In 1964 violent uprisings gripped the country that is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Missionaries found themselves in increasing danger and needed to escape before the fighting claimed their lives. Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) played a key role in these evacuations. While airplanes were obviously integral, according to decades-old reports and testimonies, another […]
You probably know that Mission Aviation Fellowship flies missionaries, doctors, pastors, and relief workers to many of the most remote parts of the world. While you won’t find reference to it in our name, MAF also has quite an extensive IT ministry. In many of the remote places we fly there is also a lack […]
A friend recently wrote to us commenting about the high level of corruption here and the things that have happened to our family and friends. She keeps up with our blog and knows about the challenges we deal with on a daily basis. She wanted to know if I ever find myself becoming bitter […]
Waiting to board an MAF flight out of Bunia to Entebbe, on their way to the MAF program in Kinshasa, our resource team encountered this traveler who had a change of heart.
The young man stands in the shade of the wing of the MAF airplane. The airport ramp is hot and dusty. He waits in […]
When I reflect on 2011 and the kind of work MAF did over the past year, it’s truly amazing. Looking at the amount of things accomplished as a direct result of MAF’s involvement, it’s quite satisfying to see how both the demonstration and proclamation of the Gospel occurred.
The demonstration—the “hands and feet” of Jesus—is happening […]
During the past several months a lot of our flights have been in response to serious health issues here in the Congo. Four of the provinces in DRC, including Kinshasa, where we live, had been suffering from a severe cholera outbreak. Even an individual who is otherwise strong and healthy can die quickly from cholera. […]