest in missions after her […]
When loved ones are called to serve overseas
By Jeanelle Reider
Jake and Ada Breugem had no doubt God had called their daughter and her family to serve with MAF in the South American country of Suriname. But that didn’t make it easy to let them go.
As they thought about the moment when they would have to […]
To what lengths will a village go to find God?
By Jennifer Wolf
One day in 2012, a few men from Bina, a village in the highlands of Papua, Indonesia, started a two-day trek to traverse a huge valley. When they reached the rushing river in the middle, they stepped barefoot and sure-footedly on a narrow vine […]
Story by Chad Dimon, an MAF pilot/mechanic who served with his family in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Last June, Chad transported a group of CECA-20 Church (Evangelical Community in Central Africa) pastors and Samaritan’s Purse leaders to the northern tip of the DRC, near the Sudanese border. He was able to […]
The Portillo family.
For over 20 years, Juan Carlos and Johanna Portillo have served with MAF as a pilot mechanic family in three MAF affiliates—organizations that were founded by MAF but now are operated by local people. They began their ministry in 1998, working as national staff with MAF affiliate AGAPE in Guatemala. They […]
The mutual joy of evangelists from the highlands of Papua and the lowland villagers they serve.
Story by Daniel Bristol, an MAF pilot/mechanic serving with his family in Papua, Indonesia.
The Mamberamo is a large river that flows into the lowlands of Papua and makes its way to the Pacific Ocean. The Dani are a people […]