Tag Archives: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Faithfulness Across Generations

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 […]

Caring for the Sick, As Jesus Commanded

The recent outbreak of Ebola in western Africa has brought attention to the sad state of healthcare in that part of the world. But those who spend any time in Africa are keenly aware of its inadequacies. Few hospitals and doctors … limited access to immunizations, or fear of them … illnesses caused by lack […]

Looking Back at 2013

As the year draws to a close, we look back with gratitude at all the Lord accomplished through the ministry of MAF. Here are some of the highlights and key stories of the year.

• MAF staff organized “JESUS” film showings in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Mozambique. Hundreds of decisions were made for Christ.

Choices and Callings

As an MK or missionary, you receive a wide range of questions from “Where are you from?” to “Why don’t you work in your passport country?” For MKs with crazy, yet beautiful, lives, this first question can be hard. What is home when your heart is in so many places?

Sarah’s Dad, John (2007)

As for […]

Facing my Worst Fear: Leaving Congo

Sarah Gorenflo is an MAF missionary kid who spent seven years in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

For most of my life growing up, I didn’t face the normal fears of heights or spiders that other kids faced. Instead, my one huge fear was that one day we would have to leave Congo and not […]

Congo IT Adventures

As I sit here at my desk in Bunia, D.R. Congo, I can’t help but think of the day I had yesterday and laugh.  I’ve only been in Congo a couple of weeks, and really only started working on IT projects a few days ago, but I’m finding the adventures come quickly—and in no short […]