Category Archives: Field Stories

Unshakable Trust in a Faithful God

Flight Follow | Season 1: Episode 4

 

In this episode, we visit with Jean Wunsch and hear about her life as a missionary kid in Africa, and later as an MAF missionary in Indonesia and the U.S. Along the way, personal loss, illness, and injuries (and a fear of heights) could have derailed her, were it […]

Pilots Remember a Faithful Airplane

Flight Follow | Season 1: Episode 5

 

 

Imagine a small Cessna aircraft, PK-MCB, serving the Church and missions for almost 50 years in Kalimantan, Indonesia, on the rugged island of Borneo. Now imagine if that airplane could talk, the stories it could tell. We’ve brought you the next best thing: stories from the pilots that flew […]

Generations in Ecuador

Flight Follow | Season 1: Episode 3

 

Gene Jordan, wife Lynn, and Ecuador. Gene grew up in Ecuador, flew for MAF in Ecuador, and now his children (with grandchildren) serve in Ecuador. Gene recalls his first flights with MAF, pet monkeys, Ecuadorian rain, and how it feels going back to the same airstrips and villages and […]

Move Again Friend (and an Angel at the Crossroads)

Flight Follow | Season 1: Episode 2

 

Over the course of their years on the field with MAF, the Westom family had to move numerous times due to the instability of the country they were serving in. These evacuations made for trying times, and leaning on the Lord for safety and peace—and patience—was essential for their […]

John Miller, Pokum, and a Guitar for God in Indonesia

Flight Follow | Season 1: Episode 1

 

 

John and Cora Lou Miller lived and served in Papua, Indonesia. Listen in as John speaks about the unusual cassowary bird, coming into contact with unreached people and their distrust of aircraft, and how a love of music can cross barriers of language. You also get a small sample […]

Hard Things, but a Good God

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, […]