MAF Staff Share Perspectives About Ministry Through the Years
David Francis works on an MAF airplane. Photo by MAF staff.
DAVID FRANCIS – DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – With MAF since 2004
An extra headset sat in the passenger seat of MAF pilot David Francis’ airplane. During long flights across the vast Democratic Republic of the […]
When I was preparing to move to Lesotho I sat down with some women who have all served overseas as missionaries. In our time of fellowship there was one thing every one of them told me would be most important for my longevity and success…
How true I have discovered this to be. While I love […]
I am finding since my arrival in Lesotho, I have been on a roller coaster ride of sorts. A ride, which I would label, “Cultural Perception.” For the first couple of months here I idolized the culture I came from. I compared everything I saw, tasted, heard and felt to what I deemed as normal […]
Baby Litsitso … a blessing, indeed.
In Lesotho names mean a great deal; they identify clan, character, and can offer hope or be associated with devastation. Seven weeks ago a beautiful baby girl, Litsitso (deet-SEET-so) Elizabeth, was born to proud parents Rethabile and ‘Maseithathi Sello.
This may seem an ordinary birth announcement until you have a […]
Tonight, while driving the daughter of another MAF family home, we came across a horrific traffic accident. It was dark outside and there was a chaotic pile of cars on the road. We were shocked to see the broken bodies of Basotho men lying on the road. We were astonished by the lack of medical […]
Mpho* is among the throng of kids who come to our house to play. She is a beautiful 9-year-old girl, and I have made it my mission to befriend her.
A few months ago Mpho was excited about coming with us to our soccer outreach. When the time came to leave she was at our […]