Top Ten Blog Posts For 2013

Sometimes serious, sometimes funny. The MAF bloggers entertain and enlighten us about life as an MAF missionary or give us a new perspective on the ministry. We hope you’ve enjoyed each of our blog contributors this year. Just for fun, let’s take a look back at some of the most widely read blog posts of 2013.

A sleepy passenger. Joe Perez tags along on a flight with his dad. Photo by Daniel Perez.

A sleepy passenger. Joe Perez tags along on a flight with his dad. Photo by Daniel Perez.

#10—What happens when you try to make a simple pancake breakfast in Haiti. Turns out it’s anything but simple.

#9—Thanksgivings in Indonesia may be different than what this MAF wife grew up with, but they’ve become some of her most memorable ones.

#8—What’s it like to live in an aviation town? Here’s a glimpse of life at MAF’s Wamena base.

#7—The advantages of flying the new KODIAKs are evident as this MAF pilot takes us through one day in the KODIAK.

#6—While MAF pilots must focus on what’s in front of them when operating the plane, it’s what’s behind them that matters.

#5—As told from the perspective of an MK (missionary kid), the heartbreak that comes from leaving Congo. This one received a bundle of encouraging comments.

#4—When a new staff person had the chance to tag along on a training flight, he first had to overcome his own fears about flying. (I think it’s safe to say he’d do it again in a heartbeat.)

Showing the “JESUS” Film in Namialo, Mozambique. Photo by Jill Holmes.

Showing the “JESUS” Film in Namialo, Mozambique. Photo by Jill Holmes.

#3—An MAF family shares reflections on their first term of service in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

#2—Some thoughts on “delicious” landing procedures, or some of the hazards to watch for upon landing, including pigs and cows.

#1—Three things you may not have known about MKs … our most widely read post of the year!

A huge Thank You to all of the MAF blog writers that contributed in 2013. Blessings to all of you in 2014! We look forward to more of your stories in the coming year.

Blog writers in Africa: Kimberly Baker, Nancy Burton, Nick & Jocelyn Frey, Owen Fuller, Jill Holmes, Lydia Hochstetler (MK Corner), Megan Harrell, Justin Honaker, Gerd LePoidevin

Blog writers in Haiti: Karen Broyles, Christine Harms, Liz Schandorff

Blog writers in Indonesia: Rebecca & Sean Cannon, Amy Chin, Dave Forney, Daniel Geaslen, Natalie Holsten, Rebecca Hopkins, Joy Neal, Daniel Perez, Linda Ringenberg, Ellie Scheer, Jonathan Smith (MK Corner)

Blog writers at headquarters: Ashleigh Boyd (MK Corner), Chris Burgess, Sarah Gorenflo (MK Corner), and Jim Manley

Blog writers in other areas: Laura Macias (Costa Rica); Lady “M” and our Between the Verses contributor (restricted-access countries)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *